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After backing out of an original offer entirely, the Oregon Potato Company now offers to purchase a single NORPAC facility
US Farmer cooperative NORPAC Foods filed a motion in bankruptcy court Friday afternoon to sell its Quincy, Washington, plant for USD 93.5 million to Oregon Potato Company.
Sunday, November 17, 2019
Brexit: UK potatoes delisted from Polish supermarket
British potatoes have been delisted from a number of lines in Poland’s largest supermarket due to fears of a no-deal Brexit, according to a large UK potato exporter, which has had to cancel orders with its growers as a result.
Friday, October 25, 2019
Revive disputa comercial entre la UE y Colombia por las papas fritas
Los aranceles a las importaciones de papas fritas congeladas que impuso Colombia a Bélgica, Holanda y Alemania generaron una molestia en la Unión Europea.
Boyacá pide proteger a productores nacionales ante posible ingreso de papa congelada de UE
Según el gobernador de Boyacá, Carlos Amaya, ante dicha pretensión del viejo continente de ingresar el producto sin arancel se afectaría directamente a los campesinos boyacenses.
Wednesday, October 23, 2019
NPC: Updating ag trade situations with Japan, Mexico and China
President Donald Trump formally signed the U.S.-Japan-Free Trade Agreement on Oct. 6. This agreement locks in tariff benefits with Japan that were previously negotiated under the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement but lost when the U.S. failed to ratify
Tuesday, October 22, 2019
US-Japan trade deal a positive for potato industry, even without inclusion of fresh
Farmers, ranchers and many others involved in U.S. agriculture are welcoming an announcement of a mini-trade deal between the United States and Japan, a long-time, steady customer of U.S. ag products.
Saturday, September 28, 2019
Iranian government is doubling down on potato production
As American sanctions are choking Iran’s economy, the country is increasingly looking to spuds as a cost-effective alternative to the traditional imports that have fed many Iranians.
Monday, September 23, 2019
US potato farmers seek new trade deal with Mexico to 'level the playing field'
Potato farmers are asking U.S. agricultural officials for support in expanding export trade into Mexico. Currently, American potato farmers and exporters are mostly barred from selling fresh potatoes in Mexico due to restrictions by the Mexican government
Tuesday, September 10, 2019