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MSU professors Jiming Jiang and David Douches. (Courtesy: MSU)
februari 27, 2024

Michigan State University researchers further unravel the mechanism of cold induced sweetening in potatoes

Michigan State University professors Jiming Jiang and David Douches has discovered a key mechanism behind the darkening and potential health concerns associated with cold-stored potatoes. 
Argentina: primer producción de papa con huella de carbono certificada
februari 26, 2024

Argentina: primer producción de papa con huella de carbono certificada

El Parque Papas y Yara unen fuerzas para llevar adelante la primer producción de papas con huella de carbono certificada del mundo.
Potato IPM logo
februari 25, 2024

Potatoes USA - Supported research into Neonic alternatives receives USDA funding

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)’s Specialty Crop Research Initiative (SCRI) recently announced funding for a four-year, Potatoes USA-supported research project to develop and evaluate potential alternatives to neonicotinoids for pest management of potato crops.
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februari 21, 2024

LAY'S® Says Hello to Swicy™ with New Sweet & Spicy Honey Flavored Potato Chips and Beloved Reality TV Duo Cameron & Lauren Hamilton

Lay's® debuts of its latest flavor innovation: Lay's® Sweet & Spicy Honey flavored chips.
Future of Frozen Food 2024 Uncovers Hottest Frozen Food Trends Emerging for 2024
februari 21, 2024

Future of Frozen Food 2024 Uncovers Hottest Frozen Food Trends Emerging for 2024

Globally inspired flavors, evolving use of kitchen appliances, and a surge in breakfast foods are just some of the emerging trends identified in Future of Frozen Food 2024
Brasil: precios altos tras el carnaval, importación continua
februari 20, 2024

Brasil: precios altos tras el carnaval, importación continua

Precios en Brasil se mantienen al alza pese a una demanda debil. La importación desde Argentina se mantiene constante.
José González, consejero de Medio Rural de la Xunta de Galicia
februari 14, 2024

España: Galicia apuesta por la producción de patatas

Entrevista a un exponente del medio rural en Galicia, España. La apuesta de la región por la patata es grande.
España: nueva logica de fertilización
februari 14, 2024

España: nueva logica de fertilización

El pacto verde complejiza el cultivo de patatas en Europa debido a las restricciones en el uso de fertilizantes. España debe adaptarse para sobrevivir.
Simplot's Portage la Prairie Plant
februari 13, 2024

Simplot Fertilizer and Potato Processing Plants Recognized for Energy Efficiency

A sustainable business. A healthy planet. A responsibility to all. Purposeful actions that benefit our world and the bottom line ensure successful operations at Simplot now and well into the future.
Tecno Alimentaria Valenciana (TAV) - Hera Smart Flavour Solid system
februari 12, 2024

Savory Snack Trends in 2024: Opportunities in the Snack Industry

Snacks are an important part of the diet of consumers around the world. By 2024, the global snacks market is expected to reach USD 1.2 trillion.
Iscon Balaji Foods' Sustainable Potato Farm Revolution: Transforming Lives, Securing Futures
februari 12, 2024

Iscon Balaji Foods' Sustainable Potato Farm Revolution: Transforming Lives, Securing Futures

Iscon Balaji Foods Pvt Ltd's growing French fry production has caused a revolution in potato cultivation that has transformed the lives of over 8,000 farmers across India.
Robotic Case Packing for the 2020s: 5 Ways Automation Improves Efficiency
februari 12, 2024

Robotic Case Packing for the 2020s: 5 Ways Automation Improves Efficiency

Increased operational costs, energy efficiency regulations, and rising labor costs are driving the demand for robotic solutions. The robotic case-packing industry has been growing steadily in response to these needs. It's estimated that the industry could reach USD 70 billion by the end of next year.

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Frito-Lay announces the annual Super Bowl Snack index: how you will snack on game day - on your couch

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Dutch province Drenthe and potato chain partners push sustainability by rewarding farmers

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februari 07, 2024

FAO Food Price fell further in January mainly on lower wheat and maize prices

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februari 07, 2024

Argentina: mercado impredecible ante reformas en política económica

En el Mercado Central de Buenos Aires la oferta abunda, la demanda es poca, pero los precios no paran de subir.
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februari 06, 2024

New pilot frying line to make Belgian fries even tastier

Nothing as Belgian as a tasty packet of fries. But sustainably producing fries requires a lot of knowledge, development and collaboration with companies and researchers.
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Utz Brands Announces Sale of Brands and Assets to 'Our Home'

Utz Brands, Inc., a leading US based manufacturer of branded salty snacks, has announced that certain of its subsidiaries including Utz Quality Foods, LLC have entered into a definitive agreement for the sale of certain assets and brands to Our Home™
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Brasil: aumenta el ritmo de cosecha y caen los precios
februari 05, 2024

Brasil: aumenta el ritmo de cosecha y caen los precios

Caen los precios en Brasil debido a que disminuyeron las lluvias y pudo avanzarse con la cosecha.
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Kellanova set to achieve 90 percent renewable electricity across North America in 2024

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Insort Names Markus Schlagbauer as New CEO

Insort, the leading provider of innovative sorting solutions for the food industry, announces a significant change in the company‘s management.
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februari 04, 2024

Potato Sustainability Alliance Elects Executive Committee

The Potato Sustainability Alliance’s (PSA) Board of Directors selected new executive committee members at its winter board meeting held last month month during the 2024 Potato Expo in Austin, Texas.
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Pack your potatoes in packaging entirely from the same material and without a clip: Manter MoNo Clipper

Across the entire packaging industry, there is increasing demand for simple and fully recyclable packaging.
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februari 02, 2024

Perú: lluvia y granizo perjudican la cosecha

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Colombia: preocupación de productores por tendencias del mercado

La tendencia del consumo de papa es a la baja en Colombia y preocupa a los miembros del sector productivo que deben lidiar también con problemas de costos y el clima.
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januari 29, 2024

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Scientists have developed a more planet-friendly way to produce fertilizer, which is an essential component of global food systems.
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januari 26, 2024

Fruit Logistica 2024: Harvest Eye to launch handheld version and expands capabilities beyond potatoes

Machine learning driven crop insights tool HarvestEye will be exhibiting on the global agronomy stage at Fruit Logistica. Fitting to harvesting or grading equipment provides visibility on the size, shape and mapping variability of potatoes and now also onions.
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januari 26, 2024

This dirt-powered fuel cell can become a perfect power supply for agricultural sensors

A Northwestern University-led team of researchers has developed a new fuel cell that harvests energy from microbes living in dirt.
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januari 24, 2024

McCain Foods Releases 2023 Global Sustainability Report

The progress McCain Foods is making towards its sustainability commitments was announced with the release of the company's annual Global Sustainability Report, which includes results from the past Fiscal Year.
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januari 24, 2024

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.
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januari 24, 2024

Quantum Leap in Capacity: Iscon Balaji Eyes Growing French Fries Demand

Buoyed by the growing demand of French Fries from consumers all over the world, food processor Iscon Balaji Foods Pvt Ltd from India has undertaken a quantum leap in capacity expansion.
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Kuipers Food Processing Machinery and Lalesse Extrusion join forces

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januari 23, 2024

Supermarket chain Carrefour pulls Lays Chips off the shelves in France over price hikes

Global supermarket chain Carrefour will stop selling PepsiCo products in it stores in France, Belgium, Spain and Italy
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januari 22, 2024

Colombia: el sector productivo llama a defender la industria nacional

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Texas A&M Potato Breeding Program highlights market, varietal expansions

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januari 10, 2024

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Ecuador: aumentan los precios debido a baja en la oferta

Aumentan los precios de la papa en Ecuador debido a baja oferta. Sector gastronómico se ve especialmente afectado.
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The German Potato Industry Association (DKHV) honored Christin Meyer's thesis on nitrogen fertilization of (starch) potatoes, research carried out at the University of Göttingen.
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januari 08, 2024

Practice meets science - UNIKA/DKHV technology committees visit the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg

The Technology Commission of the UNIKA and the Technology Committee of the German Potato Trade Association served as discussion partners and sources of inspiration. V. (DKHV) was invited to the geoecology working group at the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU) in December.
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Farmers are being called on to help train robots to spot slugs and the damage they cause to arable crops.

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januari 02, 2024

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december 27, 2023

Frito-Lay US Snack Index Predicts 2024 Trends

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december 26, 2023

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december 22, 2023

Michigan Winter Potato Conference attendees can tour nearby facilities

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december 21, 2023

Europatat calls for information about ongoing projects to control the spread of wireworms

Europatat, the European Potato Association, is calling upon researchers and industry professionals to share information about ongoing research, and any other related activities which will help to control the spread of wireworms in potatoes.
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december 20, 2023

El cambio climático y la producción de papa en Europa

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december 18, 2023

CD&R to Acquire Shearer's Foods from Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Board

Clayton Dubilier & Rice has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement for funds it manages to acquire Shearer's Foods
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Key Technology Introduces RemoteMD® 2.0 for Optical Sorters

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december 13, 2023

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World Potato Congress Inc. - Announcing the Resolution on the International Day of Potato by the United Nations

The World Potato Congress Inc. has announced that the resolution on the International Day of the Potato has been adopted by consensus of the United Nations General Assembly earlier this week.
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december 11, 2023

Tummers E2E SteamClosure picks up Rabobank SMART Award

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World Potato Congress Inc. Webinar in English & Spanish on potato losses on December 12

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McCain Foods launches new subsidiary, Presia Ag Insights, focused on potato yield forecasting, harvest time optimization and enhancement of on-farm sustainability practices

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UTIA PhD Student Bioengineers Potato Plant to Detect Gamma Radiation

PhD student Rob Sears engineered the potato plant, also known as a phytosensor, to indicate high radiation levels through changing leaf fluorescence.
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november 29, 2023

Bolivia: catastróficas granizadas afectan cultivos y familias

Dos grandes granizadas afectan los cultivos de papa en varias regiones de Bolivia.
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november 28, 2023

Potato growers can use AI to monitor and predict potato nutrition in real time

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november 27, 2023

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november 27, 2023

Excessive rain delays potato harvest in North-western Europe, creating new uncertainties about the total production

Due to abundant rainfall, a lot of potatoes in North-western Europe (Netherlands, Belgium, Germany and France) have not yet been harvested. The lifting period was too short to get the potatoes to the stores in good conditions.
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november 27, 2023

HZPC and CIP develop an early-maturing potato variety suitable for Vietnam: HCIP210

Vietnam has just welcomed a new potato variety HCIP210 developed through a public-private partnership.
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november 27, 2023

PepsiCo Announces Agriculture Accelerator Projects to Support Farmer Livelihoods, Scale Sustainable Innovation and Accelerate Regenerative Agriculture Across the Globe

PepsiCo recently announced the third year of its global agriculture program, the Positive Agriculture Outcomes (PAO) Accelerator, by backing eight new innovation projects across nine countries.
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november 26, 2023

World Potato Congress Webinar: Fostering Potato Partnerships for Food Security

World Potato Congress Inc. is pleased to present the Webinar: "Declaration of Dublin and the World Potato Congress, Fostering Potato Partnerships for Food Security"
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november 26, 2023

PepsiCo sets goals to further reduce sodium and deliver more diverse ingredients in convenient foods portfolio

PepsiCo, Inc. unveiled new nutrition goals under its strategic transformation, PepsiCo Positive (pep+). The objectives focus on reducing sodium and enhancing nutritional value in consumer-preferred foods.
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november 23, 2023

Side Delights Shares Insights that Potatoes Pay Off During the Busy Holiday Season and Beyond

Side Delights shares insights on the retailer benefits of incremental potato sales through the holiday shopping season and beyond.
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november 23, 2023

Bühler boosts food innovation with new Application & Training Centers in Uzwil

Swiss technology group Bühler unveils its new food innovation hub in Uzwil, Switzerland, bringing together a diverse range of capabilities into a single location and setting a new stage for product and process development.
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november 22, 2023

Germicopa firma acuerdo exclusivo de representación en Argentina

La empresa francesa Germicopa acaba de firmar un contrato de representación exclusiva con Agroplant S.A para el desarrollo de sus variedades en Argentina.
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november 22, 2023

Paraguay: producción local insuficiente, dependencia de las importaciones

En Paraguay la papa producida localmente no alcanza a cubrir el 5% de la demanda.
Brasil: bajan los precios por problemas de calidad
november 21, 2023

Brasil: bajan los precios por problemas de calidad

Cae el precio de la papa en Brasil debido a problemas de calidad.
Chile: baja levemente el precio de la papa
november 21, 2023

Chile: baja levemente el precio de la papa

En Chile la papa tiene una pequeña baja en el precio y se anticipa una reducción de hasta 10% antes de fin de año.
Sweet potato is a tropical plant which, despite its name, is not related to potatoes.
november 21, 2023

New recommendations and standards for sweet potatoes should facilitate international trade

While most of the United states is more focused on sweet potato recipes - as sweet potatoes are a tradional Thanksgiving dish - Industry is focused on their trading standards. Sweet potato is a tropical plant which, despite its name, is not related to potatoes.
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november 21, 2023

Join the Fun: Register Your School for 'Kids an die Knolle' 2024 – A Potato Education Program by the German Potato Trade Association (DKHV)

Schools all over Germany take part in "Kids an die Knolle", an educational program run by the German Potato Trade Association (DKHV).
Bryan Bender hosts the 2023 Leadership Institute class on his farm in Chambersburg, Pa., as the class traveled through New York and Pennsylvania in Feb. 2023.
november 20, 2023

Potato LEAF’s Leadership Institute Class of 2024 Announced

The Potato Leadership, Education, and Advancement Foundation (Potato LEAF) is pleased to announce the 2024 class of the potato industry’s Leadership Institute.

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