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Energy and Environment

Energy and Environment

Bühler calls on industry to act now for a sustainable future
The world faces urgent challenges in the coming decades as climate change and a growing population make many of our current systems of production unsustainable.
Thursday, September 5, 2019
Research: New method reveals whether your potato is organic or not
Researchers at the University of Copenhagen have developed a new approach that helps public agencies and commercial interests combat fraudulently-labelled organic foods.
Monday, September 2, 2019
Las amenazas que se ciernen sobre las papas
El cambio climático comienza a afectar al legendario alimento. En Perú, cuna de la patata, donde hay 4.000 variedades, campesinos y científicos temen daños ante las variaciones de heladas y lluvias.
Wednesday, August 21, 2019
Chinese potato price runs high because of typhoon Lekima
Typhoon Lekima landed on Chinese shores last weekend. The typhoon caused destruction in several Chinese cities. Shouguang was one of the areas affected most by the extreme weather conditions.
Tuesday, August 20, 2019
Cavendish Farms to open Potato Research Centre in Prince Edward Island
Canadian potato processing company Cavendish Farms, a subsidiary of J.D. Irving, announced last week that it will build a new potato research and plant breeding centre in New Annan, Prince Edward Island.
Prince Edward Island potato farmers receive financial support to overcome wet and cold harvest of 2018
The Canadian government of the provincial government of Prince Edward Island are providing some additional help for Island farmers following the poor potato harvest of 2018, they announced at a farm in Pownal, P.E.I., Friday morning.
The 'best before' dates for Calbee Inc.'s bagged potato chip products will be extended by two months starting October.
Major Japanese snack-maker Calbee Inc. said Thursday that it will extend the 'best before' date for its potato chip products by two months.
Nearly half of Washington facing emergency drought conditions
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has expanded the drought emergency declaration to cover nearly half of Washington state due to worsened, poor water supply conditions around the state and warmer and drier weather predictions through the summer.