Mahindra launches precision potato planter in India, the 'PlantingMaster Potato +'
September 10, 2020
Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.’s Farm Equipment Sector (FES), a part of the USD 19.4 billion Mahindra Group, today announced the launch of its new advanced Precision Potato Planting machinery, the new ‘PlantingMaster Potato +’.
Banas Dairy has started construction of a potato processing plant in Gujarat, India for the production of French Fries
September 09, 2020
The Banas Dairy (part of GCMMF) potato plant will have an annual capacity to process 50,000 metric tonnes of potatoes. The company will produce French fries and 12 other potato products for local markets as well as export
Utkal Tubers India plans to ramp up its production of seed potatoes
December 23, 2019
Bengaluru-based potato seeds firm Utkal Tubers India plans to ramp up its annual production to 50,000 tons of high-yielding, disease-resistant seed potatoes across Gujarat, Assam, Punjab, UP, Haryana and Karnataka over the next three years.
Pepsico India's ownership of Potato variety FL-2027 again challenged in farmer protests
November 26, 2019
Farmers' rights activists on Tuesday planted FL-2027 seed potatoes on a plot of farmland in Ahmedabad, Gujarat to protest food and beverages major PepsiCo's reassertion of rights over the variety.
Pepsico sues Gujarat potato farmers for growing its proprietary varieties without authorization
April 16, 2019
PepsiCo has sued three potato farmers in Gujarat complaining that they have been illegally growing and selling a variety of potato exclusively registered to Pepsico for the use of producing its Lays potato chips.
Kiremko signs agreement for sales of french fry line with Hyfun foods during Dutch trade mission in India
June 06, 2018
During a recent Dutch trade mission to India potato processing was prominently in the spotlight as the well-known Dutch potato processing equipment manufacturer Kiremko signed a contract with India based French Fry manufacturer Hyfun Foods
Balaji Wafers to start production of French Fries and frozen specialties
December 03, 2014
Balaji, one of the largest regional potato chips and snacks brands in India, will soon move into the production of French fries and other frozen potato specialty products, according to Chandu Virani, MD of Balaji Wafers.