La municipalidad Sevillana 'La Rinconada' inicia la temporada de Patata Nueva
May 18, 2020
Para apoyar su consumo, se pone en marcha un concurso en redes sociales cuyo premio es el equivalente al peso de todos los miembros de la familia en kilos de este producto.
¿Lavadas o sin lavar? Los productores de Andalucía insisten en que el aspecto estético no influye en la frescura y sabor
May 18, 2020
Comienza la recolección de patata en la provincia de Sevilla, principal productora de Andalucía, un sector que genera unos 70.000 jornales anuales.
Rain decimates Tasmanian potato crop; processors fear European spuds will be dumped on Aussie market
May 18, 2020
Tasmanian potato growers, who produce the bulk of Australia’s French fries, are having a disastrous harvest. Months of wet weather is making it impossible to get onto paddocks in parts of the state.
Wageningen University & Research (WUR) studies wild potatoes for new pest-free potato varieties
May 14, 2020
Wageningen University & Research (WUR) is to study wild potato varieties for resistance to a wide range of potato-diseases and plagues. This broad approach should yield breeding material that can be used to develop disease-free potato varieties.
McCain confirms Carberry layoffs
May 13, 2020
McCain Foods confirmed that layoffs have occurred at its Carberry potato processing plant in an email sent by the company to the Sun on Wednesday.
A packaging machinery company has reported its best-ever first quarter.
May 13, 2020
GIC, which designs and manufactures vertical form fill and seal machines, has seen orders more than double year on year.
PepsiCo Launches New Direct-to-Consumer Offerings to Deliver Food & Beverage Products and Meet Increased Demand Amid Pandemic
May 13, 2020
As consumers increasingly turn online for their food and beverage needs during the COVID-19 pandemic, PepsiCo, Inc. announced the launch of PantryShop.com and Snacks.com, two direct-to-consumer websites where shoppers can order an assortment of PepsiCo's brands.
In April the FAO Food Price Index fell for the third consecutive month
May 13, 2020
The FAO Food Price Index* (FFPI) averaged 165.5 points in April 2020, down 5.7 points (3.4 percent) from March and the lowest since January 2019.
COVID-19 Pandemic Halts Global Trade of Potatoes and Cereals Creating a Food Security Challenge
May 13, 2020
COVID-19 has shaken the whole world-impacting society and the global economy similar to the effect of a world war.
Potato Industry Welcomes USD 50 Million USDA Purchase for Potatoes
May 13, 2020
The National Potato Council has welcomed USDA’s announcement of a $50 million surplus potato purchase to support the industry during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Bühler creates the Bühler Virtual World to support food industry resilience during challenging times
May 12, 2020
In just six weeks, Bühler transformed its physical interpack program into a fully digital experience. It has certainly been a very steep learning curve for the company, but one that will give Bühler’s partners and customers access to new services.
Tong appoints new Quality Manager as growth strategy progresses
May 12, 2020
Leading UK potato and vegetable handling equipment manufacturer Tong Engineering has announced the appointment of a new Quality Manager: Denzil Phillips
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