News on Potato Storage
Government of Bangladesh takes urgent measures to stabilize potato prices ahead of National Elections early 2024
November 19, 2023With national elections scheduled for January 7, 2024, the Bangladesh government has implemented measures to address the alarming surge in potato prices.
With National Elections Barely Two Months Away, Bangladesh Government Is on a High Alert at Rising Potato Prices
November 13, 2023Bangladesh Commerce Ministry, in a report, says high prices are the result of price manipulation by a syndicate of cold-storage owners.
Crop Systems Limited launches SmartSola, enabling optimal use of home-generated energy in your potato store
October 19, 2023Crop Systems Limited’s 'SmartSola' system is an innovation launched at exactly the right time. The system enables users to make optimal use of their use of home-generated energy in their potato storage.
Sprouting control agent 1,4-DMN Poised to Achieve CODEX MRL
October 11, 2023Great news for potato producers: 1,4-dimethylnaphthalene (1,4- DMN), a naturally-occurring bio-control that enhances dormancy
North-western European Potato growers (NEPG) concerned about price drop of free buy potatoes and negative signal to growers.
October 02, 2023During the last weeks, free buy prices from different North-western European quotations have dramatically fallen, no longer allowing to cover production costs. North-western European Potato growers (NEPG) respond.
Restrain appoints Benedikt Cramer as new Managing Director
September 18, 2023Restrain, the world’s leading provider of ethylene-based sprout control solutions, has announced the appointment of Dr. Benedikt Cramer as its new Managing Director, while current MD Dirk Garos will take up the new role of Strategic Director.
China: Frozen French Fry Exports Exceed Imports
July 18, 2023Fresh potato production for MY 2022/23 (September to August) is forecast at 93 million metric tons (MMT), a small decrease from the estimated 95 MMT produced in MY 2021/22 owing to reduced acreage.
Less potatoes left in storage in Canada: Potato Storage Holdings Reports July 2023
July 12, 2023As of July 1, 2023, total Canadian Potato Storage Holdings are reported to be down 34.9% over 2022 numbers for the same period, and lower than the 3-yr. average.
United Potato Growers of Canada (UPGC) crop update per July 6, 2023: Optimism everywhere
July 10, 2023The potato crop in Canada is in varying stages - from emergence to touching between rows. Potato growers everywhere are optimistic for the good growing conditions needed to move this crop in its early life stages.
Norwegian research for the best potato for potato chips
June 26, 2023Researchers in Norway investigated the best way to avoid the formation of acrylamide when producing potato chips. They focused in particular on identifying the most suitable potatoes to use.