Kurkure witnesses a jump in penetration and order frequency as in-home consumption rises
    September 23, 2020
    Dilen Gandhi, Sr. Director and Category Head - Foods, PepsiCo India tells us how difficult the lockdown period was for Pepsico's Kurkure and how the company plans to leverage on the current rise in-home consumption for snacks.
    Researchers identify new resistance genes protecting potato against Phytophthora infestans
    September 23, 2020
    In a collaboration between the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences and the James Hutton institute, a study of a diploid wild potato with a high resistance to P. infestans led to the discovery of new resistance genes
    Pilot project could make growing potatoes cheaper, more accessible in the North
    September 23, 2020
    Northern Farm Training Institute will test a range of potato varieties to see which do best in Northern Canada. This pilot project could approved earlier this month could improve food security.
    Potato market - Ukraine plans to ban imports from Russia
    September 23, 2020
    To support domestic potato growing, the Ministry of Economy plans to ban the import of potatoes from Russia, introduce consultations with the phytosanitary service, and introduce state support for processing.
    Meijer Potato celebrates its 100th anniversary
    September 23, 2020
    This year Meijer Potato celebrates its 100-year anniversary with staff, customers and seed potato growers.
    Canadian Potato Crop and Harvest Update September 18, 2020
    September 22, 2020
    As the first day of fall arrives, the potato crop in Canada is in varying stages of growth and/or harvest. The United Potato Growers of Canada provide an update.
    PepsiCo Targets 100% Renewable Electricity Globally
    September 22, 2020
    Food and beverage leader joins RE100 initiative with ambition to achieve 100% renewable electricity globally for direct operations by 2030 and across entire franchise and third-party operations by 2040.
    US Restaurant Sales up in August, but Operators Remain Concerned
    September 22, 2020
    As total restaurant sales losses in the United States topped USD 185 billion, a majority of operators do not expect their business to fully recover within 6 months.
    FPS Keeps It Cool – and Efficient
    September 22, 2020
    FPS Food Process Solutions, a leading supplier of freezers for potato processing, installed Rockwell Automation's distributed control system PlantPAx DCS for precise and consistent control of a tunnel freezer for french fries and a spiral freezer for potato specialties
    Emsland Group invests over 33.9 million euros in a new plant for drying and modification of potato and pea starch: Project WaltrAut - Construction is on Schedule
    September 22, 2020
    In the past few months, a lot has happened at the Emsland Group's headquarters in Emlichheim. The construction of a new plant for drying and modification of potato and pea starch is progressing rapidly.
    Robbie Davis to step down as CEO Potatoes South Australia Inc
    September 21, 2020
    Following eight years at the helm of Potatoes South Australia, Robbie Davis will be stepping down from her role of Chief Executive at the end of 2020.
    Incertidumbre en la patata, que tiene demanda la de lavado pero están atascadas las de saco.
    September 21, 2020
    La campaña de patata va 'bastante adelantada' en Castilla y León, según describe Eduardo Arroyo, presidente de Appacyl. Los calores de agosto han secado los cultivos antes de lo previsto.
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