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FPS Food Process Solutions Celebrates World Food Safety Day with a Call to Action to Raise Better Awareness in Hygienic Standards
June 07, 2021
FPS Food Process Solutions celebrates its 11th anniversary by calling for better awareness of hygienic standards in the food processing industry on World Food Safety Day.
Russian research: Smart vertical farm can produce 10 times more seed potatoes a year
May 20, 2021
Less than a year after the opening of the World-class Scientific Center 'Agrotechnologies for the Future', Russian scientists had a breakthrough: the first-ever vertical farm with dynamic LED lighting.
Princesa Amandine realiza una Donación de 5.080 kilos de Patatas a Los Bancos de Alimentos de Madrid y Barcelona
May 17, 2021
Princesa Amandine® en su deseo de ayudar a la población que más lo necesita y a todos aquellos que se encuentran en situación de vulnerabilidad, ha realizado una donación de patatas a los Bancos de Alimentos de Madrid y Barcelona.
African countries commit to double agricultural productivity as development banks, institutions pledge US$17 billion to increase food security
May 03, 2021
IFAD said it aimed to provide an additional US$1.5 billion to Africa to support national efforts to transform food and agricultural systems over the next three years.
Georgia Seed Potato Model Farm Officially Open
May 01, 2021
Dignitaries, researchers, and private sector representatives gathered this week in southwestern Georgia to celebrate the opening of a potato seed model farm.
New Potatoes South Africa awareness campaign highlights resilience
April 27, 2021
Potatoes South Africa (PSA) has launched a bold new awareness campaign in a bid to create perspective about the resilience and performance of the potato industry’s stakeholders in the country, especially in the context of South Africa recently marking the one-year anniversary of the COVID-19 disruption.
Esto es lo que esconden las patatas que tienen manchitas verdes en la piel
March 16, 2021
La patata es un alimento delicado, que, pese a sus bondades, puede tornarse tóxico si no tenemos algunas precauciones. El motivo no es otro que los glicoalcaloides, unas sustancias que contiene este tubérculo de forma natural y que si se ingieren, pueden provocar distintos problemas para la salud.
A Crop Pandemic Would Be as Devastating for Biodiversity and Food Security as COVID-19
December 29, 2020
Biodiversity loss threatens national security. We need to invest in technologies to preserve our vital food varieties.
Why a new potato variety could be a game-changer for farmers in East Africa
December 17, 2020
Imagine being a potato farmer in Ethiopia, Kenya, or Nigeria. On a small piece of land, which you depend on for food and income, you have spent months planting, weeding, and watering.
Aeroponics: growing potatoes in the air - agricultural innovation in Rwanda
December 04, 2020
A Rwandan entrepreneur is pioneering the use of innovative farming technology that, he believes, is set to play a major role in feeding the growing population in his country, amid increasing pressure on arable land.