During the last weeks, free buy prices from different North-western European quotations have dramatically fallen, no longer allowing to cover production costs. North-western European Potato growers (NEPG) respond.
The journalist, Ben Feller, wrote, in 2009, an interesting story titled "The President and the Potato." David Letterman hosted President Barack Obama at his talk show and offered 10 funny reasons why his guest accepted to come. But Obama stopped him, saying, "The reason I’m here? I want to see that heart-shaped potato."
Utz Brands, Inc. and its affiliated entities, a leading U.S. manufacturer of branded salty snacks, announced several network optimization initiatives that are expected to support long-term volume growth and reduce costs.
India's largest conglomerate, the Tata Group, is looking for a substantial bite of one of the countries top two snack manufacturers, Haldiram's. The snack maker is reportedly asking for USD 10 billion valuation which corresponds to 6.6 times its annual revenue of USD 1.5 billion.
Since last week, the level of wholesale prices for potatoes began to decline on the Moldovan market; the product fell in price by an average of 14% to 6 LEI0/kg (USD 0.33/kg).
Here is a sneak peek into one of the many test fields Solynta is currently harvesting. They will be assessing the quality of the tubers, tuber size, dry matter composition, taste, robustness and many other important traits per variety.