Layoffs expected at P.E.I.'s Cavendish Farms because of coronavirus
April 14, 2020
Cavendish farms haven’t laid off any staff yet because of the coronavirus (COVID-19), but a spokeswoman for the company says short-term layoffs are expected.
Frozen chips maker McCain Foods to furlough staff at Whittlesey factory as demand falls
April 14, 2020
A leading food maker in Whittlesey is to furlough some staff after a slump in demand from restaurants and pubs forced to close by COVID-19 pandemic.
Coronavirus: Patatas fritas y 'snacks' llenan la cesta de la compra en el aislamiento
April 13, 2020
Las ventas 'online' de gran consumo se disparan un 73,7% en la segunda semana de confinamiento.
TOMRA Food's Test and Demonstration Centers go Virtual
April 13, 2020
The Covid-19 global pandemic is having a dramatic impact on day-to-day life, both on a personal level and in the way businesses operate. To enable live demonstrations of its sorting solutions, TOMRA Food is leveraging digital technology.
A Limia inicia la siembra del cereal y patata en pleno estado de alarma
April 13, 2020
Labradores antelanos activan estos días las labores en más de 15.000 hectáreas de terreno en la Comarca A Limia, de la Provicia Gallega Ourense.
Belgian potato sector grows again in 2019
April 13, 2020
Last year, despite the difficult growing conditions as a result of the extreme heat and drought during both the 2018-2019 and the 2019-2020 seasons, the Belgian potato-processing industry once again improved the record for processed potatoes.
Idahoan Buttery Homestyle Mashed Potatoes
April 13, 2020
While food manufacturers supplying to foodservice are suffering from lost revenue and layoffs, companies primarily serving retail customers are faced with exactly the opposite. One example is potato processor Idahoan Foods.
La Municipalidad Ortigueira de la provicia española A Coruña, pide a la Xunta poder plantar patatas tras el confinamiento
April 13, 2020
El Ayuntamiento de la Municipalidad Ortigueira de la provicia española A Coruña, ha solicitado a la Xunta que excluya al municipio como zona infestada por la plaga de la colza guatemalteca.
Cuba: El municipio Pinareño Los Palacios se esmera en la Recolección de Papas
April 13, 2020
La Empresa Agropecuaria Cubaquivir, del municipio Los Palacios, se sumó a la cosecha de papas correspondiente a la campaña de frío 2019-2020 en Pinar del Río, provincia que reincorporó el cultivo a sus campos tras una década de ausencia.
Potato price surges by 28%-38% in UP, West Bengal as demand rises in the lockdown period
April 08, 2020
Potato prices have surged 28-38% in Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal, the top two producers of the tuber which has become the staple across India during the COVID-19-induced lockdown.
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