EU tariffs on US sweet potatoes increase 25%
November 23, 2020
The European Union brought in $4 billion of tariffs earlier this month. The tariffs will affect a whole range of imported products, with grapefruit and sweet potatoes among them.
Nueve concellos de Galicia podrán volver a plantar patatas
November 23, 2020
Son: Cariño, Ortigueira, Neda, Lourenzá, A Pastoriza, Riotorto, A Pontenova, Ribadeo y O Valadouro, ahora zona tampón
UK potato packer Branston plans expansion
November 23, 2020
UK potato packing business Branston has submitted plans for a new facility.
España: Un nuevo negocio del casco antiguo compostelano reinventa la patata asada de feria a la gallega
November 23, 2020
Se llama Galipapas y, como su nombre bien indica, es una reinvención a la gallega de todo un clásico en el sur de España y del baked potatoe de la cocina inglesa.
Ukraine imports potatoes from Poland and the Netherlands
November 23, 2020
Ukraine started to import potatoes from Poland, where prices fell sharply due to a significant reduction in consumption by the European segment of HoReCa.
UK Potato Storage: regular checks vital this season for reducing risks
November 22, 2020
The continued wet weather in late October/early November in the United Kingdom has extended the harvesting season beyond eight weeks for some, which is clearly not good news where stores have been part-filled and cooling systems unable to function correctly.
Dewulf launches a new 4-row self-propelled potato harvester: Enduro
November 21, 2020
Dewulf, a manufacturer of potato harvesters from Belgium, launches an entirely new 4-row self-propelled sieving harvester: the Enduro. This harvester on tyres is equipped with new technologies in the areas of ground pressure, product cleaning and flow, and buffer capacity.
TOMRA Food and Ortofrutticola Parma: Selected quality, from the earth to the table
November 19, 2020
Installing TOMRA's Sentinel II sorting machine has enabled the Italian company to select large quantities of potatoes – its flagship products – with great precision and minimal waste.
Annual Cambridge Potato Conference will be an online event this year
November 17, 2020
After much discussion and planning by the CUPGRA Executive Committee, it has been decided, owing to COVID-19 restrictions, to go ahead with a virtual conference to continue the unbroken run of 30 successful CUPGRA Cambridge Potato Conferences.
World Potato Congress Inc. Webinar 'Developing the Pipeline from Genomics to New Products' with Dr. Mark Taylor
November 17, 2020
Next World Potato Congress webinar will be held on December 15, 2020, when Mark Taylor of the James Hutton Institute will speak on 'Developing the Pipeline from Genomics to New Products'
Guillaume Liesch, Champ'pom : 'The situation is good in the consumption potato market'
November 17, 2020
The health crisis has taken a toll on the industrial potato market, although the consumer market has not been hit that hard.
Scandi Standard partners with Veg of Lund in research project to develop potato based meat-substitute
November 17, 2020
Scandi Standard, the leading producer of chicken products in the Nordic region, partners with Veg of Lund AB in a research project to develop a meat-substitute similar to chicken based on potato and rapeseed oil.