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.
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.
Dutch Potato Processor Aviko acquires Chinese French Fries Producer Hongyuan Louis
January 15, 2020
Aviko, one of Europe’s largest producers of fresh, frozen, dried and specialty potato products has reached an agreement with Hongyuan Agriculture to acquire 90% of its shares in Hongyuan Louis
Walmart to open 500 new stores, depots across the country.
November 22, 2019
Walmart China has plans to accelerate its expansion by opening more than 500 new stores and "depots" (smaller warehouses) in next five to seven years and updating 200 existing stores in three years, the company's top executive said.
Bühler and Premier Tech to form a strategic cooperation
August 29, 2019
Swiss Bühler Group and Premier Tech from Canada, today announced the formation of a strategic cooperation for industrial flexible packaging solutions. Both companies agreed to build a design and manufacturing center in China.
Chinese potato price runs high because of typhoon Lekima
August 20, 2019
Typhoon Lekima landed on Chinese shores last weekend. The typhoon caused destruction in several Chinese cities. Shouguang was one of the areas affected most by the extreme weather conditions.
The 'Potato of the Future' Climate - Smarter and Healthier
July 08, 2019
The potato of the future will be more drought tolerant and disease resistant, more environmentally sustainable and climate smart, and meet the needs of producers and consumers.
World Potato Congress welcomes Mr. Lu, Xiaoping as International Advisor
July 01, 2019
The World Potato Congress is pleased to announce that Mr. Lu, Xiaoping has accepted to become WPC’s newest International Advisor.
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