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FAO Food Price Index continued its upward trend in October

FAO Food Price Index continued its upward trend in October

November 05, 2020
The FAO Food Price Index* (FFPI) averaged 100.9 points in October 2020, up 3.0 points (3.1 percent) from September and 5.7 points (6.0 percent) higher than its value a year ago.
Planting potatoes

North-Western European Potato Growers (NEPG): Potato acreage should decrease by a minimum of 15%

November 03, 2020
The NEPG (North-Western European Potato Growers) estimates that the total harvest will be 27.9 million tons this season if all potatoes in the ground will be indeed harvested. The harvest is later than usual with all the risks involved.
SIMA Postponed To November 2022

SIMA Postponed To November 2022

November 03, 2020
In view of the current global economic climate and the many uncertainties surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, the organisers of SIMA have taken the decision to hold the next edition of SIMA in November 2022 (from Sunday 6 to Thursday 10 November 2022).
Burger King reveals a more tender side asking people to support McDonald's

Burger King reveals a more tender side asking people to support McDonald's

November 02, 2020
You may not be anywhere near the office water cooler right now, but we still want to spotlight the most talked about creative from the brands that should be on your radar. Today, everyone's talking about Burger King's 'endorsement' of McDonald's.
La Dirección Regional de Agricultura de Lima busca incrementar la producción del tubérculo

Productores de Lima, Perú Reciben 30 Toneladas de Semillas de Papa de Alta Calidad Genética

November 02, 2020
Emprendedores productores de la región Lima, Perú recibieron semillas certificadas de diversas variedades de papa, de alta calidad genética, con el propósito de potenciar este cultivo y garantizar la seguridad alimentaria en el país, tras la situación de emergencia sanitaria que se vive por el covid-19.
Kiremko starts up Fun Fries French fry line in Morocco remotely using AR

Kiremko starts up Fun Fries French fry line in Morocco remotely using AR

October 30, 2020
A new experience for both Kiremko and Morrocan potato processor Fun Fries; the French fry line that was installed last summer was started up entirely remotely using augmented reality.
Odisha government seeks renewal of agreement with International Potato Centre

Odisha government seeks renewal of agreement with International Potato Centre

October 27, 2020
Even as the State Potato Mission failed to take off due to the lack of direction and apathy of the government to the project, it has expressed it desire to revalidate the contract with the International Potato Centre (CIP) for intensification of potato production.
Canadian Potato Crop and Harvest Update October 26, 2020

Canadian Potato Crop and Harvest Update October 26, 2020

October 27, 2020
Potato harvest in Canada is complete in most provinces with the exception of Quebec, according to this final crop report of the season prepared by the United Potato Growers of Canada
India resumes import of potatoes from Bhutan

India resumes import of potatoes from Bhutan, export yet to pick up

October 23, 2020
India on Saturday threw open its domestic market for certain agricultural commodities including potatoes from Bhutan.
South Africa Has Seen a Massive Surge in Potato Prices in Recent Months

Why South Africa Potato Prices Exploded by 140% in Just Four Months

October 23, 2020
Since mid-June, potato prices have been on average 46% higher than in the same period last year. In four months, the average market price of a 10kg
bag has rocketed from below R35 to R83.

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