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China: developments in new technology for virus detection in just 5 minutes

China develops a new method for detecting viruses in potatoes capable of providing results in just 5 minutes.
WPC President Peter VanderZaag, and Mr. Xiaoping Lu, WPC International Advisor and retired Director of the CIP-China Centre for Asia and Pacific (CCCAP).
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World Potato Congress President Peter VanderZaag addresses the 13th Annual Chinese Potato Expo held in Shandong Province, China.

WPC President Peter VanderZaag was honoured to receive an invitation to deliver an address at the Chinese Potato Expo, held in Shandong Province
China: Average Wholesale Prices of Fresh Potatoes (RMB/kg) (Figure 1)
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China: Frozen French Fry Exports Exceed Imports

Fresh potato production for MY 2022/23 (September to August) is forecast at 93 million metric tons (MMT), a small decrease from the estimated 95 MMT produced in MY 2021/22 owing to reduced acreage.
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juli 10, 2023

Veg of Lund signs letter of intent to sell its DUG potato based dairy alternatives in China

Veg of Lund has signed a Letter of Intent with Haofood Shanghai Food Technology Co., Ltd. The companies will cooperate with the common goal of selling, marketing and distributing Veg of Lund’s products - potato based dairy alternatives - under the DUG® brand in China early in 2024.
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World Potato Congress Inc. welcomes Jianmin Xie as International Advisor.

The World Potato Congress Inc. Board Of Directors announced Mr. Jianmin Xie in a key role as an International Advisor.
China bans 'one-size-fits-all' approach to farmland reclamation amid food security drive
juni 23, 2023

China bans 'one-size-fits-all' approach to farmland reclamation amid food security drive

China’s top land use regulator has warned local authorities against blunt efforts to reassign land for crops amid a national push for food security.
BRI Agri Institute Launched To Rev Up Potato Industry
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Eleven Belt and Road countries create a potato industry network, propose a joint Potato Germplasm Resource Bank

In a bid to turbocharge the potato industry, 11 Belt and Road (BRI) countries including China and Pakistan have joined international universities, companies and organisations to launch an international network on the potato industry at a forum held recently at China's Southwest University.
NW China's 'potato land' embraces new technology
maart 20, 2023

NW China's 'potato land' embraces new technology

As the potato-planting season approaches, baby potatoes from northwest China's Xiji County are making their way to the fields of farmers across the country's major potato-producing area.
Challenges and opportunities for HZPC in China
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Challenges and opportunities for potato company HZPC in China

Exceptional weather conditions, strict corona measures and political elections. Potato company HZPC has been involved in China since the beginning of this century, but as in the Netherlands, every year is different.
The WPC Board congratulates Mr. Xiaoping Lu, WPC International Advisor upon his retirement as Director of the International Potato Center-China Center
november 03, 2022

Xiaoping Lu retires as Director of the International Potato Center-China Center (CCCAP)

The World Potato Congress Inc.'s Board of Directors Congratulates Mr. Xiaoping Lu, their WPC International Advisor, upon his retirement from the International Potato Center-China Center for Asia Pacific (CCCAP).
China's potato exports hit another record in August.
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Potato export China hits another record in August

Relevant data show that from January to August 2022, China exported about 220,300 tons of fresh or refrigerated potatoes (except for seeds, the same below), an increase of about 2.57% compared with the same period last year.
Chinese Scientists clear up further details of the complex regulation of Potato blight resistance
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Chinese Scientists clear up further details of the complex regulation of Potato blight resistance

In recent work published in the journal Horticulture Research, researchers from Northeast Agricultural University and Huazhong Agricultural University characterized a negative regulator of late blight resistance in potato.

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