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Producing fertilizer without carbon emissions

Producing fertilizer without carbon emissions

January 13, 2023
Researchers at ETH Zurich and the Carnegie Institution for Science have shown how nitrogen fertilizer could be produced more sustainably. This is necessary not only to protect the climate, but also to reduce dependence on imported natural gas and to increase food security.
Potato Expo Steering Committee members cut the ribbon to open Potato Expo 2023 at the entrance of the Expo Hall

Potato Expo Returns to Pre-Pandemic Levels with Colorado Event

January 12, 2023
On Jan. 4-5, more than 1,800 U.S. potato growers and industry members from a dozen countries turned out for Potato Expo 2023, hosted by the National Potato Council, at the Gaylord Rockies Resort and Convention Center in Aurora, Colorado
FAO Food Price Index continued to drop in December, however, it rose substantially on a yearly basis

The FAO Food Price Index continued to drop in December 2022

January 11, 2023
The FAO Food Price Index* (FFPI) averaged 132.4 points in December 2022, down 2.6 points (1.9 percent) from November, marking the ninth consecutive monthly decline and standing 1.3 points (1.0 percent) below its value a year ago.
Pulsemaster welcomes Ben Lemieux to expand PEF utilization in the Americas

Pulsemaster welcomes Ben Lemieux to expand PEF utilization in the Americas

January 11, 2023
Pulsemaster welcomes Key Account Manager Ben Lemieux to the team to cover the Americas Region. Based in New Brunswick, Canada, Ben Lemieux joins Pulsemaster with 28 years of food processing experience.
TOMRA Food Global Category Director Vegetables Fruit TOMRA Processed Food Jacob Hobbel

TOMRA Food appoints first Global Category Director for Vegetables and Fruit for its processed business area

January 10, 2023
TOMRA Food continues to sharpen its focus on sorting and peeling solutions precisely tailored to food categories. TOMRA Food's Processed Food business area has appointed its first Global Category Director for Vegetables and Fruit.
Zweifel Pomy-Chips relies on VAM Watertech recirculation system

Zweifel Pomy-Chips relies on VAM Watertech water recirculation system

January 10, 2023
Zweifel Pomy-Chips AG has been the leading potato chip manufacturer in Switzerland for many years. Every day, tons of raw material from Swiss fields are processed into high-quality, crispy chips for the food retail trade throughout Switzerland.
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La U-Vision clasifica el tamaño y la calidad de cada patata

La U-Vision clasifica el tamaño y la calidad de cada patata

January 09, 2023
Maatschap Bouthoorn llevaba tiempo buscando una clasificadora de patatas adecuada. Durante mucho tiempo, este proveedor holandés de patatas de siembra no consideró que las máquinas hubieran demostrado suficientemente su eficacia; hasta que descubrió la U-Vision.
La Xunta de Galicia

La Xunta levanta la prohibición del cultivo de patata en la totalidad del ayuntamiento de Muxía

January 07, 2023
Se mantiene la prohibición en algunas parroquias de los ayuntamientos coruñeses de Arteixo, Cariño, Caión, A Laracha y Moeche, así como de los municipios lucenses de Burela y Trabada.
Greater appreciation for potatoes starts with Gen Z

Greater appreciation for potatoes starts with Gen Z

January 07, 2023
In 2020, HZPC Americas launched the multi-year project 'Potato Glory' together with the University of Massachusetts Dining Program (UMass) for the purpose of conducting research
USDA Invests More Than USD 200 Million to Expand Agricultural Exports Through Market Development Programs

USDA Invests More Than USD 200 Million to Expand Agricultural Exports Through Market Development Programs

January 07, 2023
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service is awarding USD 202.7 million to more than 60 U.S. agricultural organizations to help expand export markets for U.S. farm and food products through the Market Access Program.

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