Potato News from Italy
FAO Food Price Index continues to drop, but at a slower pace
November 13, 2023The FAO Food Price Index (FFPI) averaged 120.6 points in October 2023, down 0.7 points (0.5 percent) from September, continuing the downward trend and standing 14.8 points (10.9 percent) below its corresponding value a year ago.
FAO Food Price Index virtually unchanged in September
October 08, 2023The FAO Food Price Index* (FFPI) averaged 121.5 points in September 2023, almost unchanged from its value in August, as declines in the price indices of vegetable oils, dairy and meat had offset increases in the sugar and cereal price indices.
FAO Food Price Index drops in August, reversing the slight rebound of the previous month
September 13, 2023The FAO Food Price Index* (FFPI) averaged 121.4 points in August 2023, down 2.6 points (2.1 percent) from July, reversing the rebound registered last month and pushing the index as much as 38.3 points (24.0 percent) below its peak reached in March 2022.
World Potato Congress Receives Invitation to Deliver Address During the 43rd Session of the FAO Conference in Rome
August 16, 2023Earlier in July, the World Potato Congress was honored to receive an invitation to deliver an address during the 43rd session of the FAO Conference in Rome, Italy.
FAO Food Price Index rebounds slightly in July
August 07, 2023The FAO Food Price Index* (FFPI) averaged 123.9 points in July 2023, up 1.5 points (1.3 percent) from June but remaining 16.6 points (11.8 percent) below its value in the corresponding month last year.
FAO Food Price Index continues to fall
July 08, 2023The FAO Food Price Index* (FFPI) averaged 122.3 points in June 2023, down 1.7 points (1.4 percent) from May, continuing the downward trend and averaging as much as 37.4 points (23.4 percent) below the peak it reached in March 2022.
The FAO Food Price Index back to its downward trend in May
June 08, 2023The FAO Food Price Index* (FFPI) averaged 124.3 points in May 2023, down 3.4 points (2.6 percent) from April and as much as 35.4 points (22.1 percent) from the all-time high it reached in March 2022.
The FAO Food Price Index rebounded slightly in April 2023
May 07, 2023The FAO Food Price Index* (FFPI) averaged 127.2 points in April 2023, up 0.8 points (0.6 percent) from March and standing 31.2 points (19.7 percent) below its value in the corresponding month last year.
Sicilian new potatoes - production deficit due to climate change
May 03, 2023The Sicilian new potato season started a few weeks ago. Davide Prietto Batturi's company from Syracuse is among the businesses that specialize in this product.
FieldView and xFarm Technologies partner up to help farmers make better use of their farm data
April 25, 2023FieldView and xFarm Technologies announced a new partnership to connect their respective platforms.