PepsiCo invests over USD 30 million in the expansion of its snack production in the Dominican Republic
July 08, 2021
The company says that with the expansion of its chips production, PepsiCo contributes to the economic reactivation of the Dominican Republic by buying more local potatoes from Dominican farmers.
Expansion potato cultivation part of resilience strategy Dominica after hurricane Maria
April 05, 2018
Shortly after the passage of hurricane Maria, the Government of Dominica provided several farmers with free seeds and fertilisers for short term crops such as white potatoes to ensure food security and to quickly revive the agriculture sector. This proved very successful.
Jamaica anticipates 100% self-sufficiency for table potatoes this year
March 18, 2018
Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries of Jamaica, Hon. J.C. Hutchinson says he is anticipating that Jamaica will achieve its goal of 100 per cent self-sufficiency in the production of table Irish potato this year.
National Potato Council joins US Agriculture Coalition for Cuba (USACC)
July 25, 2016
The National Potato Council has joined more than 100 prominent national grower organizations, state grower associations, and agribusiness members as part of the U.S. Agriculture Coalition for Cuba, whose goal is to reestablish Cuba as a market for U.S. food and ag exports
Nomad Holdings Limited to Acquire Iglo Foods Holdings Limited for €2.6 billion
April 20, 2015
Nomad Holdings Limited has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Iglo Foods Holdings Limited, Europe's leading frozen food company, from a company backed by the Permira funds for approximately €2.6 billion, subject to customary closing conditions.