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After backing out of an original offer entirely, the Oregon Potato Company now offers to purchase a single NORPAC facility
US Farmer cooperative NORPAC Foods filed a motion in bankruptcy court Friday afternoon to sell its Quincy, Washington, plant for USD 93.5 million to Oregon Potato Company.
Sunday, November 17, 2019
Cargill opens a Culinary Experience Hub in Vilvoorde to help customers respond to evolving consumer demand
Investment in Vilvoorde will give customers the opportunity to create new recipes and ingredients with Cargill’s R&D experts in Vilvoorde, Belgium.
Thursday, November 14, 2019
Apply for 2020 'Next Generation' training for potato professionals at BP2019
BP2019 marks the start of the sign up for the next batch of up-and-coming potato professionals to take part in the 2020 Next Generation training programme.
Tolsma-Grisnich has a new dealership in Spain
As of August 1, 2019 Tolsma-Grisnich, with residence in Emmeloord, the Netherlands has started a cooperation with José Bernad Refrigeration, with residence in Albacete, Spain, to explore the Spanish Agrofood market.
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Potandon to focus on rebranding as the healthy potato company
The focus for Potandon Produce LLC at the New York Produce Show this year will be on the health benefits of potatoes, and particularly of some of Potandon’s proprietary products.
Phytophthora infestans, causing late blight in potatoes, has a virus accomplice
A research team has identified a virus infecting Phytophthora infestans, the pathogen causing late blight in potatoes and tomatoes, that appears to increase the pathogen's ability to cause the disease.
Israeli precision agriculture startup Agritask secures $8.5M in ag-insurance oriented financing round led by the InsuResilience Investment Fund
Agritask’s agronomic management software platform serves farmers and other stakeholders in the ecosystem, covering 20 countries worldwide and more than 50 crop types.
Thursday, November 7, 2019
Givaudan Flavors exec flags wellness, affordability and digitalization as key concepts for the Middle East and Africa
Health and wellness have been top of mind for many European and US consumers for some years, but now, this is also becoming a key theme in the Middle East and Africa.
Wednesday, November 6, 2019