Peruvian farmers get help from Belgium to save traditional potato product from climate change
February 26, 2019
Three Belgian organisations, ILVO, HOGENT and TRIAS help a local Peruvian agricultural cooperative and university to optimize the semi-industrial production of their traditional tuntas - white freeze-dried potatoes (Chuño)
UK potato chips prices surge after heatwave-induced potato shortage
February 26, 2019
Crisps fans in the United Kingdom might have noticed that their favourite snack has become a little more expensive in recent months.
Chile: La ola de calor no causó daños graves en los cultivos
February 09, 2019
Luis Miquel, Gerente del Consorcio Papa Chile, hace una buena proyección del mercado de la papa. Afirma que las altas temperaturas del verano no han sido una catástrofe, y califica al año de normal.
Reino Unido: Cambio climático pondría en peligro a la papa
February 05, 2019
El futuro de uno de los alimentos básicos preferidos del Reino Unido, la papa, podría estar en peligro debido a que el cambio climático afecta las zonas dónde crece, dijeron científicos de la Universidad de Leeds.
Potato Processor Cavendish Farms imports millions of pounds of potatoes to P.E.I.
February 04, 2019
Prince Edward Island French Fry Manufacturer Cavendish Farms is importing a larger than usual amount of potatoes from other parts of Canada and the United States to make up for a local shortfall in supply.
Papas híbridas podrían salvarnos de la hambruna
January 02, 2019
Científicos del Centro Internacional de la Papa (CIP) están usando papas silvestres para desarrollar variedades climáticamente resistentes. Esto a raíz del eminente cambio climático que afectará a millones de pequeños agricultores del Perú.
The potato crop in Europe: New data from the United Kingdom, The Netherlands and Spain
December 12, 2018
That the potato harvest this year in Europe was well below average due to extreme weather conditions is well known by now. I this article we present some recent data from Great Britain, The Netherlands and Spain that further clarify the situation
Engie Refrigeration presents its 'Mechanical Ventilation Only' Potato Storage system at Interpom | Primeurs
November 17, 2018
ENGIE Refrigeration has developed a storage system based entirely on mechanical refrigeration, which allows maintaining the same storage conditions throughout the year.
Agrico warns: 'Considerably less seed potatoes available for export'
November 13, 2018
During the annual potato variety show at Agrico the topic of discussion was not limited to unique varieties on display. The impact of the excessive heat and drought this season on the seed potato market was also a hot topic.
NEPG estimates potato harvest 2018
November 08, 2018
The total potato harvest in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany and France in 2018 will be at least 20 percent lower than last year, according to the latest estimates of the North-western European Potato Growers (NEPG).
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