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AHDB warns UK potato growers not to use CIPC at 2020 store loading
AHDB Potatoes warns potato growers in the United Kingdom not to use the sprout inhibitor CIPC on their 2020 potatoes, as it makes it impossible to sell them. In fact ALL European farmers should follow this advice!
Belgapom: Maximum effort required to remove CIPC from potato storage sheds
Entering a new era in potato storage: Belgapom has formulated its position on how to handle chlorpropham as of the 2020 harvest.
Prosecco-flavoured Pringles: Did festive snack break EU law?
Prosecco and pink peppercorn: it was a fantasy combination of flavours designed to excite consumer tastebuds over the Christmas holiday period in 2018.
Evitan la huelga en el fabricante de patatas fritas de Mercadona
Los 24 trabajadores de Ibersnacks pedían un aumento en el salario al fabricante de patatas de Hacendado
Monday, December 16, 2019
Japan's Upper House Approves Historic U.S.- Japan Agreement on Agricultural Trade
The National Potato Council cheered the passage of the U.S.- Japan Agreement on Agricultural Trade by Japan’s Upper House.
Pepsico India's ownership of Potato variety FL-2027 again challenged in farmer protests
Farmers' rights activists on Tuesday planted FL-2027 seed potatoes on a plot of farmland in Ahmedabad, Gujarat to protest food and beverages major PepsiCo's reassertion of rights over the variety.
Tuesday, November 26, 2019
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.