SkipTheDishes and McCain Talk Spud Sales Amidst Decreased Demand During COVID-19
August 20, 2020
In celebration of National Potato Day and hard-working potato farmers across the country, Canada's largest food delivery app and the world's largest manufacturer of frozen potato products team up to provide consumption data.
Production problems plague Canadian Maritime potato farmers
August 19, 2020
Potato farmers in Atlantic Canada are worried about their supply with COVID-19 and extreme weather conditions causing complications.
Vista aérea de la ampliación que la empresa está llevando a cabo en sus instalaciones de Medina del Campo. D.V.
August 10, 2020
La empresa vallisoletana Patatas Meléndez, afincada en Medina del Campo, se ha convertido en el primer operador del mercado nacional de este producto de consumo tradicional y está, además, inmersa en la ampliación de sus instalaciones gracias a una inversión de 25 millones de euros que le permitirá duplicar su capacidad de envasado.
The FAO Food Price Index firmer for the second consecutive month in a row
August 07, 2020
The FAO Food Price Index (FFPI) averaged 94.2 points in July 2020, up 1.1 points (1.2 percent) from June. Rising for the second consecutive month, the July value is nearly 1 point (1 percent) above its level in the corresponding month last year.
Vegetables stall at the Or Tor Kor market in Bangkok (2019)
August 05, 2020
AUSVEG has welcomed the announcement from Agriculture Minister David Littleproud that two key commitments are now realised under the Thailand-Australia Free Trade Agreement (TAFTA), which will improve market access for Australian potato exporters into the Thai market.
Christine Hellio, from Manor Farm in St Ouen, Jersey
August 05, 2020
A Leading exporter of Jersey Royals and one of the Island’s major growers have spoken of their pride in keeping the potato industry going through a difficult 2020 season.
TOMRA Food opens new regional headquarters in Latin America
July 27, 2020
New premises, with Customer Experience Center and Regional Training Hub, will strengthen the customer support provided across Latin America by TOMRA Food, Compac, and BBC Technologies.
Perú (Cusco): Promueven cultivo de diversas variedades de papa nativa en el distrito de Lares
July 27, 2020
El Minam destacó que el proyecto se ejecuta con el financiamiento del Fondo para el Medio Ambiente Mundial (GEF) y el apoyo de la Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Alimentación y la Agricultura (FAO).
Nace la Interprofesional de la patata de Castilla y León
July 27, 2020
Después de un gran esfuerzo administrativo llevado a cabo durante el confinamiento, el sector productor de la patata de Castilla y León ha conseguido crear la Interprofesional de la patata, tras reunir los apoyos necesarios superando el 51% de la superficie regional.
New report identifies 27 countries heading for COVID-19-driven food crises
July 23, 2020
FAO and WFP collaborate on a unique analysis of countries on the precipice of what could be the worst food crisis in generations
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