News on The Potato Supply Chain
Potatoes from Uttar Pradesh exported to Guyana, South America
September 05, 2023For the first time, nearly 29 MT of potatoes from Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, India were exported to Guyana in South America through Farmers Producers Organisation (FPO).
Potato prices in Ukraine are going down fast and are already lower than last year
September 01, 2023Since the beginning of the week, potato prices in Ukraine have decreased significantly. The main reason for negative trends in the potato market was the beginning of harvesting in the key production regions and, as a result, an increase in the potato supply.
The potato optical grader I-CropVision by DOWNS to be launched at Potato Europe 2023 in Belgium
September 01, 2023DOWNS has extended its range of optical potato sorters with the arrival of the I-CropVision®: a modular version of the CropVision®, it incorporates the same technology and numerous benefits.
Bangladesh Government reports record potato production, yet prices are going up
September 01, 2023Potato prices in Bangladesh are soaring even though farmers this year grew a record 1.04 crore tonnes, cutting the buying power of consumers, especially fixed and low-income people already battered by sustained high inflation.
Mapping genetic variation of the potato: McGill researchers create super pangenome
August 29, 2023Scientists have assembled the genome sequences of nearly 300 varieties of potatoes and its wild relatives to develop more nutritious, disease-free, and weather-proof crop.
Simplot to acquire Agronico, Tasmania’s largest seed potato producer
August 27, 2023Agronico, Tasmania’s largest seed potato producer, has entered into an agreement for Simplot to acquire the business and property assets of Agronico.
Dewulf to present new potato planter at Potato Europe 2023: Certa 40 Integral
August 27, 2023In keeping with the four-yearly tradition, one of the potato sector's most important trade fairs, Potato Europe, will soon again be held in Kain (Doornik), Belgium. Among a range of innovations Dewulf will present at Potato Europe 2023, the main eye catcher will be an entirely new cup planter, named Certa 40 Integral.
Seed potato supplier Europlant expands market presence in the Mediterranean region
August 27, 2023Seed potato supplier Europlant Pflanzenzucht GmbH establishes a subsidiary in Spain to expand its market presence in the Mediterranean. Going forward, Europlant Espana Semillas S.L. will be responsible for the distribution of the modern and high-performance potato varieties in Spain.
United States Potato Exports Reach Record Value and Volume July 2022 – June 2023
August 26, 2023United States potato exports reached record value and volume in the 12-month period from July 2022 – June 2023. Export values increased 19.05% to USD 2.2 billion, and export volume increased 3.85% to 3.3 million metric tons (fresh weight equivalent).
B-hive Innovations collaborates on groundbreaking TuberTurgor project to reduce potato bruising and waste
August 22, 2023B-hive Innovations, a cutting-edge, agri-tech research and development business is embarking on a new collaborative programme that aims to reduce the risk of potato bruising and develop technologies that could reduce supermarket waste.