Potato News from the Americas
Reading Bakery Systems presents 18-Nozzle Rotating Die Design for high capacity snack extrusion
November 23, 2022
Reading Bakery Systems (RBS), one of the world’s leading manufacturers of snack production systems, has designed a new 18-nozzle rotating die for increased throughput capacity.
Bolivia: Suspenden siembra de papa por falta de lluvias
November 21, 2022
En las comunidades del Distrito 13 de El Alto, suspenden la siembra de papa por falta de lluvias. No hay agua dicen los campesinos y reportan que la sequía comienza a sentirse y va afectando a la producción agropecuaria y ganadera de la zona.
Kerry Introduces Acryleast Pro - Next-generation acrylamide - reducing yeast now even more effective
November 21, 2022
Kerry, the world’s leading taste and nutrition company, has announced that it had released Acryleast™ Pro, the advanced iteration of the company’s signature acrylamide-reducing non-GMO (non-genetically modified) yeast, Acryleast™.
La Secretaría de Agricultura y Ganadería (SAG) de Honduras entrega bonos a productores de papa en forma de fertilizante
November 20, 2022
La Secretaría de Agricultura y Ganadería (SAG) entregó alrededor de 1,000 bonos a productores de papa en el departamento de Intibucá, occidente de Honduras.La ayuda consiste en cinco quintales de fórmula fertilizante 12-21-12, para cada productor.
New bill would allow PEI government to limit what crops can be grown in potato wart index fields
November 18, 2022
The minister of agriculture of Prince Edward Island (PEI), Canada has tabled legislation that would give the provincial government a lead role in trying to prevent the spread of potato wart in the province.
LENS™ fertilizer management tool offers real time insight in 13 nutrients in potato plants
November 16, 2022
Ag start-up Picketa Systems announces the release of their Leaf Evaluated-Nutrient System, LENS™. The LENS™ fertilizer management tool offers real time insight in 13 nutrients in potato plants.
Hot Potato! Canadian research into heat-tolerant potato genes builds on award-winning study
November 15, 2022
In the classic children’s game, nobody wants to be the one left holding the 'hot potato'. This also rings true for farmers, as rising global temperatures are bringing new meaning to the term.
Foodservice Operators Turn to Frozen Foods to Meet their Business Needs
November 12, 2022
New research finds that more than 90% of foodservice operators use frozen foods in their menus, with the healthcare, convenience store and fast casual categories reporting the greatest increase in use since 2019.
Key Technology Appoints Jack Lee as President, Key Technology – Americas
November 09, 2022
Key Technology, a member of the Duravant family of operating companies, announces the appointment of Jack Lee as President, Key Technology – Americas.
PepsiCo funds another 14 projects as part of its Global Agriculture Accelerator, The Positive Agriculture Outcomes Fund
November 05, 2022
PepsiCo granted 14 business projects funding as part of its global agriculture accelerator, the Positive Agriculture Outcomes (PAO) Fund. The funded projects focus on the key challenges in agriculture today.