The Idaho Potato Commission Appoints Three New Commissioners
November 10, 2020
During the Idaho Potato Commission's (IPC) October meeting three new Commissioners representing the grower sector of the industry were sworn in.
Bem Brasil goes PEF
November 04, 2020
Elea GmbH, the world leader in Pulsed Electric Field systems for food processing, has supplied a first PEF Advantage system for potato processing suitable for processing up to 30 t/h.
El Perú tiene más de tres mil variedades de papa, una riqueza a preservar.
November 02, 2020
La semana pasada se prolongó la moratoria al ingreso de cultivos transgénicos al Perú hasta el 2035. El tema suscita el debate a favor y en contra desde hace nueve años, cuando se estableció una primera moratoria que vencía el 2021.
Boulder Canyon Debuts New Thin & Crispy Potato Chips Made With Avocado Oil
October 16, 2020
Boulder Canyon brings adventurous, flavorful snack food innovation to those seeking a better-for-you experience with their new Thin & Crispy potato chips.
2019 a Banner Year for Potato Sales – 2020 Very Concerning
April 08, 2020
The utilization of U.S. grown potatoes increased by 3.3% in volume in 2019 compared to 2018, an increase of 1,183 million pounds.
Cavendish Farms to potato growers: Sell to someone else, if you can
April 06, 2020
COVID-19-related restaurant closures lead to ‘curtailment’ of french fry production. Cavendish Farms has advised the P.E.I. potato producers under contract to supply the company with spuds to 'sell to other markets if they can'.
Potatoes USA Elects 2020-2021 Leadership
April 01, 2020
Potatoes USA, the marketing and promotion board for the U.S. potato industry, elected its new leadership during its 48th Annual Meeting on March 11. The newly elected Chairman and Executive Committee will lead the 99 board members through 2020-2021.
Yield10 Bioscience Signs Research Agreement with J. R. Simplot to Evaluate New Traits to Produce High Yielding, Sustainable Potato Crop
November 01, 2019
Yield10 Bioscience, Inc. announced that it has signed a research agreement with Boise, Idaho-based J. R. Simplot Company, to evaluate three novel yield traits in potato.
Proyecto chileno busca eliminar los pesticidas en la agricultura
January 25, 2018
Por primera vez se busca utilizar microorganismos presentes en diversos cultivos para generar bíoproductos naturales que tengan relaciones beneficiosas con el cultivo.
Bolivia invertirá 3.5 millones de dólares en investigación sobre papa
October 02, 2017
El dinero es otorgado por el Gobierno de Corea y busca aumentar los rendimientos del cultivo en el país. El proyecto prevé la construcción de un centro en Cochabamba dónde los investigadores bolivianos puedan fortalecer sus capacidades de investigación.
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