Mongolia fully self-sufficient for wheat and potato, says agriculture minister
August 28, 2020
The Agricultural Minister of Mongolia, Zagdjav Mendsaikhan said the Asian country is expected to harvest 487,600 tons of wheat and 237,000 tons of potato this autumn
Binegaaa! potato chips: Calbee educates Japan on salt & vinegar
August 28, 2020
Salt & vinegar may be a popular flavor in the United States (4th place) and even more so in the UK (2nd place), but it ranks nowhere in the top choices for Japanese consumers, who usually prefer plain salted, nori seaweed and salt, beef or chicken stock (consomme), sour cream or wasabi.
World Potato Congress Inc. Recognizes Zaotong as 'Potato Plateau Seed Potato Capital of the World'
August 24, 2020
On August 18, 2020, a meeting was held in Zhaotong city, China. World Potato Congress (WPC) President Roman Cools, Dr. Peter VanderZaag, WPC Secretary and Brian Douglas, General Manager attended virtually.
Across China: Hi-tech Potato Industry Boosts Poverty Alleviation
August 19, 2020
The potato industry in Ulanqab, dubbed the 'potato city' of China, has become one of the main industries to help farmers shake off poverty.
South Korean potatoes for Cambodia
July 20, 2020
South Korea plans to help Cambodia produce seed potatoes for planting in Mondulkiri province, where the conditions have potential for potato growing.
PepsiCo appoints new CEO for Asia Pacific, Australia, New Zealand, and China
June 09, 2020
PepsiCo has announced that Wern-Yuen Tan has been appointed CEO of Asia Pacific, Australia, New Zealand, and China (APAC), overseeing all of PepsiCo’s operations in the region.
PepsiCo India partners with Dunzo to launch Exclusive LAY'S and Kurkure E-Stores
May 29, 2020
Starting with Bengaluru, the services will soon expand to Delhi, Mumbai, Gurgaon and Jaipur Consumers can select their favorite snack brands on 'daily grocery' on Dunzo's app, place their orders & get them delivered to their doorstep within an hour of ordering.
Potato price surges by 28%-38% in UP, West Bengal as demand rises in the lockdown period
April 08, 2020
Potato prices have surged 28-38% in Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal, the top two producers of the tuber which has become the staple across India during the COVID-19-induced lockdown.
Price of new Chinese potatoes continues to fall
April 07, 2020
Many potato traders with stock in storage have grown worried about the condition of the Chinese potato market. The market is quite weak and the delivery speed has slowed down.
PepsiCo's Be & Cheery Acquisition Targets Online Snacks Growth in China
February 25, 2020
This weekend, PepsiCo, Inc. announced that it had agreed to acquire Hangzhou Haomusi Food Co., Ltd. ('Be & Cheery'), one of the largest online snacks companies in China, from Haoxiangni Health Food Co., Ltd. ('Haoxiangni') for USD 705 million.
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