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Almacén de patatas de la cooperativa Santa Isabel

España: Buenos precios para la patata, malos tiempos para las exportaciones

March 29, 2023
La cooperativa burgalesa Santa Isabel se guarda el 60 por-ciento de la producción con destino a Argelia por «miedo a no cobrar» debido al bloqueo comercial a España.
Gareth inspecting the plots

FMC trials show great promise for future of weed control

March 29, 2023
With weed control a key challenge for farmers, and reduced sensitivity to some herbicides a continuing problem. New product trials by FMC have demonstrated that effective controls are on the horizon.
The Kingsman potato: Cygnet PB to expand commercial trials in the US for this high-yielding, climate-resilient variety

The Kingsman potato: Cygnet PB to expand commercial trials in the US for this high-yielding, climate-resilient variety

March 29, 2023
Launched in 2017, the potato variety Kingsman has developed quickly in popularity to become Scotland-based potato breeder Cygnet PB Ltd.’s first globally successful variety.
"All eyes on me!" the potato seems to say, as Oregon state senator Bill Hansell asks his fellow lawmakers: "Tuber or not tuber? That is the question."

Oregon Senate Recognizes Potato as Official State Vegetable in 'Spudtacular' Display

March 29, 2023
On Wednesday last week, the Oregon Senate adopted a resolution declaring an official state vegetable and yes, you guessed it, it is the Potato!
The potato breeder LIND joins Europatat

Polish potato breeder LIND joins Europatat

March 28, 2023
Europatat warmly welcomes the Polish company LIND, which was established in 1996 as an investment of a Scottish family-run agricultural business with generations experience in the production of high-grade seed potatoes – J&WF Lind
Potato Packaging

European Produce Associations Call for Revised Packaging Regulations to Support Sustainable Practices in the Fruit and Vegetable Sector

March 28, 2023
Copa-Cogeca, Freshfel Europe, the European Fresh Produce Association, and Europatat, the European Potato Trade Association, have taken note of the European Commission’s proposal for a Regulation on Packaging and Packaging Waste that was published on 30 November 2022
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From the left: Conen Henreyer ( Agro Potato Services Africa), Steve Carlyon (President Simplifine), Dr Kiarie Moses N. Badilisha ( Nyandarua County Governor) and Esther Kariuki ( Head of Agri Cooperative at Co-op Bank) displaying an MOU after signing on March 7, 2023.

Kenya Potato Consortium to lay groundwork for local value chain

March 28, 2023
It may be recalled how shocked Kenyans were when reports began filtering in the media last year January 2022 that the multinational food giant KFC has run out of ‘fries’ for customers following the non-delivery of potatoes from their overseas suppliers.
Lauren Rebar, Director of Sales at NHF

Snack Manufacturer Naturally Homegrown Foods (NHF) Wins 2022 BC Export Award in the Consumer Products Category

March 28, 2023
Naturally Homegrown Foods Ltd. (NHF), the leading natural snack food manufacturer, has been awarded the 2022 BC Export Award in the Consumer Products Category recognizing the company’s success.
Keogh's Crisps

Irish potato chips manufacturer Keogh's Crisps plans the construction of a new production facility to keep up with demand

March 28, 2023
Keogh’s Crisps plan to use 18 million potatoes this year, all thanks to the growing demand for their snacks.
Simon Leaver, CEO of Fylde Fresh & Fabulous

Potato Manufacturer Fylde Fresh & Fabulous Joins Made Smarter’s Digitalisation Programme

March 28, 2023
Pioneering North West adoption programme supports digitalisation projects worth GBP 5m (USD 6m). A potato manufacturer has helped Made Smarter’s pioneering technology adoption programme reach its 250th investment milestone.


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