The FAO Food Price Index firmer for the second consecutive month in a row
August 07, 2020
The FAO Food Price Index (FFPI) averaged 94.2 points in July 2020, up 1.1 points (1.2 percent) from June. Rising for the second consecutive month, the July value is nearly 1 point (1 percent) above its level in the corresponding month last year.
Idaho Steel, Reyco and Kiremko: Partners for Decades
August 03, 2020
Three well-known companies in the potato industry, three identities, one brand. Idaho Steel, Reyco and Kiremko have been strategic partners for decades.
It’s going to be a harvest with plenty of clods…
July 28, 2020
Throughout last spring we were dealing with historically poor soil structure in Western Europe, with clods as hard as concrete. Will harvests of potato and onion reflect this? The chances of that seem high, so what can you do to keep clods out of your storage?
Management buyout at Puffin produce
July 28, 2020
Farmer shareholders at Haverfordwest-based Puffin Produce have relinquished control of the co-operative in a management buyout deal.
TOMRA Food opens new regional headquarters in Latin America
July 27, 2020
New premises, with Customer Experience Center and Regional Training Hub, will strengthen the customer support provided across Latin America by TOMRA Food, Compac, and BBC Technologies.
New report identifies 27 countries heading for COVID-19-driven food crises
July 23, 2020
FAO and WFP collaborate on a unique analysis of countries on the precipice of what could be the worst food crisis in generations
US Potato Sales at Retail See 32% Increase in Volume Since March 16
July 23, 2020
Retail potato sales in the United States are soaring, increasing 31% in dollar sales and 32% in volume sales between March 16, 2020 and June 14, 2020, according to IRI.
Simplot Introduces New Delivery-focused Fry That Holds 40+ Minutes
July 22, 2020
Simplot has begun shipping a new line of fries that operators around the world have been waiting for: fries that stay crisp 40+ minutes after cooking—longer than any other fries in the industry! What’s more, they can be reheated to perfection at home in the microwave.
The solutions provided by sorting technologies are more necessary now than ever before.
July 20, 2020
TOMRA Food is reaching out to vegetable processors everywhere to help them tackle the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Americans tear up old eating habits, forcing farms to raze crops
July 20, 2020
Americans have rapidly changed the ways they buy, cook and eat food in just four months, leaving everyone from farmers to restaurants unable to match their pivot.
South Korean potatoes for Cambodia
July 20, 2020
South Korea plans to help Cambodia produce seed potatoes for planting in Mondulkiri province, where the conditions have potential for potato growing.
Foldable AVR ridger meets demand for mechanical weed control in potatoes
July 16, 2020
Respectfully using our soils and cultivating efficiently are key for a sustainable agricultural sector. Both private individuals – who determine demand in supermarkets – and governments are calling for a change of techniques, which is clear from the fact that all manner of chemical crop protection products and weed killers are rapidly and increasingly being prohibited.
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