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Chinese researchers identify a new potato disease
September 29, 2020
Undescribed disease has been observed on potato plants during the growing season, and in tubers during the storage period, from Nileke County, Qitai County and other locations in Xinjiang, China.
Researchers identify new resistance genes protecting potato against Phytophthora infestans
September 23, 2020
In a collaboration between the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences and the James Hutton institute, a study of a diploid wild potato with a high resistance to P. infestans led to the discovery of new resistance genes
World Potato Congress Inc. Recognizes Zaotong as 'Potato Plateau Seed Potato Capital of the World'
August 24, 2020
On August 18, 2020, a meeting was held in Zhaotong city, China. World Potato Congress (WPC) President Roman Cools, Dr. Peter VanderZaag, WPC Secretary and Brian Douglas, General Manager attended virtually.
Across China: Hi-tech Potato Industry Boosts Poverty Alleviation
August 19, 2020
The potato industry in Ulanqab, dubbed the 'potato city' of China, has become one of the main industries to help farmers shake off poverty.
Price of new Chinese potatoes continues to fall
April 07, 2020
Many potato traders with stock in storage have grown worried about the condition of the Chinese potato market. The market is quite weak and the delivery speed has slowed down.
PepsiCo's Be & Cheery Acquisition Targets Online Snacks Growth in China
February 25, 2020
This weekend, PepsiCo, Inc. announced that it had agreed to acquire Hangzhou Haomusi Food Co., Ltd. ('Be & Cheery'), one of the largest online snacks companies in China, from Haoxiangni Health Food Co., Ltd. ('Haoxiangni') for USD 705 million.
Dutch Potato Processor Aviko acquires Chinese French Fries Producer Hongyuan Louis
January 15, 2020
Aviko, one of Europe’s largest producers of fresh, frozen, dried and specialty potato products has reached an agreement with Hongyuan Agriculture to acquire 90% of its shares in Hongyuan Louis
Dutch Potato Processor Aviko acquires Chinese French Fries Producer Hongyuan Louis
January 15, 2020
Aviko, one of Europe’s largest producers of fresh, frozen, dried and specialty potato products has reached an agreement with Hongyuan Agriculture to acquire 90% of its shares in Hongyuan Louis
Givaudan doubles flavour production capacity in China
December 06, 2019
Givaudan, the world’s leading flavour and fragrances company, recently officially inaugurated a new extension to its Nantong, China manufacturing facility
Walmart to open 500 new stores, depots across the country.
November 22, 2019
Walmart China has plans to accelerate its expansion by opening more than 500 new stores and "depots" (smaller warehouses) in next five to seven years and updating 200 existing stores in three years, the company's top executive said.
China: Price of new potatoes continues to drop
September 11, 2019
The price of new potatoes in the northeast of China dropped last week and dropped even further this week. The supply speed also seems to slow down in comparison with earlier in the season.
'International Potato Center and Peru Joint Honorary Day' theme event held at Beijing horticultural expo
September 02, 2019
People visit the garden of International Potato Center during the "International Potato Center and Peru Joint Honorary Day" theme event held as part of the Beijing International Horticultural Exhibition in Yanqing District in Beijing.
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