News on Food Trends from India
Frost causes heavy damage to potato, vegetable crops in north India
January 24, 2023
Potato farmers in the northern parts of the country have suffered heavy crop losses due to ground frost owing to the fall in temperatures in the last week.
S V Agri solves the problem of Potato Seeds faced by the Indian farmers
July 25, 2022
A program of signing the MoU was organized in the conference hall of Maharana Pratap Horticulture University, Karnal. Siddhi Vinayak Agri Ltd. Hemant Gaur, Managing Director, Vice Chancellor Prof. Samar Singh was welcomed with a bouquet of flowers.
PepsiCo India invest an additional USD 24 million to expand its largest food manufacturing plant in Uttar Pradesh, India
June 27, 2022
PepsiCo India announced expansion plans for its largest greenfield foods manufacturing plant that produces the immensely popular LAY’S potato chips in Kosi Kalan, Mathura in Uttar Pradesh.
A hero role for potatoes in global food security? An Indian perspective
June 14, 2022
The global agri-food system has been struggling with a series of disruptions caused by various events including drastic climate variabilities, the global pandemic of Covid-19 outburst, and the recent among them is Russia-Ukraine war.
McCain India Releases the Second Edition of India Sustainability Report 2021 - Together-Towards Planet-Friendly Food
June 12, 2022
In line with its sustainable strategy and alignment to the Sustainable Development Goals, McCain Food (India) launches the second edition of the India Sustainability Report 2021 titled- 'Together-Towards Planet-Friendly Food'.
Potato Production in key production areas of India affected by Unseasonal Rains and Heat Wave
May 12, 2022
Potato production in the current crop year is estimated to be 53.60 mt, down from 56.17 mt last year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture's first estimate of horticulture production.
Virtual India Potato Conference 2022
February 18, 2022
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Thermax's ZeroWeGo - Restoring environment through reduced emissions
January 14, 2022
Sustainability in industries has come a long way. From the establishment of environmental regulations in the 1970s to the modern environmental movement, the market forces are driven by these strategic concerns.
Big victory for farmers: India revokes patent for PepsiCo's Lay's potatoes
December 09, 2021
India has revoked a patent for a potato variety grown exclusively for PepsiCo Inc's popular Lay's potato chips, according to an order issued on Friday by the Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers' Rights (PPVFR) Authority.
Indian Institute presents a Model To Detect Late Blight In Potato Crops Using a Photograph Of Its Leaves
July 21, 2021
Scientists from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Mandi, have developed a computational model for automated disease detection in potato crops using photographs of its leaves.