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The International Potato Center (CIP), part of CGIAR is looking for a new director

The International Potato Center (CIP), part of CGIAR, is looking for a new director

September 19, 2022
The International Potato Center (CIP), part of CGIAR is looking for a new director. CIP is a globally recognized research-for-development organization which delivers solutions to enhance access to affordable nutritious food, with focus on root and tuber agri-food systems such as the cultivation of (sweet) potatoes.
Potato cultivation in Peru.

FAO supports Peru to establish an 'International Potato Day'

August 08, 2022
This initiative seeks to raise awareness about the importance of this Andean tuber in agricultural development and global food security.
INIA genera 25 nuevas variedades de cultivos con alto valor genético en los últimos 4 años.

INIA genera 25 nuevas variedades de cultivos con alto valor genético en los últimos 4 años

July 16, 2022
Además, ha liberado una nueva raza de cuy, reconocido 5 zonas de agrobiodiversidad y el mejoramiento genético de ganado. Entidad técnica del MIDAGRI ha generado tecnología en favor de 2 millones de pequeños y medianos agricultores a nivel nacional.
New nutrient profiling tools confirm starchy vegetables deliver comparable nutritional value as non-starchy vegetables and whole fruit

Study: starchy vegetables deliver comparable nutritional value as non-starchy vegetables and whole fruit

June 16, 2022
A new study recently published in Frontiers in Nutrition has challenged the tendency in nutrition research to separate starchy vegetables from their non-starchy counterparts
Nutrition 2022: New processing technique could make potatoes healthier

Nutrition 2022: New processing technique could make potatoes healthier

June 15, 2022
Researchers announced early tests of a new potato processing technique designed to make our bodies digest potato starch more slowly. Laboratory demonstrations show that the approach blocks certain digestive enzymes
Perú: Cultivos se reducen en 13 regiones por falta de fertilizantes.

Perú: Cultivos se reducen en 13 regiones por falta de fertilizantes

June 08, 2022
Las mayores reducciones de siembras en la actual temporada agrícola se registran en Amazonas, Piura, Apurímac y Áncash, según información del Midagri.
Perú: Nuevas variedades de papa beneficiarán a los agricultores, consumidores y al medio ambiente.

Perú: Nuevas variedades de papa beneficiarán a los agricultores, consumidores y al medio ambiente

April 27, 2022
Perú es el primer productor de papa de América Latina, con una producción de más de 5 millones de toneladas al año. Sin embargo, el país importó cerca de 10 millones de kilos de papas pre fritas solo en los primeros cuatro meses del 2020.
CIP presenta futuras variedades de papa aptas para procesamiento industrial.

CIP presenta futuras variedades de papa aptas para procesamiento industrial en bastones y horneado

April 19, 2022
En este evento se presentarán las características de las papas que serán liberadas oficialmente como nuevas variedades en la segunda mitad del 2022, de acuerdo con la normatividad peruana vigente.
Lamb Weston Reports Fiscal Third Quarter 2022 Results; Updates Fiscal Year 2022 Outlook

Lamb Weston Reports Fiscal Third Quarter 2022 Results; Updates Fiscal Year 2022 Outlook

April 08, 2022
Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: LW) announced today its fiscal third-quarter 2022 results and updated its fiscal 2022 outlook.
Recall of Cavendish Farms and No Name hash brown potatoes in Canada

Recall of Cavendish Farms and No Name hash brown potatoes in Canada

March 17, 2022
Classic hash brown patties from Cavendish Farms and potato patties from No Name are being recalled by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) due to undeclared wheat and barley.

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