PotatoPro Feed Potato Supply Chain https://www.potatopro.com/ en P.E.I. Potato Board elects new executive team https://www.potatopro.com/news/2020/pei-potato-board-elects-new-executive-team Wayne Townshend has been named chairman. Townshend has been on the board for five years serving as a seed director. Tue, 01 Dec 2020 12:00:00 +0000 PotatoPro (Food Innovation Online Corp) 110676 Azerbaijan increased production and export of potatoes https://www.potatopro.com/news/2020/azerbaijan-increased-production-and-export-potatoes In the period between January and October of 2020, 982,1 tons of potatoes were produced in Azerbaijan. According to the State Statistics Committee, compared to the same period last year, this indicator increased by 1,6%. Tue, 01 Dec 2020 12:00:00 +0000 PotatoPro (Food Innovation Online Corp) 110671 Presence of Potato wart (Synchytrium endobioticum) confirmed in Prince Edward Island https://www.potatopro.com/news/2020/presence-potato-wart-synchytrium-endobioticum-confirmed-prince-edward-island The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has recently confirmed the presence of potato wart in two fields on a farm in Prince Edward Island (PEI). Potato wart is a regulated quarantine pest in Canada. Tue, 01 Dec 2020 12:00:00 +0000 PotatoPro (Food Innovation Online Corp) 110668 Potato has the potential to reduce anemia, due to high level of iron absorption https://www.potatopro.com/news/2020/potato-has-potential-reduce-anemia-due-high-level-iron-absorption 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. Sun, 29 Nov 2020 12:00:00 +0000 PotatoPro (Food Innovation Online Corp) 110635 US potato imports surge https://www.potatopro.com/news/2020/us-potato-imports-surge US potato imports for the first quarter of the July 2020 – June 2021 marketing year were up 19% in total, according to a news release issued by Potatoes USA. Sun, 29 Nov 2020 12:00:00 +0000 PotatoPro (Food Innovation Online Corp) 110613 British potato production up as growers win battle with the weather https://www.potatopro.com/news/2020/british-potato-production-growers-win-battle-weather The total harvest of British potatoes this year will be 5.3m tonnes according to provisional estimates – up two point eight per cent (2.8%) on last year’s figure but just below the five-year average of 5.4m tonnes. Sat, 28 Nov 2020 12:00:00 +0000 PotatoPro (Food Innovation Online Corp) 110618