Indian Government invests in Cold Chain, Value Added Processing
juni 27, 2022
For a limited time, the government of India offers significant financial support for investments in the cold chain - including processing, through its plan entitled: 'Scheme of Cold Chain, Value Addition and Preservation Infrastructure'.
A hero role for potatoes in global food security? An Indian perspective
juni 14, 2022
The global agri-food system has been struggling with a series of disruptions caused by various events including drastic climate variabilities, the global pandemic of Covid-19 outburst, and the recent among them is Russia-Ukraine war.
PepsiCo & USAID award women farmers from West Bengal for breaking stereotypes and inspiring communities
mei 16, 2022
PepsiCo and U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) acknowledged and awarded six women farmers as part of its ‘Women’s Land Rights and Economic Empowerment’ activity in West Bengal.
Big victory for farmers: India revokes patent for PepsiCo's Lay's potatoes
december 09, 2021
India has revoked a patent for a potato variety grown exclusively for PepsiCo Inc's popular Lay's potato chips, according to an order issued on Friday by the Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers' Rights (PPVFR) Authority.
Target potato processing and cold storage technology, Manohar Lal Khattar to foreign cooperation department
december 03, 2021
Haryana Chief Minister, Sh. Manohar Lal directed the Foreign Cooperation Department to target potato processing and cold storage technology in Haryana in collaboration with Dutch investors.
Technico introduces a new early maturing red skin potato variety: Red Candy
augustus 20, 2021
Red Candy, a new potato variety launched by Technico Agri Sciences Ltd, combines early bulking with better storability. This addresses the key concerns of potato growers in e.g. in Bihar and Northern parts of West Bengal.