La patata nueva de España llega a los supermercados con Patatas Meléndez
May 19, 2020
Patatas Meléndez, la empresa vallisoletana líder
en el sector de la patata fresca, lanza su campaña de patata nueva nacional. Así, se
adelanta con la patata temprana y la pone a disposición de los consumidores en toda su
red de distribución retail (supermercados y su propia tienda online).
A packaging machinery company has reported its best-ever first quarter.
May 13, 2020
GIC, which designs and manufactures vertical form fill and seal machines, has seen orders more than double year on year.
Potato Industry Welcomes USD 50 Million USDA Purchase for Potatoes
May 13, 2020
The National Potato Council has welcomed USDA’s announcement of a $50 million surplus potato purchase to support the industry during the COVID-19 pandemic.
PepsiCo Launches New Direct-to-Consumer Offerings to Deliver Food & Beverage Products and Meet Increased Demand Amid Pandemic
May 13, 2020
As consumers increasingly turn online for their food and beverage needs during the COVID-19 pandemic, PepsiCo, Inc. announced the launch of PantryShop.com and Snacks.com, two direct-to-consumer websites where shoppers can order an assortment of PepsiCo's brands.
McCain confirms Carberry layoffs
May 13, 2020
McCain Foods confirmed that layoffs have occurred at its Carberry potato processing plant in an email sent by the company to the Sun on Wednesday.
In April the FAO Food Price Index fell for the third consecutive month
May 13, 2020
The FAO Food Price Index* (FFPI) averaged 165.5 points in April 2020, down 5.7 points (3.4 percent) from March and the lowest since January 2019.
COVID-19 Pandemic Halts Global Trade of Potatoes and Cereals Creating a Food Security Challenge
May 13, 2020
COVID-19 has shaken the whole world-impacting society and the global economy similar to the effect of a world war.
NEPG hopes that the potato area has reduced with 5 %
May 11, 2020
The foodservice demand for potato products has dropped with 50 – 60 % and the export markets have lost their potential, so the world-wide potato-processing industry has reduced their capacity and need for raw material. More than 2 million tons will probably not been processed in the NEPG mainland potato countries only.
P.E.I. announces CAD 4.7M to tackle potato surplus related to COVID-19 market conditions
May 01, 2020
'This will help to ensure no product is lost so that farmers are in a good position for the 2020 growing season'
COVID-19 pandemic could force down Idaho potato acres
April 28, 2020
Total acres of Idaho’s iconic potato crop could decrease significantly this year as a result of the coronavirus outbreak. Although there was a rush on potatoes at grocery stores early on.
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