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PepsiCo invests over USD 30 million in the expansion of its snack production in the Dominican republic

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

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

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.
Jamaican Resort Group supports farmers to provide guests with local potatoes

Jamaican Resort Group supports farmers to provide guests with local potatoes

March 11, 2018
Jamaican potato farmers receive financial support from an unexpected source: a hotel chain wanting to serve its guests with locally grown Irish potatoes
Jamaica is expanding its potato programme to new areas

Jamaica is expanding its potato programme to new areas

October 25, 2016
The Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries of Jamaica announced they will be expanding the Irish potato programme to new planting areas for the 2016/17 crop year.
National Potato Council joins US Agriculture Coalition for Cuba

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
Cuban Potato crops troubled by rains

Cuban Potato crops troubled by rains

February 10, 2016
The rainfall in November, December, and January in the western and central parts of Cuba made it impossible for Cuban farmers to achieve a crop yield similar to the one they got last year, when they harvested 120,000 tons of potatoes.
Iglo Group Brands (Courtesy: Iglo Group)

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.

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