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Local seed potato research promising in Zimbabwe.
november 24, 2022

Local seed potato research promising in Zimbabwe

The Zimbabwe Potato Micro-propagation Association (ZPMA) has spearheaded the resuscitation of seed potato production since this stalled around 2008. The current mandate is to substitute imported seed potato.
Farmer in Zimbabwe sues local potato chip manufacturer Cairns Foods over defective seed potatoes
september 19, 2021

Farmer in Zimbabwe sues local potato chip manufacturer Cairns Foods over defective potato seed

Patrick Makuzwa has approached the High Court seeking an order canceling his contract with Cairns Foods and for the food company to compensate him to the value of USD 46 789 50.
Zimbabwe: Matabeleland South Potato Producer Laments Lockdown Induced Losses
juni 24, 2021

Zimbabwe: Matabeleland South Potato Producer Laments Lockdown Induced Losses

The prolonged Covid-19 lockdown has brought more harm to potato production that any other crop being produced in Zimbabwe at the Agricultural Rural Development Authority (ARDA) Trek Antelope Estate in Maphisa, Matabeleland South.
Mr Oswell Mharapara
september 29, 2020

Zimbabwe starts seed potato multiplication to reduce the need for imports

The government of Zimbabwe, in conjunction with Kutsaga Research Station has embarked on a seed potato multiplication programme from mini-tuber to commercial seed potato.
Pepsico is considering a new snack plant in Zimbabwe, Zambia or Botswana
juni 19, 2018

Pepsico is considering a new snack plant in Zimbabwe, Zambia or Botswana

According to reports from Zimbabwe, Pepsico is considering a snack plant (Chips and Snacks) in the region consisting of the countries Zimbabwe, Zambia and Botswana.
Potato Chip manufacturer Hanawa Super Foods contracts 1000 farmers in Zimbabwe
oktober 17, 2017

Potato Chip manufacturer Hanawa Super Foods contracts 1000 farmers in Zimbabwe

Hanawa Super Foods has contracted over 1 000 farmers to grow potatoes as it moves to cut imports, a company official said.
Zimbabwe potato processor looking to import as the country runs out of potatoes
mei 28, 2017

Zimbabwe potato processor looking to import as the country runs out of potatoes

Zimbabwe has run out of potatoes for making potato chips, prompting potato chips manufacturer Hanawa Super Foods to request an import permit to buy potatoes from South Africa from the Industry and Commerce ministry.
Zimbabwe: 'Sack Potato a Flop'
augustus 10, 2014

Zimbabwe: 'Sack Potato a Flop'

Production of potatoes in sacks has proved to be a non-profitable venture with farmers registering zero to one kilogram per plant, according to Zimbabwe Commercial Farmers Union (ZCFU) president Mr Wonder Chabikwa
Sack Potato Farming in Zimbabwe expanding
april 27, 2014

Sack Potato Farming in Zimbabwe expanding

Sack potato farming continues to make headway in Zimbabwe.
november 30, 2013

Zimbabwe successfully growing potatoes in sacks

A revolutionarised way of growing potatoes in sacks is set to significantly transform the lives of women and the youth from Harare South in Zimbabwe who have embraced this method in a big way.
augustus 14, 2013

Zimbabwe: Outcry Over Imported Potatoes

The horticulture industry of Zimbabwe is calling for higher import tariffs on imported horticulture products to avert the collapse of the local industry.
Zimbabwe: Seed Potato Farmers frustrated by High Costs of Production
oktober 21, 2011

Zimbabwe: Seed Potato Farmers frustrated by High Costs of Production

Beneficiaries of the land reform programme who are producing potato seed in Nyanga (Zimbabwe) have expressed concern over high costs of production. This, the farmers say, was making it difficult for resource-poor but interested farmers to break into t...

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Zimbabwe: farmers shun potato growing
september 02, 2011

Zimbabwe: farmers shun potato growing

Most farmers in Zimbabwe are shunning potato farming owing to lack of knowledge on the crop. Potato production has been a preserve of former commercial farmers. Seed Potato Co-operation general manager Mr Cain Manzira said his organisation had realise...
Zimbabwe: Ban on potato imports from South Africa riles vendors
december 06, 2010

Zimbabwe: Ban on potato imports from South Africa riles vendors

Vegetable traders and vendors in Bulawayo (Zimbabwe) are fuming over the ban on South African potatoes

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