Under COVID, food systems in Latin America are looking inward for support
June 19, 2020
Scientists at the International Potato Center (CIP) are shifting their focus to the long-term effects of COVID-19 to anticipate and understand how food systems may be impacted in the coming years.
La Empresa Española Patatas Hijolusa fue capaz de doblar su Producción por el Confinamiento
June 15, 2020
Nos es fácil para ninguna empresa multiplicar la capacidad de trabajo de la noche a la mañana. Mucho menos si se trata de una empresa alimentaria, que pone la calidad y el rigor por encima de otras prioridades.
España: Mercadona compra 2.400 toneladas de patatas de Balears para abastecer las tiendas
June 15, 2020
Mercadona, compañía de supermercados físicos y de venta online, tiene previsto comprar 2.400 toneladas de patatas de Balears a los proveedores Illacamp, de Mallorca, y Mister Chippy, de Eivissa, a quienes adquirirá 2.000 y 400 toneladas de tubérculos, respectivamente.
European potato industry rejects Australian farmers' dumping fears
June 12, 2020
European potato farmers and processors have pushed back against Australian claims they are about to dump subsidized frozen chips from a coronavirus-caused glut into the Antipodean market.
Potato sales at retail soar in the US
June 10, 2020
Retail potato sales soar, increasing 10.4% in dollar sales and 9.3% in volume sales between July 1, 2019, and May 19, 2020, according to IRI. All potato categories across the retail store, except deli-prepared sides, increased in dollar and volume sales, according to a report by Potatoes USA.
How lockdown has influenced the consumer landscape
June 09, 2020
The consumer landscape has changed dramatically over the last two months since the introduction of the UK lockdown.
Potato Europe 2020 cancelled
June 08, 2020
Uncertainties surrounding the exceptional health crisis caused by the Covid-19 pandemic force us to cancel Potato Europe 2020 in order to protect the event's visitors and exhibitors. The next edition of Potato Europe cycle will take place in September 2021 in the Netherlands.
The FAO Food Price Index drops to a seventeen-month low
June 05, 2020
The FAO Food Price Index (FFPI) averaged 162.5 points in May 2020, down 3.1 points (1.9 percent) from April and reaching the lowest monthly average since December 2018.
Malta's potato exports dry up
June 02, 2020
Potato farmers are in 'utter despair' after learning they will not be able to export their crops this year because of the coronavirus outbreak.
Europa: Autorregular el mercado de la patata podría generar perturbaciones negativas
June 01, 2020
Europa: Autorregular el mercado de la patata podría generar perturbaciones negativas.
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