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Snyder’s-Lance launches four `snack better` multi-brand variety packs around special consumer demands
Advancing its mission to change the way America snacks, Snyder's-Lance, Inc. is introducing its first multi-brand snack packs to meet specific consumer demands: Gluten Free, Non-GMO, Premium and Small batch Kettle.
Perú es el primer productor de papa en Latinoamérica
Así lo anunció el Director General Agrícola del Ministerio de Agriculturai, Ángel Manero, y agregó que 'cada peruano consume 85 kilos al año'.
Monday, May 22, 2017
Doomsday? Svalbard Seed Vault flooded, threatened by Climate Change
Recent flooding of the global seed vault in Svalbard caused a stir, since it was designed to last forever. Luckily all seeds (including several thousand potato seeds) are OK, but already adaptations to the vault may be needed to deal with climate change.
Interpack 2017 sees record level international attendance
Interpack 2017 scored a record attendance of 2,865 exhibiting companies. Furthermore, 74% of the approximately the 170,500 visitors travelled to Düsseldorf from abroad, which is another record
Genetically engineered potatoes approved for Maine
With little fanfare, the Maine Board of Pesticides Control unanimously approved on Friday morning the registration of three new types of genetically engineered potatoes that have been developed by Simplot Plant Sciences.
Pepsico confirms ambitious new GHG emission targets are in line with keeping global warming below two degrees Celcius
PepsiCo has today confirmed that its ambitious new target for greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction has been verified and approved by the Science Based Targets Initiative as being in line with what climate science says is necessary to keep global warming below two degrees Celsius.
México: Por bajo precio, 22 mil toneladas de papa se mantienen en bodegas
Los productores esperan que se registre una mejoría en el mercado para comercializar el importante producto alimenticio.
Friday, May 12, 2017
Colombia: Con mejoramiento genético se obtendrían papas tolerantes a sequías
Mediante el estudio del genoma de papas nativas de Nariño, una investigación en la Universidad Nacional de Colombia (U.N.) indaga secuencias de tolerancia a estrés por déficit de agua que permitan obtener papas comerciales con esta característica.
Thursday, May 11, 2017