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Researchers say apical rooted cuttings are the solution for cheaper potato seed in India

International Potato Centre: Apical Rooted Cuttings offer cheaper potato seed in India

November 21, 2020
Researchers of the International Potato Center (CIP) explain the difficulties small potato farmers in many states of India may face to access good-quality planting materials at affordable prices.
Mamata Banerjee to seek Modi's intervention over soaring onion, potato prices in India

Soaring onion, potato prices in India become a political hot potato

November 10, 2020
Blaming the federal government for the steep hike in prices of essential commodities, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of West Bengal alleged that the prices were rising as the Centre has snatched away the state's power.
Is the Potato still a Staple in India after prices hike 92% in a Year?

Is the Potato still a Staple in India after prices hike 92% in a Year?

November 10, 2020
Prices of Potatoes and all other vegetables and pulses have steadily increased through the course of the coronavirus-infused lockdown.
Odisha government seeks renewal of agreement with International Potato Centre

Odisha government seeks renewal of agreement with International Potato Centre

October 27, 2020
Even as the State Potato Mission failed to take off due to the lack of direction and apathy of the government to the project, it has expressed it desire to revalidate the contract with the International Potato Centre (CIP) for intensification of potato production.
Kurkure witnesses a jump in penetration and order frequency as in-home consumption rises

India: Kurkure witnesses a jump in penetration and order frequency as in-home consumption rises

September 23, 2020
Dilen Gandhi, Sr. Director and Category Head - Foods, PepsiCo India tells us how difficult the lockdown period was for Pepsico's Kurkure and how the company plans to leverage on the current rise in-home consumption for snacks.
PepsiCo India partners with Dunzo to launch Exclusive LAY'S and Kurkure E-Stores

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

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.
ITC: Re-Imagining the Frozen Food Segment

ITC: Re-Imagining the Frozen Food Segment

February 25, 2020
ITC first started diversifying from its core tobacco business in the early 1970s, with the diversification drive picking up steam in 2003 when the Indian behemoth conglomerate started with its slew of launches in the FMCG category.
ITC to begin red potato cultivation trials in Gujarat

ITC to begin red potato cultivation trials in Gujarat

February 06, 2020
Continuing its push to promote healthier variants of potatoes, FMCG major ITC is set to begin trial cultivation of red potatoes at Chandrala village of Gandhinagar district in Gujarat. Red potatoes are a variety recently launched by the company...
India's Prime minister Narendra Modi to address the Global Potato Conclave at Gandhinagar, Gujarat

India's Prime minister Narendra Modi to address the Global Potato Conclave at Gandhinagar, Gujarat

January 27, 2020
India's Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi announced today that he will be addressing the 3rd Global Potato Conclave at Gandhinagar, Gujarat through remote video conferencing tomorrow i.e 28th of January 2020.

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