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Colombia: Productores de papa inician censo para determinar daños por heladas
El presidente de Fedepapa, Germán Palacio, reportó que las heladas que desde finales de diciembre de 2019 y en los primeros días de enero de 2020 han causado daños en las zonas productoras del alimento en Boyacá, Cundinamarca, Santander y otros.
Monday, January 20, 2020
Gurma y Eat is Life lanzan las patatas fritas sin gluten BIO Superfood
Fritoper, bajo su marca Gurma, y la cadena de restauración Eat is Life han presentado una nueva gama de patatas fritas sin gluten denominadas BIO Superfood, que cuenta con dos referencias: Patatas Fritas con Sal de Ibiza y Cúrcuma & Pimienta.
Monday, January 20, 2020
Gowan acquires late blight, rhizoctonia protection agents from Bayer
Gowan Crop Protection Limited, an affiliate of Gowan Co. LLC., has entered into agreements with Bayer AG to acquire rights to the active ingredients fenamidone and pencycuron.
Record Breaking Potato Expo 2020 Focuses Industry on the Future
From Jan. 14 through 15, more than 2,000 U.S. potato growers and industry members from a dozen countries turned out for Potato Expo 2020 at The Mirage Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nev., to do business and prepare their operations for the future.
NPC Launches New 'Eye on Potatoes' Podcast
Kicking off the 12th annual Potato Expo, held Jan 14-15 in Las Vegas, the National Potato Council announced the launch of its new podcast, 'Eye on Potatoes'. The podcast in available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts.
Dutch Potato Processor Aviko acquires Chinese French Fries Producer Hongyuan Louis
Aviko, one of Europe’s largest producers of fresh, frozen, dried and specialty potato products has reached an agreement with Hongyuan Agriculture to acquire 90% of its shares in Hongyuan Louis
The FAO Food Price Index soared to a 5-year high in December
FAO Food Price Index* (FFPI) averaged 181.7 points in December 2019, up 4.4 points (2.5 percent) from November, marking the third month of consecutive increase.
Tuesday, January 14, 2020
In Ireland, 5% of the potatoes is still to be dug.
The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) estimates that 5% of the potato crop across the country remains in the ground. That said some farmers have a lot more acres remaining than others, depending on the weather they were greeted with in the past few months.