Potato News from China
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
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.
Tolsma-Grisnich supplies potato receiving, cleaning and sorting section for french fries and potato specialty plant in China
October 02, 2023By the end of 2022, in a well-known potato growing area in China, the factory buildings were ready to be furnished with a Grisnich receiving, cleaning and sorting plant.
Shanghai World of Packaging to take place annually starting 2024
August 07, 2023The Shanghai World of Packaging (SWOP) will be happening every year from 2024. Under the Interpack alliance umbrella, the trade fair is paying even stronger attention to the requirements of the local market and is strengthening international relations within the processing and packaging industry.
China: Frozen French Fry Exports Exceed Imports
July 18, 2023Fresh potato production for MY 2022/23 (September to August) is forecast at 93 million metric tons (MMT), a small decrease from the estimated 95 MMT produced in MY 2021/22 owing to reduced acreage.
Veg of Lund signs letter of intent to sell its DUG potato based dairy alternatives in China
July 10, 2023Veg of Lund has signed a Letter of Intent with Haofood Shanghai Food Technology Co., Ltd. The companies will cooperate with the common goal of selling, marketing and distributing Veg of Lund’s products - potato based dairy alternatives - under the DUG® brand in China early in 2024.
World Potato Congress Inc. welcomes Jianmin Xie as International Advisor.
July 09, 2023The World Potato Congress Inc. Board Of Directors announced Mr. Jianmin Xie in a key role as an International Advisor.
China bans 'one-size-fits-all' approach to farmland reclamation amid food security drive
June 23, 2023China’s top land use regulator has warned local authorities against blunt efforts to reassign land for crops amid a national push for food security.
Eleven Belt and Road countries create a potato industry network, propose a joint Potato Germplasm Resource Bank
June 07, 2023In a bid to turbocharge the potato industry, 11 Belt and Road (BRI) countries including China and Pakistan have joined international universities, companies and organisations to launch an international network on the potato industry at a forum held recently at China's Southwest University.
NW China's 'potato land' embraces new technology
March 20, 2023As the potato-planting season approaches, baby potatoes from northwest China's Xiji County are making their way to the fields of farmers across the country's major potato-producing area.