World Potato Congress Webinar: Fostering Potato Partnerships for Food Security
November 26, 2023World Potato Congress Inc. is pleased to present the Webinar: "Declaration of Dublin and the World Potato Congress, Fostering Potato Partnerships for Food Security"
World Potato Congress Inc. Welcomes New International Advisors
November 13, 2023The World Potato Congress Inc. (WPC) is pleased to welcome Douglas Harley and Derek Roulston as International Advisors.
‘Potatoes Forever!’ campaign launched in Europe to promote sustainable practices in the potato industry
October 16, 2023Europe has unveiled a EUR 3.2 million (USD 3.4 million) initiative, named “Potatoes Forever!“, aimed at educating the public about sustainable practices within the fresh potato industry. The campaign, set to span three years, will primarily target France and Italy.
Former NFU chief commits to give British potato industry a voice
October 05, 2023Former Chief Executive of NFU Scotland, Scott Walker, has been appointed as the new part-time CEO for GB Potatoes.
Potato industry of Alberta contributes CAD 2.87 Billion to the economy of Canada, according to PGA report
July 07, 2023Potato Growers of Alberta (PGA) announced today the release of its landmark study on the economic impact the potato industry in Alberta. The report, entitled The Alberta Potato Industry – Growing Success in 2022 outlines the significant growth of Alberta’s potato industry in recent years and documents its economic impact on our economy.
European Snacks Association names Sandy Lagallo as new president
June 27, 2023The General Assembly of the European Snacks Association (ESA) has elected Sandy Iagallo, Senior Director Regulatory & Wellbeing Europe at Kellogg Europe, as its new President for the term 2023-2025.
The Idaho Potato Commission’s Frites Campaign Crowned Grand Champion, Sweeps Awards at Best of NAMA 2023
May 22, 2023The Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) was declared the Grand Champion at the National Agri-Marketing Association’s (NAMA) award show held on April 26 in St. Louis, MO for its public relations campaign Frites by Idaho.
Canadian Produce Marketing Association Convention and Trade Show (CPMA 2023) sets records
May 09, 2023The 2023 Canadian Produce Marketing Association Convention and Trade Show (CPMA 2023) held last week in Toronto is CPMA’s biggest show in its history with over 4200 people attending the event.
United Potato Growers of Canada elect new Officers and Directors
April 08, 2023At the Annual General Meeting on March 13th, CEO of Kroeker Farms in Manitoba, Wayne Rempel was elected as the new Chair of the United Potato Growers of Canada (UPGC) after serving several years as the Secretary.
Re-joining members give the United Potato Growers of Canada (UPGC) a truly national reach
March 11, 2023Ontario Potato Board, Potatoes New Brunswick join the United Potato Growers of Canada (UPGC) as the representative of their potato grower members, giving the organisation a truly national reach.