<em>Edit News</em> Mass food production fuels growth in the US$4 billion Middle East &amp; African flexible packaging market
December 17, 2013
A new report from PCI Films Consulting forecasts that flexible packaging demand in the Middle East and Africa will grow by around 5% p.a. over the next five years as confidence in the region’s growing economy encourages inward investment and greater em...
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July 13, 2012
Russia has discovered brown rot in a shipment of potatoes imported from Egypt, threatening to halt trade of the crop between the two countries, an Egyptian Ministry of Agriculture official said Wednesday
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April 11, 2012
Egypt threatened on Tuesday to take retaliatory measures against Russia if it keeps a ban on Egyptian potato imports.
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June 14, 2011
Egypt and Russia have agreed to resume Egyptian potato imports to Russia starting with the next season, according to Egyptian Agriculture Minister Ayman Farid Abul Hadid.
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February 11, 2011
Er heerst opluchting in de pootgoedhandel. De export op Noord-Afrika en Egypte is zo goed als gedaan en heeft hierdoor geen belemmeringen ondervonden in verband met de onrust in deze gebieden.
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May 13, 2010
The European Union has agreed to import unlimited amounts of Egyptian potatoes duty-free starting in June. Since the beginning of this year, Egypt has exported a total of 261,108 tons of potatoes, of which 171,223 tons went to the EU and 90,000 tons t...
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March 15, 2010
This week Fresh-Produce bv in Waalwijk received the first Egyptian potatoes. According to Harold Loonen of Fresh-Produce the quality is very good.   &quot;Supply is going to be big. I expect to import more Egyptian potatoes than in previous years. It...
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December 16, 2009
The Commission has given permission to import Egyptian potatoes to the EU during the import season 2009/2010. This although shipments were confiscated last year because of contamination with Pseudomonas solanacearum.   During the last import season 6...
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September 04, 2009
Potatoes are once again a hot topic of contention between Egypt and the European Union. A couple of weeks ago, following the discovery of some cases of brown rot, the EU decided to impose a ban on Egyptian potato exports. An Egyptian-EU agreement stipu...
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January 23, 2009
The Egyptian potato sector has enjoyed a mutually beneficial relationship with the UK for a number of years. Traditionally, the UK receives new-season, high-quality new potatoes throughout the winter months and in return, Egyptian producers are rewarde...
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October 22, 2008
Egypt may already have the magic ingredient to ease the pressures of a growing population and rising food prices: the Potato.In Egypt, those who know potatoes say that the lowly, oft-mocked crop could feed the hungry and pump cash into the economy. Big...
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