News on Food Trends from Pakistan
Pakistan university: Dried Potato Can Be Cheaper Energy Source In Animal Feed
September 20, 2021The University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) scientists found that dried potato can successfully be used as a cheaper energy source in animal feed formulation and can be added up to 30 percent in ruminant concentrate without any negative effect
Pakistan plans to produce 4.87 Million Tons of Potatoes
November 12, 2020The Government of Pakistan has set a target to produce about 4.871 million potatoes and 2.220 million tons of onions during Rabi Season 2020-21 in order to fulfill the domestic requirements as well as for export.
Pakistan to Produce Two Million Disease-Resistant Potato Tubers Using Tissue Culture Technology
October 09, 2020Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) will Produce Two Million Disease-Resistant Potato Potato Tubers Using Tissue Culture Technology
False Rumors of Export Ban, Duties cause unrest among Potato Growers in Pakistan
December 29, 2018There have been rumors that the government of Pakistan banned potato export or levied duties on the export of potatoes. The Ministry of National Food Security & Research condemned these rumors and stated they are entirely false and fictitious.
Pepsico to invest 1 billion in Pakistan
December 20, 2018PepsiCo plans to invest US$1 billion in Pakistan over the next five years, the PepsiCo Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for Asia, Middle East and North Africa (AMENA) Mike Spanos told Prime Minister Imran Khan in a meeting held in Islamabad late last month.
Pakistan proposes National Potato Institute; Seed potato import reduced by 50 percent
September 04, 2017Pakistan has reduced the import of potato seeds by 50 per cent as a result of strong public-private partnership in locally-certified potato production through planning and technical assistance.
Pakistani companies urged to launch a multiplication of Dutch seed potatoes
April 13, 2016Private companies have been urged to launch a multiplication of Dutch potato seeds in Pakistan with a view to reducing input cost of farmers as well as establishing a vibrant seed industry in the country
Hardee's plans to open 25 restaurants in Pakistan;first restaurant opens
November 24, 2009CKE Restaurants, Inc.(NYSE: CKR) today announced the opening of its first Hardee’s® restaurant in Lahore, Pakistan. This marks the first of at least 25 Hardee’s restaurants to be opened in Pakistan within the next five years. The franchised Hardee’s re...