Gobierno de Perú promueve mayor consumo de papa
November 30, 2020
Desde el Programa Agroideas del Ministerio de Agricultura y Riego (Minagri), se busca promover el consumo de la papa peruana y destacar el trabajo de los agricultores que han mantenido una producción constante de este alimento, pese a la pandemia.
Gobierno Colombiano no autorizó la importación de 65.000 toneladas de papa de Bélgica
November 30, 2020
La desinformación surgió al sacar de contexto unas proyecciones que hizo Fedepapa en marzo. Le explicamos las raíces de la crisis y los efectos que, según los expertos, se pueden producir si no se toman medidas estructurales.
US potato packer Skone & Connors installs Tong grading and washing equipment
November 29, 2020
Potato packer Skone & Connors installs Tong grading and washing equipment. The custom-built potato grading and washing solution enabled this US based company to increase their sizing capabilities of both dirty and washed crop, whilst reducing waste.
Journal of Nutrition Study reveals potato's potential for reducing anemia
November 29, 2020
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.
US potato imports surge
November 29, 2020
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.
La 'papatón' de Bogotá y Cundinamarca fue todo un éxito: vendieron más de 40.000 bultos de papa
November 23, 2020
Según la Gobernación de ese departamento, la cifra se traduce en cerca de 2.100 toneladas de ese producto.
McCain Foods Announces Canadian Retail Business Leadership Changes
November 23, 2020
McCain Foods is announcing leadership changes to its Canadian Retail Business. After a remarkable 37 years with McCain, Mike Barry, Vice President Retail Sales has decided to retire on December 31st, 2020.
¡Gran aporte! Estudiantes peruanos crean máquina que protege a los cultivos de las heladas
November 23, 2020
El Invento será presentado a la edición 2021 del concurso 'Una idea para cambiar la Historia' de History Channel.
PepsiCo Appoints Dr. Pietro Antonio Tataranni as Chief Medical Officer to protect workers, products from COVID-19
November 22, 2020
PepsiCo, Inc. recently announced that Pietro Antonio Tataranni, MD has been named the company's global Chief Medical Officer. He will oversee the company's efforts to protect its global workforce, products, and communities in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.
United States Retail Potato sales exceed 5-year records
November 20, 2020
Record potato sales continued at US retail from July through September 2020. Total store potato sales increased by 13.6% in dollar sales and 10.6% in volume sales, compared to the same time frame in 2019.
Duravant To Acquire Cloud Packaging Solutions from Hearthside Food Solutions
November 20, 2020
Duravant LLC announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Cloud Packaging Solutions from its parent company, Hearthside Food Solutions LLC.
More Snacking and Online Purchasing Expected for Holiday 2020
November 16, 2020
Two out of Three Consumers Plan to Stock Up on Snacks More Now Than Before the Pandemic, with Dips Seeing Dramatic Increase in Lead up to the Holidays Due to Convenience, According to Latest U.S. Snack Index
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