Egypt Potato exports at 674K tons
September 04, 2020
Egypt has exported a total of 674,480 tons of potatoes to world market, especially the European Union countries, since April 2020, according to Head of Central Administration of Plant Quarantine at the Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation Ahmed al-Attar.
PepsiCo Egypt and USAID Initiative Garners Increase in Potato Harvest
February 11, 2020
For the past year, PepsiCo Egypt has been working to empower Egyptian farmers by supporting them through training programs aimed at providing them with stronger technical know-how and other skills to improve efficiency and productivity.
Western Australian delegation visits Egypt to assess export opportunities seed potatoes
December 12, 2019
A trade delegation including Western Australian (WA) potato industry leaders toured Egypt in November, confirming the potential to export at least 10,000 tonnes of seed potatoes.
tna helps Egyptian pretzel manufacturer Future Foods to set up efficient processing and packaging line
November 27, 2019
Egyptian snack manufacturer, Future Foods, has launched a new pretzel range after collaborating with tna, a leading solutions provider in the food processing and packaging industry, to successfully install a seasoning, processing and packaging line.
New french fry production line of Farm Frites in Egypt officially opened
October 05, 2019
In Egypt, the ministers of investment and trade last month opened the new production line of the Dutch Farm Frites company in the 10th of Ramadan City in Sharqia governorate.
Potato export from Egypt to Europe already at 200.000 tonnes
March 07, 2019
Egypt has succeeded in opening new markets for agricultural crops, including potatoes.
The Nile Egyptian Co. for Foodstuff Industries awaits potato factory licenses
March 04, 2019
The Nile Egyptian Co. for Foodstuff Ind is planning to invest worth EGP 10m (about USD 6 million) in a new factory to process potatoes next year.
Russia partially lifts ban on potato exports from Egypt
June 06, 2018
Russia has agreed to ease a ban on potato exports from eight farming areas in Egypt, allowing shipments to resume from June 6.
Chipsy launches its biggest agricultural programme for potato seed production
April 27, 2018
Pepsico's joint venture in Egypt, Chipsy For Food Industries SAE, announced a major agricultural programme to produce all seed potatoes locally.
Russia blocks two potato shipments imported from Egypt due to detection brown rot
March 20, 2018
Russia’s agricultural quarantine authorities flagged two potato shipments imported from Egypt that were found to be contaminated with potato brown rot.
Jordan lifts ban on potato imports from Egypt
November 01, 2017
Jordan has lifted its ban on the import of Egyptian potatoes, according to the Egyptian Minister of Agriculture and Land Reclamation
Contract farming of potatoes best practice in Egypt
June 14, 2016
Sonac, an Egyptian potato grower, packer and exporter based in Alexandria is about to finish its potato season. However, according to Export Manager Dalia Gamal, the current situation of the potato sector isn’t as good as it should be.