Potato News

Perú: apoyo gubernamental en infraestructura
April 03, 2024

Perú: apoyo gubernamental en infraestructura

Continuan los esfuerzos del país por actualizar la infraestructura productiva y mejorar así las condiciones de trabajo para el sector.
Kevin Bowes, Director of Engineering at Reading Bakery Systems
April 02, 2024

Reading Bakery Systems Promotes Kevin Bowes to Director of Engineering

Reading Bakery Systems (RBS), one of the world’s leading manufacturers of baked snack production systems, has announced the promotion of Kevin Bowes to Director of Engineering.
Europa:  Patatas Para Siempre!
April 02, 2024

Europa: Patatas Para Siempre!

La Unión Europea lanza una campaña con el fin de promover una relación sustentable y duradera entre el continente y la producción de patatas.
Celebrating One Year of Growth and Innovation: The Journey of Patatas Meléndez S.L.
April 02, 2024

Celebrating One Year of Growth and Innovation: The Journey of Patatas Meléndez S.L.

Spanish potato company Patatas Meléndez S.L. celebrates one year since the inauguration of its new factory. A milestone that not only represents growth and progress, but is also filled with effort, dedication, and, above all, a lot of learning.
Chile: producción de papa en la región más austral de América. (Cortesía: Portal Agro Chile)
April 02, 2024

Chile: producción de papa en la región más austral de América

Aumenta la producción en la región de Magallanes con resultados notables en rendimiento y seguridad alimentaria para la población local.
Brand new website about sustainable fertilization of potatoes.
April 02, 2024

Belfertil and Belgapom promote the sustainable fertilization of potatoes with a new website for growers

BELFertil and Belgapom collaborate to offer growers, crop supervisors, and advisors a new website dedicated to sustainable fertilization practices for potatoes.
At the top of a hill, a tractor with a 17-foot wide planter plugs seed potatoes into the sandy ground at the Ice Harbor Hilltop Farm east of Burbank. (Courtesy: Northwest News Network)
April 02, 2024

The legacy of Frank Tiegs, a Northwest Ag titan who recently died at 66

In the heartland of the Columbia Basin, amidst the sprawling landscape of Ice Harbor Hilltop Farm, Keith Tiegs, eldest son of the late business tycoon Frank Tiegs, navigates his way through the vast expanse in his white Chevy Silverado pickup.
Don't Miss Out: Extended Deadline for Abstract Submissions to 12th World Potato Congress!
April 02, 2024

Don't Miss Out: Extended Deadline for Abstract Submissions to 12th World Potato Congress!

Great news for those who are yet to register and/or submit their abstracts.
Global Potato Shortage Looms as India's Export Soars Amidst Crop Challenges
April 02, 2024

Potato Export from India Soars despite Crop Challenges due to tight supplies globally

In a surprising turn of events, the export of potato varieties for processing from India has skyrocketed in January 2024, surging approximately sevenfold.
Kanchan Metals Lays Foundation Stone for New Plant Near New Delhi
April 01, 2024

Equipment Manufacturer Kanchan Metals Lays Foundation Stone for New Plant Near New Delhi

Kanchan Metals, a company importing and manufacturing food processing equipment in India, is celebrating its 30th anniversary. Recently, the company laid the foundation stone for a new plant near New Delhi.
Shandong Star Company's Innovative Potato Agricultural Machinery Stole the Show at AgriTek/FarmTek Exhibition
March 31, 2024

Shandong Star Company's Potato Agricultural Machinery Stole the Show at AgriTek/FarmTek Exhibition

From March 12 to 15, 2024, Shandong Star Company participated in the AgriTek/FarmTek exhibition in Astana, Kazakhstan, together with Kazakhstani dealers.
Four fan-favorite flavors return to store shelves as part of the new Lay's Flavor That Hits Home™ lineup
March 31, 2024

Lays Invites Fans on a Journey with locally Inspired Potato Chip Flavours

This spring, America's favorite potato chip brand is taking fans on a journey back to their hometowns with the launch of its newest campaign: Lay's® Flavor That Hits Home™.
This modern facility, located in Ranst, Belgium, which earned the title of 'Factory of the Future,' last year, embodies Pomuni's commitment to innovation and excellence
March 30, 2024

Pomuni CEO Ben Muyshondt Sees the Market for Frozen Products to Grow in Next 3 to 4 Year

With innovation, resilience, and a commitment to sustainability as its guiding principles, Pomuni is poised to continue its ascent, leaving an indelible mark on the agricultural landscape of Belgium and beyond.
Vultus introduces new service for more effective disease control in potato crops
March 28, 2024

Vultus introduces new service for more effective disease control in potato crops

Vultus AB launches a new service together with AR Tarim, part of Agrico and Europlant, for earlier detection of diseases in potato crops.
Candid, SNAC Tank winner in 2022
March 28, 2024

SNAC International Announces SNAC Tank Finalists and Judges

On Tuesday, April 14, five finalists will compete in the third biennial “SNAC Tank,” a pitch competition for emerging snack brands at SNX 2024 in Dallas, Texas.
Revolutionizing Food Production
March 28, 2024

Rebranding the FPSA: Food Production Solutions Association

FPSA - formerly known as Food Processing Suppliers Association - has rebranded as the Food Production Solutions Association, emphasizing innovation and collaboration to enhance food production efficiency and safety.
SunChips Celebrates Solar Event with Exclusive Eclipse Inspired Flavor Release and Partnership with Astronaut Kellie Gerardi
March 28, 2024

SunChips Celebrates Solar Event with Exclusive Eclipse Inspired Flavor Release and Partnership with Astronaut Kellie Gerardi

As the country prepares for the highly anticipated solar eclipse, SunChips® is stepping into the spotlight.
JIN Liping (Ms), Ph.D, Professor of Institute of Vegetables and Flowers of Chinese Academy of Agriculture Sciences(CAAS)
March 28, 2024

Learn about the Potato Research in China in the next World Potato Congress Webinar

World Potato Congress Inc. presents their next Webinar: The National Potato Program and its Contribution to Potato Industry Advancement in China, by Jin Liping, on Wednesday April 3, 2024 at 8:00 am Eastern Standard Time (USA/Canada).

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