The National Potato Council Urges SBA to Include Ag Businesses in Disaster Loan Program
April 02, 2020
The National Potato Council joined 30 agriculture organizations and businesses yesterday calling on the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to include agricultural businesses in the Economic Injury Disaster Loan program.
Hot potato: the J.R. Simplot and McCain Foods patent fight
March 13, 2020
J.R. Simplot and McCain Foods have spent the last few years battling in the U.S. District Court for the District of Idaho over issues related to – unsurprisingly – potatoes, with each party asserting a design patent related to a spiraled potato.
AHDB warns UK potato growers not to use CIPC at 2020 store loading
February 09, 2020
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
January 13, 2020
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?
January 07, 2020
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
December 16, 2019
Los 24 trabajadores de Ibersnacks pedían un aumento en el salario al fabricante de patatas de Hacendado
Japan's Upper House Approves Historic U.S.- Japan Agreement on Agricultural Trade
December 04, 2019
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
November 26, 2019
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.
After backing out of an original offer entirely, the Oregon Potato Company now offers to purchase a single NORPAC facility
November 17, 2019
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.
Brexit: UK potatoes delisted from Polish supermarket
October 25, 2019
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.
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