Potato News from Asia
Ramban’s high altitude areas to emerge as major potato seed producers
December 01, 2023High-altitude areas of district Ramban like Gool, Mahu Mangit and Sanasar could become major potato seed producer areas and make the local farmers self-sufficient.
HZPC and CIP develop an early-maturing potato variety suitable for Vietnam: HCIP210
November 27, 2023Vietnam has just welcomed a new potato variety HCIP210 developed through a public-private partnership.
Goodrich Cereals entered the global dehydrated potato market with a splash
November 27, 2023Goodrich Cereals made its strategic entry into the market of dehydrated potato products, with an ultra-modern processing plant in the village of Nagla, Meerut Road, Karnal, in the Indian state of Haryana.
The 3rd Food Expo in Chennai: A Premier Platform for Food Industry Connections, Nov 24-26, 2023!
November 21, 2023The 3rd edition of Food Expo is being held at Chennai Trade Centre, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India from November 24 to 26, 2023.
Government of Bangladesh takes urgent measures to stabilize potato prices ahead of National Elections early 2024
November 19, 2023With national elections scheduled for January 7, 2024, the Bangladesh government has implemented measures to address the alarming surge in potato prices.
World Potato Congress President Peter VanderZaag addresses the 13th Annual Chinese Potato Expo held in Shandong Province, China.
November 15, 2023WPC President Peter VanderZaag was honoured to receive an invitation to deliver an address at the Chinese Potato Expo, held in Shandong Province
With National Elections Barely Two Months Away, Bangladesh Government Is on a High Alert at Rising Potato Prices
November 13, 2023Bangladesh Commerce Ministry, in a report, says high prices are the result of price manipulation by a syndicate of cold-storage owners.
Lamb Weston Celebrates the Grand Opening of its new French Fry factory in Ulanqab, Inner Mongolia, China
November 07, 2023Members of the executive team of Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc. joined with distinguished guests to celebrate the grand opening of the company’s new processing facility in Ulanqab, Inner Mongolia, China.
First ever table potato shipments from India to Bangladesh
November 05, 2023The first-ever shipments of 77 tonnes of potatoes have arrived from India for domestic consumption in Bangladesh - traditionally an exporter of the root vegetable - amid government efforts to ease the price.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Inaugurate the 2nd World Food India 2023, Taking Place in New Delhi from November 3-5
October 31, 2023The event is expected to see a footfall of 100,000, igniting innovation, showcasing global collaboration, and positioning India as the epicenter of the future in food processing!