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Potato Farmers gathered their tractors in Xylofagou ahead of the president's visit (Courtesy: CNA)

The president of Cyprus meets with potato farmers, promises support

juli 11, 2022
The President of Cyprus, Nicos Anastasiades, promised potato farmers on Wednesday that the government would support them. The president was in Xylofagou to open a new citizen's service centre
Potato farmers from Cyprus will take action if government does not support them

Potato farmers from Cyprus will take action if government does not support them

mei 24, 2022
Following the rise in prices that has been at the centre of disputes and protests all over Cyprus in recent weeks, potato farmers said on Thursday they will also take action if the government does not intervene to support them.
In Cyprus Famagusta district, 80% of the potato crop has been destroyed by the latest storms, according to the Cyprus News Agency.

Potato Crop Cyprus affected by rain

januari 13, 2020
Potato cultivation in a key area of Cyprus - an exporter of 'New Potatoes' to several European countries is - is seriously affected by rain storms.
Cypriot potatoes becoming increasingly popular in Europe

Cypriot potatoes becoming increasingly popular in Europe

april 22, 2017
Cypriot potatoes becoming increasingly popular in Europe

Mediation in potato packing dispute Cyprus

december 04, 2011
The dispute between workers at the potato packaging factory in Vryssoules and their employers will be discussed at the Labour Ministry on Monday. The two sides met at the ministry yesterday and relayed their views to the mediation service. The ministr...

Potato packers in Cyprus on strike over plans for cheap labour

november 30, 2011
Approximately 100 Greek-Cypriot potato packers in Vrysoulles went on strike yesterday against their employer’s intention to sack them and replacing them with EU community workers from Eastern Europe. The strike was organised by workers’ unions SEK and...

Potato farmers on Cyprus on strike: never received promised compensation of government

april 03, 2011
Around 200 potato farmers went on strike yesterday along the Larnaca-Ayia Napa road after still not having received compensation for damage to crops due to extreme weather conditions over the last two years.

Frost damages potato crops in Cyprus

februari 09, 2010
Seventy per cent of potato crops suffered extensive damage in the Famagusta district, farmers complained yesterday. Akel deputy Yiannakis Gabriel told reporters the damage caused to crops due to the past three nights’ freezing temperatures had brought...


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