Potato News from Latvia

New potato parasite found in Latvia
June 13, 2023

Potato Cyst Nematodes discovered in Latvia for the first time

A pest never before seen in Latvia – the pale potato cyst nematode (Globoder pallida) has been identified in a Zemgale potato farm.
 International Potato Processing & Storage Convention 2012
May 31, 2012

IPPSC 2012 Update

With the 2012 International Potato Processing and Storage Convention just over a month away, more top-class speakers have been added to the programme to ensure the event will offer added value to delegates. Opening proceedings on the speaker programme...
 International Potato Processing and Storage Convention (IPPSC) in Riga
May 10, 2012

Speaker program Potato Processing and Storage convention IPPSC almost complete

The speaker programme for this year's International Potato Processing and Storage Convention (IPPSC) in Riga, Latvia (June 26-28) is almost complete and boasts a mix of international academic, research and industry leaders. North American researchers ...
September 12, 2011

Latfood: good potato harvest in 2011

Potato chip manufacturer Latfood evaluates this season's potato harvest as good, forecasting a 30 ton pick per hectare, Latfood Agro-Service Director Ilgvars Krumins informed Nozare.lv. "The average crop capacity index this year is 30 tons from o...
January 26, 2011

Latvian potatoes bought up by Russians;vegetable prices increasing

In January 2011, the prices of vegetables in Latvia increased rapidly, and due to the activity of Russian buyers the supply of local potatoes is dwindling, experts inform the business information portal Nozare.lv.
October 01, 2010

Latfood begins export of potato chips to Lithuania and Estonia

Latfood, the company behind Latvia's most popular potato chips 'Adazu cipsi', has begun production for its new export brand entitled 'Taffel', which will offer 'San Trope'potato chips on the Lithuanian and Estonian markets.
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November 27, 2007

Norway's Stranda Baltic invests EUR 2 mln in Latvia

Vegetable producer Stranda Baltic has launched its new fresh vegetables production unit in Salas parish in Latvia at a cost of EUR 2 mln. The main product of Norwegian-owned Stranda Baltic SIA is small snack carrots, which are packed in mini plastics b...


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