Prince Edward Island Potato Board selects new Chairman
December 30, 2016
Rodney Dingwell of Morell was elected as the new Chairman of the Prince Edward Island Potato Board.
Leonel Jaramillo, el 'Juan Valdez' de la papa colombiana
December 27, 2016
Se llama 'Pablo, el gurú de la papa' y fue creado para promocionar su cultivo y consumo.
National Potato Council Adds Kam Quarles as Senior Director of Public Policy
December 20, 2016
The National Potato Council (NPC) has added Kam Quarles as Senior Director of Public Policy.
The future of the grocery store: Amazon Go?
December 20, 2016
Earlier this month Amazon introduced its new grocery store concept Amazon Go. Amazon Go is a new kind of store with no checkout required.
United Potato Growers of Canada: New Alberta processing plant good news for whole industry
December 18, 2016
The plans for a new multi-million dollar Cavendish Farms potato processing plant in Lethbridge, Alberta, should not concern the Prince Edward Island potato industry, says the general manager of the United Potato Growers of Canada.
Lindsey Dodgen joins Potatoes USA as Assistant Marketing Manager
December 14, 2016
Lindsey Dodgen is Potatoes USA’s newest team member, joining the team as the Assistant Marketing Manager supporting the Retail, Market Access, Seed, Reputation Management, and Industry Outreach Programs.
Monsanto Shareowners Approve Merger with Bayer
December 14, 2016
Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) announced that at a special meeting of shareowners held on December 13, shareowners of the company approved the merger of Monsanto with a wholly owned subsidiary of Bayer Aktiengesellschaft.
Potatoes New Zealand joins government biosecurity initiative
December 12, 2016
Potatoes New Zealand became the 14th partner organisation to join the Government Industry Agreement for Biosecurity Readiness and Response.
J.R. Simplot to court to seek control of troubled affiliates
December 12, 2016
Agribusiness giant J. R. Simplot is seeking receivership over two of its vegetable suppliers, claiming mismanagement of the $400-million-grossing companies threatens 2,000 jobs and could end in bankruptcy without court intervention.
PepsiCo Wants to Sell Healthy Food, Consumers Want Chips
December 12, 2016
Pepsico is a company pulled in two different directions. Chief executive Indra Nooyi has vowed to turn the maker of Fritos, Cheetos, Lay’s and Pepsi into a health juggernaut. But while consumers say they want to eat healthy, often what they really want is chips.