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In the Netherlands, 7 supermarkets sign up for 100% robust potatoes in an organic range

November 19, 2022
In the Netherlands, 31 parties in the table potato chain sign a covenant in which they commit to switch completely to organic robust potato varieties, including 7 supermarkets.
Japan’s newest potato chip flavor: Convenience store fried chicken

Japan’s newest potato chip flavor: Convenience store fried chicken

November 17, 2022
There are all sorts of ways Japanese convenience stores earn the "convenient" part of their name. They’ve got branches all over, for example, so you’re hardly ever more than a short walk away from one.
Cofounder, Maxime Dumont Analyzing Nutrient Concentration Using LENS™

LENS™ fertilizer management tool offers real time insight in 13 nutrients in potato plants

November 16, 2022
Ag start-up Picketa Systems announces the release of their Leaf Evaluated-Nutrient System, LENS™. The LENS™ fertilizer management tool offers real time insight in 13 nutrients in potato plants.
FAO Food Price Index virtually unchanged in October

FAO Food Price Index virtually unchanged in October

November 15, 2022
The FAO Food Price Index* (FFPI) averaged 135.9 points in October 2022, virtually unchanged from September, with the price indices of all the covered commodity groups, except cereals, down month-on-month.
Princess Amandine

Princesa Amandine se apoya en Paradores de Turismo para promocionar el turismo local

November 15, 2022
Princesa Amandine une su marca a la de Paradores de Turismo para que los consumidores de esta patata puedan disfrutar de las 10.000 plazas que ofrecen los 97 establecimientos de esta red líder de turismo cultural.
Xiu-Qing Li in lab, holding potato tubers.

Hot Potato! Canadian research into heat-tolerant potato genes builds on award-winning study

November 15, 2022
In the classic children’s game, nobody wants to be the one left holding the 'hot potato'. This also rings true for farmers, as rising global temperatures are bringing new meaning to the term.
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Centers of Excellence for Rooted Apical Cuttings: Plugging the gap in quality seed production to boost rural livelihoods and food security in Asia and Africa

Rooted Apical Cuttings: Plugging the gap in quality seed potato production to boost food security in Asia and Africa

November 13, 2022
A capacity-building initiative that started in Kenya to fill gaps in the supply of high-quality early generation seed (EGS) is now spreading across Asia and many African countries
Foodservice Operators

Foodservice Operators Turn to Frozen Foods to Meet their Business Needs

November 12, 2022
New research finds that more than 90% of foodservice operators use frozen foods in their menus, with the healthcare, convenience store and fast casual categories reporting the greatest increase in use since 2019.
Fresh potatoes on the field

Update on ADAPT potato variety trials in Austria (Nov 2022)

November 05, 2022
The ADAPT project aims at developing new strategies to make potatoes fit for the challenging growth conditions of the future. Within this project, potato varieties trials are conducted in Austria.
Nadinger Singh, a grower for PepsiCo

PepsiCo funds another 14 projects as part of its Global Agriculture Accelerator, The Positive Agriculture Outcomes Fund

November 05, 2022
PepsiCo granted 14 business projects funding as part of its global agriculture accelerator, the Positive Agriculture Outcomes (PAO) Fund. The funded projects focus on the key challenges in agriculture today.

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