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Potatoes in Australia: mashing previous records.

Frost causes heavy damage to potato, vegetable crops in north India

January 24, 2023
Potato farmers in the northern parts of the country have suffered heavy crop losses due to ground frost owing to the fall in temperatures in the last week.
Grimme Pro Sort

Haith to focus on optical sorting at Fruit Logistica

January 23, 2023
Haith, a leading manufacturer of vegetable handling solutions in the United Kingdom will be promoting its innovative mobile optical sorter at Fruit Logistica next month (February 8-10 ).
BP2021 Potato Industry Event

Publisher Potato Review to now organize British Potato 2023 (BP2023)

January 22, 2023
BP (British Potato), the key calendar date for all those operating in or supplying to the British potato industry, will have a new owner/organiser for its next event in November 2023.
Global Phosphore prices 1970-2022

The next global food crisis? Phosphorus supply is increasingly disrupted...

January 22, 2023
Without phosphorus food cannot be produced, since all plants and animals need it to grow. Put simply: if there is no phosphorus, there is no life. As such, phosphorus-based fertilisers – it is the "P" in "NPK" fertiliser – have become critical to the global food system.
Scottish Agronomy's Eric Anderson reckons PCN resistant varieties are a must for Scotland

PCN and blackleg main topics at Cambridge potato conference

January 21, 2023
Potato industry challenges posed by PCN and blackleg were among the topics discussed at the recent Cambridge University Potato Growers’ Association (CUPGRA) annual conference.
The Starks Early Generation Seed Potato Farm west of Rhinelander, Wis., is seen in this undated aerial photo. Courtesy: Wolfgang Hoffmann/UW–Madison CALS.

New public-private partnership to improve seed potato production in Wisconsin

January 21, 2023
The University of Wisconsin–Madison has a new partner to improve the efficiency of seed potato production at the Starks Early Generation Seed Potato Farm in Rhinelander, Wisconsin.
Savor Street Foods

New credit facility to fuel growth Pretzel manufacturer Savor Street Foods

January 20, 2023
FrontWell Capital Partners Inc. ("FrontWell") announced the closing of a USD 7.4 million secured credit facility with Savor Street Foods Inc. ("SSF" or the "Company"), a Pennsylvania-based food manufacturer producing an array of health‐conscious pretzel snacks.
Campbell to Consolidate Snacks Offices and Invest USD 50 Million in Camden Headquarters to Fuel Next Chapter of Growth

Campbell to Consolidate Snacks Offices and Invest USD 50 Million in Camden Headquarters

January 20, 2023
Campbell Soup Company is closing its Snacks offices in Charlotte, North Carolina and Norwalk, Connecticut. Most of the company’s office-based employees will be unified in its headquarters in Camden.
Transforming Modesto Event

Frito-Lay Transforms its Modesto, CA Facility into a Showcase for Sustainability

January 19, 2023
Frito-Lay announced the near completion of its Modesto, California, facility's transformation into a first-of-its-kind showcase for sustainable manufacturing, warehousing, and distribution technologies.
Fresh potatoes

How many potatoes are in storage in Canada (Total Holdings January 11 2023) ?

January 19, 2023
Total Canadian Potato Storage Holdings on January 11, 2023 are down slightly (-0.4%) over 2022 numbers for the same period, but are still 5.84% above the 3-yr. average, mostly due to the increased size of the crop in the last two years.

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