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Researchers identify new resistance genes protecting potato against Phytophthora infestans

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
China: Price of new potatoes continues to drop

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

'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.
Leading Food Retailer Carrefour Group sells Carrefour China to Suning.com

Leading Food Retailer Carrefour Group sells Carrefour China to Suning.com

June 24, 2019
On of the largest food retailers in the world, the Carrefour Group, announced today the signing of an agreement to sell an 80% equity interest in Carrefour China to Chinese Group Suning.com.
China Hikes Tariffs on U.S. Goods After Trump Warning. (Courtesy: Capital Watch)

China to hit US frozen fries, dehy potatoes with more tariffs

May 16, 2019
As the Trump administration’s trade fight with China twists and turns, exporters of frozen and dehy potatoes are facing a hit.
Starch Europe disappointed with extension of anti-dumping duties on exports of EU potato Starch to China

Starch Europe disappointed with extension of anti-dumping duties on exports of EU potato Starch to China

February 20, 2019
Starch Europe has issued a statement on the recent decision of the Chinese Minister of Commerce to extend the anti-dumping duties on exports of EU potato starch to China for another 5 years.
Arrancó la "revolución" de la papa en China

Arrancó la 'revolución' de la papa en China

February 11, 2019
Su producción de papa es ahora 20 veces la de Canadá. Así lo afirma Peter van der Zaag, de Sunrise Potato (Ontario), orador principal del Manitoba Potato Days, evento realizado a finales de enero en Brandon, Manitoba.
La labranza y el acolchado son clave para el cultivo de papa en China

La labranza y el acolchado son clave para el cultivo de papa en China

December 12, 2018
Según un estudio de la Universidad de Ningxia en Yinchuan, dichas técnicas mantienen la humedad del suelo y mejoran la tasa de emergencia de las plántulas.
Potato-based skincare line launches in China - and is coming to the US next year.

Potato-based skincare line Pototaly launches in China - and is coming to the US next year.

December 06, 2018
Pototaly, a potato-based organic skincare brand is founded by Yiwen Hao. She is very familiar with potatoes, as her family business is Landun Xumei Foods, a large farm-to-factory producer of potatoes that does everything from processing to delivery.
SENSOR TECHNOLOGY LEADER TOMRA STRENGTHENS SET-UPS IN CHINA

Sensor Technology Leader TOMRA Strengthens its Footprint in China

December 04, 2018
TOMRA, a global leader in sensor-based sorting technology, is committed to its long-term development in China and has further strengthened its set-up in this fast-growing market.
Soil tilling, mulching key to China’s potato crop

Soil tilling, mulching key to China’s potato crop

November 30, 2018
Rong Li and colleagues at Ningxia University in Yinchuan, China set out to discover if different tilling and mulching practices could improve soil moisture - and potato yields - in the Loess Plateau.
Aviko ends Snow Valley cooperation in China

Aviko ends Snow Valley cooperation in China

November 30, 2018
French Fry manufacturer Aviko, a subsidiary of Royal Cosun and Snow Valley Agriculture have agreed to end their joint venture in China.

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