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Georgia Potato Forum looks forward with optimism
January 05, 2021
Last month, key actors from Georgia’s potato sector convened virtually to discuss ideas to enhance the country’s potato sector.
Aerial view of the McCrum French Fry plant in Belfast, Maine
December 22, 2020
McCrum: 'This project with Kiremko and Idaho Steel was a big project for our family. Trust with Kiremko and Idaho Steel has grown from day one. Our family considers them as partners now.'
World Potato Congress January 14, 2021 Webinar with Todd Forbush
December 21, 2020
The World Potato Congress has announced its next webinar for Thursday, January 14, 2021 with Todd Forbush, Engineer with Techmark, Inc.
Outgoing chief executive hails the potato growers of South Africa
November 10, 2020
Dr. André Jooste, an agricultural economist who joined Potatoes South Africa eight years ago as chief executive officer, is leaving the organization at the end of the month for personal reasons.
The Idaho Potato Commission Appoints Three New Commissioners
November 10, 2020
During the Idaho Potato Commission's (IPC) October meeting three new Commissioners representing the grower sector of the industry were sworn in.
Bem Brasil goes PEF
November 04, 2020
Elea GmbH, the world leader in Pulsed Electric Field systems for food processing, has supplied a first PEF Advantage system for potato processing suitable for processing up to 30 t/h.
El Perú tiene más de tres mil variedades de papa, una riqueza a preservar.
November 02, 2020
La semana pasada se prolongó la moratoria al ingreso de cultivos transgénicos al Perú hasta el 2035. El tema suscita el debate a favor y en contra desde hace nueve años, cuando se estableció una primera moratoria que vencía el 2021.
South Africa Has Seen a Massive Surge in Potato Prices in Recent Months
October 23, 2020
Since mid-June, potato prices have been on average 46% higher than in the same period last year. In four months, the average market price of a 10kg
bag has rocketed from below R35 to R83.
Boulder Canyon Debuts New Thin & Crispy Potato Chips Made With Avocado Oil
October 16, 2020
Boulder Canyon brings adventurous, flavorful snack food innovation to those seeking a better-for-you experience with their new Thin & Crispy potato chips.
Harvesting, prices and future plans: the potato situation in the regions of Russia
October 10, 2020
Since the start of autumn, potato producers in the regions of Russia have been facing many challenges, new and old. In the Russian Federation, the average annual volume of potatoes used for food purposes is estimated to be at 13-14 million tons, which makes potato one of the most important crops in Russia. In this article, we present information about the potato situation in various regions of Russia.

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