News on The Potato Supply Chain from Iraq
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Virtual tour of Iraqi Potato Chips company BEPPCO's Potato Lab
January 17, 2022
BEPPCO, the Iraq-based potato chips manufacturer and exporter, is always striving to produce the best quality of products. This is achieved with the help of proper assessment of potato quality at the early stages of production
Potato Chips manufacturer BEPPCO opens state-of-the-art storage facilities in Iraq
August 09, 2021
B.E.P.P CO is a potato chip manufacturer from Iraq that offers natural potato chip products under the following brands: Mr.Krisper and Mito. To optimize potato quality, B.E.P.P CO opened this season a new state-of-the-art potato storage facility that can provide optimal conditions for potatoes for processing at all times.
Iraq: New potato processing project to create more than 500 jobs
June 22, 2021
Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Masrour Barzani on Thursday laid the foundation stone of a potato production factory in Duhok, set to provide 500 jobs and make use of local potato products.
Potato harvest in Iraq and the Kurdistan region has started
June 11, 2021
The potato harvest in Iraq has started. Staff of the Beirut Erbil Potato Processing Company (B.E.P.P. Co) - known in Iraq for their potato chips brands Mito and Mr, Krisper, but active throughout the entire potato supply chain - are working hard in various regions of Iraq from Karbala to Diyala to Al-Rabiah, Dohuk, Erbil, and beyond.
Kurdistan's Potato Farmers Protest Cheap, Banned Imports
September 28, 2020
Farmers dumped their potatoes in front of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG)’s agriculture ministry in Erbil on Thursday, protesting banned imports that have pushed their produce out of the market.
As potato farming in Kurdistan is increasing, lack of storage becomes a problem
February 26, 2017
The Kurdish Ministry of Agriculture predicts that farmers will plant more than 15,000 tons of seed potatoes in mid-February, increasing the amount of potatoes produced in the region.
Not enough storage as Kurdistan potato production ramps up
September 03, 2015
Potato production in Kurdistan has seen a 13-fold increase over the last 7 years and is well above domestic demand, allowing export of the surplus. Nevertheless, potatoes have to be imported later in the season, since local potato storage capacity is lacking.
France aiming to reestablish seed potato export to Iraq
February 23, 2012
Bernard Quere, the Middle East envoy for the French agricultural agency France Obtention- whose slogan is L'Univers de la pomme de terre - had flown from Paris in November to sell seedlings cultivated by French farmers to Kurdish agriculturalists. By ...
Iraq Agriculture Ministry bans seed potato imports
March 28, 2010
Iraq's Ministry of Agriculture banned the import of potato seeds and called to rely on local products after they are subject to examinations by an an ad hoc ministerial committee, according to a Ministry release on Sunday. "The decision was taken...