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SunChips Celebrates Solar Event with Exclusive Eclipse Inspired Flavor Release and Partnership with Astronaut Kellie Gerardi
March 28, 2024

SunChips Celebrates Solar Event with Exclusive Eclipse Inspired Flavor Release and Partnership with Astronaut Kellie Gerardi

As the country prepares for the highly anticipated solar eclipse, SunChips® is stepping into the spotlight.
JIN Liping (Ms), Ph.D, Professor of Institute of Vegetables and Flowers of Chinese Academy of Agriculture Sciences(CAAS)
March 28, 2024

Learn about the Potato Research in China in the next World Potato Congress Webinar

World Potato Congress Inc. presents their next Webinar: The National Potato Program and its Contribution to Potato Industry Advancement in China, by Jin Liping, on Wednesday April 3, 2024 at 8:00 am Eastern Standard Time (USA/Canada).
Bayer’s expert GenAI system is making better information more quickly and readily available
March 28, 2024

Bayer pilots unique generative AI tool for agriculture

Bayer has announced the pilot of an expert GenAI system to benefit farmers and up-level agronomists in their daily work.
Aaron Fox, Executive Vice President at Fox Packaging
March 27, 2024

Aaron Fox, VP of Fox Packaging on Sustainable Packaging

In the ever-evolving landscape of packaging, where sustainability takes center stage, Fox Packaging's team actively monitors the market, its trends, and most importantly, supply chain needs.
Hungritos Trade Show Triumph: Making Waves at Foodex Japan, Gulfood, and World Food India
March 25, 2024

Hungritos potato products are making waves at trade shows in Japan, Dubai and India

After successful trade shows - Foodex Japan 2024, Gulfood 2024, and World Food India – Indian-origin brand Hungritos has its hands full to meet overwhelming export orders for its frozen potato products in 2024.
Potato Processor Peka Kroef B.V. Expands Market Dominance with Acquisition of Frespo B.V.
March 18, 2024

Dutch potato processor Peka Kroef B.V. strengthens its position in the market of chilled products with the acquisition of Frespo B.V.

Dutch potato processor Peka Kroef B.V. entered into a purchase agreement with investment company Nimbus on March 14 2024, regarding the acquisition of potato processor Frespo B.V., the former Aviko site in Cuijk.
Argentina: técnicas de nutrición complementaria
March 18, 2024

Argentina: técnicas de nutrición complementaria

Jornada técnica sobre nutrición complementaria muestra resultados a campo muy prometedores.
FAO: el valor de la papa en el mundo
March 18, 2024

FAO: el valor de la papa en el mundo

La FAO ha destacado la importancia de la papa para la seguridad alimentaria mundial. A continuación una guia con algunas publicaciones de interés.
España: subvención para la investigación y promoción del cultivo de patatas
March 18, 2024

España: subvención para la investigación y promoción del cultivo de patatas

En España se aprobó una subvención de 80.000 euros para la investigación y la promoción del cultivo de patatas. Una apuesta gubernamental a uno de los cultivos que más ha visto crecer sus exportaciones en los últimos tiempos.
Lynette Dinga (WFP Nutritionist), Chalmers Mulwa (CIP Scientist), Simon Heck (CIP DG), Lauren Landis (WFP Country Director Kenya), George Njoroge (WFP Head of FtMA), Robert Ackatia-Armah (WFP Head of Programme Support)
March 16, 2024

Empowering Nutrition, Building Resilience: World Food Programme and International Potato Center Join Forces

To combat hunger and malnutrition, the World Food Program (WFP) and the International Potato Center (CIP) have extended their partnership for a further four years with a new memorandum of understanding (MOU)
The Combined Drought Indicator
March 16, 2024

Drought Tightens Grip on the Mediterranean, Impacting Potato Production

Now, the specter of a warmer-than-average spring in 2024 is anticipated, as predicted by the Joint Research Centre (JRC) report 'Drought in the Mediterranean Region - January 2024'.
Potato chip maker rescues 25 million pounds of 'ugly' potatoes
March 14, 2024

Potato chip maker rescues 25 million pounds of 'ugly' potatoes

Uglies Kettle Chips has now 'rescued' 25 million pounds of 'ugly potatoes' that have gone into making the brand’s upcycled Uglies Kettle Chips.
Royal Avebe extends cooperation for bio natural gas production in Germany
March 12, 2024

Royal Avebe extends cooperation for bio natural gas production in Germany

Royal Avebe will continue to purchase two million kilowatt hours of fossil-free biomethane at its German plant in Lüchow in 2024.
Perú: grandes perdidas debido a lluvias y heladas
March 12, 2024

Perú: grandes perdidas debido a lluvias y heladas

Hasta 40% de los cultivos en algunas zonas productivas se vieron comprometidos. El alcalde de la municipalidad afectada se manifestó al respecto.
Brasil: precios bajan por tercer semana consecutiva
March 11, 2024

Brasil: precios bajan por tercer semana consecutiva

Debido a problemas de calidad y aumento en los ritmos de cosecha los precios continuan a la baja.
FAO Food Price Index eases again in February, mostly driven by lower world cereal prices
March 10, 2024

FAO Food Price Index eases again in February, mostly driven by lower world cereal prices

The FAO Food Price Index* (FFPI) stood at 117.3 points in February 2024, down 0.9 points (0.7 percent) from its revised January level
NPC Applauds Scaled Back Final Climate Disclosure Ruling
March 09, 2024

National Potato Council Applauds Scaled Back Final Climate Disclosure Ruling

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) scrapped a plan opposed by farm groups to mandate the tracking of greenhouse gas emissions in company supply chains, all the way down to family farms. 
Sandrine Dixson-Declève, co-president of The Club of Rome
March 09, 2024

Sandrine Dixson-Declève, co-president of The Club of Rome, to give opening speech Anuga FoodTec 2024

Sandrine Dixson-Declève is going to open Anuga FoodTec in Cologne on 19 March 2024 at 9.15 a.m. with a keynote speech on the Main Stage Responsibility (Hall 9, B080/C081).

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