September 08, 2020
The potential of the potato has only just begun to be realized. Some 368 million metric tons of potatoes were harvested globally in 2019, as people from Vietnam to Kenya, the Peruvian Andes to Rwanda produced a wide variety of the root vegetable, helping feed an estimated 1.3 billion people who rely on them as a staple food.
September 03, 2020
The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has recently launched a CEO-led Coalition of Action on Food Waste, bringing together 14 of the world's largest retailers and manufacturers with the goal of halving per capita global food loss at the retailer and consumer levels.
September 01, 2020
The Faculty of Life Sciences of the University of Vienna coordinates a consortium of 17 European leading academic research institutions, potato breeders, a non-profit EU association, a government agency and a screening technology developer.
August 28, 2020
A new publication by scientists from the International Potato Center (CIP) highlights the usefulness of combining crop growth model, remote sensing, and plant ecophysiological tools to assess genetic efficiencies in potato landraces.
August 17, 2020
El Parque de la Papa es un lugar único. Allí se cultivan 1.300 variedades de patatas, pero solo una de ellas puede dar respuesta a la crisis alimentaria.
August 05, 2020
A Leading exporter of Jersey Royals and one of the Island’s major growers have spoken of their pride in keeping the potato industry going through a difficult 2020 season.
August 04, 2020
EarthFresh’s Paper Revolution offers retailers a full potato product line in 100% compostable paper packaging.
August 01, 2020
McDonald’s first global flagship Net Zero Energy-designed restaurant will serve as a learning hub to test sustainable solutions. Modern architecture is combined with technology to create enough renewable energy on-site to cover its energy needs on a net annual basis.
July 28, 2020
Throughout last spring we were dealing with historically poor soil structure in Western Europe, with clods as hard as concrete. Will harvests of potato and onion reflect this? The chances of that seem high, so what can you do to keep clods out of your storage?