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Potato nutrients can help reduce sodium retention, may help reduce risk of hypertension
juni 23, 2021
New study finds that individuals with higher cardiometabolic risk may benefit from adding more dietary potassium, via potatoes, to a typical American diet
Honduras: Establecen ensayo nacional de 36 clones de papa
mei 04, 2021
Con la finalidad de encontrar nuevos materiales que se adapten a las zonas paperas de Honduras se establece un ensayo nacional de evaluación de 36 clones de papa.
Biodiversity of Native Andean Potatoes: Nutritional Profile and Phenolic Composition
maart 05, 2021
The characterization of six varieties of native Andean potatoes with a wide biodiversity in tuber shape, flesh, and skin color was performed, through the determination of their proximate composition, mineral content, and phenolic profile.
'Grow Your Own Potatoes', a popular education programme in the United Kingdom will continue in 2021
januari 24, 2021
The Grow Your Own Potatoes (GYOP) Programme will go ahead as planned in 2021 with the support of the potato industry.
Red potato pulp: an innovative ingredient for gluten-free bread
januari 11, 2021
Starch-based gluten-free bread (formulations containing a mixture of corn and potato starch with hydrocolloids) are deficient in nutrients and do not contain health promoting compounds.
Potato has the potential to reduce anemia, due to high level of iron absorption
november 29, 2020
The potato is known to be a good source of energy, potassium, and vitamins C and B6, but according to research recently published in the Journal of Nutrition, its tubers can also be an excellent source of iron.
Annual Cambridge Potato Conference will be an online event this year
november 17, 2020
After much discussion and planning by the CUPGRA Executive Committee, it has been decided, owing to COVID-19 restrictions, to go ahead with a virtual conference to continue the unbroken run of 30 successful CUPGRA Cambridge Potato Conferences.
Mexico reinstates labeling exemption for foodservice products, facilitating US exports
november 12, 2020
The US potato industry was informed that Mexico rescinded its new front of pack labeling regulation, reinstating the exemption for foodservice products, according to a newsletter from the National Potato Council.
Michael Family Farms launches new website to help educate consumers on products
april 22, 2020
Studies show that 70-80% of people research a company online before making a purchase. Shoppers search to find information about their potential food purchases in addition to the companies that produce it and what they stand for.
New Book to guide Potato Research and Development
december 23, 2019
The International Potato Center has published an open source book on potato research: 'The potato crop: its agricultural, nutritional and social contribution to humankind'.