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Oregon Potato Company to acquire assets of bankrupt NORPAC Foods
NORPAC Foods, Inc., a grower-owned fruit and vegetable cooperative founded in 1924, announced that it has entered into an asset purchase agreement with Oregon Potato Company (OPC) under which OPC will acquire substantially all of the Company's assets.
Thursday, August 22, 2019
Potato wholesaler penalised
One of Australia’s largest potato wholesalers, Mitolo Group, has been fined for entering into unfair contracts with growers.
Changes to Safe Haven Standards will support long term health of GB potato industry
Red Tractor are looking for industry feedback on potential changes to the Safe Haven Standards, the seed potato assurance scheme.
UK potato farmers pleased to see restrictions on Maleic Hydrazide lifted
In the United Kingdom, restrictions on the use of products containing Maleic Hydrazide (MH) - used to control volunteers and to suppress sprouting during storage - have been removed following a review by the Chemicals Regulation Division (CRD) of the HSE.
Getting to the Root of Food Safety in the Potato Industry
Sensor-based sorter manufacturer TOMRA offers their insights on the impact of sorting technology on food safety in the Potato Processing Industry
Indian farmer unions decide to put on a fight over seed potato variety rights
Indian Farmers’ movements have decided to put up a fight to ensure that farmers’ seed freedoms are not violated in any way. Many speakers also also felt that PepsiCo India should pay compensation to the Gujarat potato farmers involved.
Farmers fight for potato pay as Simplot records $62m profit
Tasmanian potato growers say Simplot is not paying them enough for their vegetables, as they negotiate a new contract with the vegetable processing giant.
Food Policy for Canada: 'Everyone at the Table!'
Government of Canada announces the first-ever Food Policy for Canada.
Friday, June 28, 2019