Potato News from India
Exhibitors of the Inter FoodTech in Mumbai are ready to show food manufacturers the latest in processing equipment
June 06, 2023It’s all set with the 2nd edition of India’s premier technology supplier fair Food and Beverage processing industry, which is back with more advanced solutions and the latest innovations in the industry.
2nd Edition of Inter FoodTech, Snack & BakeTec, and Pac MechEx To Be Held in Mumbai On June 7-9
May 28, 2023Food technology companies from India and around the world will gather at the Inter FoodTech's trade fair to showcase the latest technological developments in the food processing industry.
A quality mark for seed potatoes in India
May 01, 2023After extensive deliberations with different stakeholders including government officials, Haryana State Seed Certification Agency (HSSCA), and seed producers, the Government of Haryana with support from the CIP team launched the Har Aloo potato seed quality certification system.
PepsiCo Launches Crop Intelligence Model for India in Collaboration with Cropin
April 11, 2023PepsiCo India, through its brand 'Lay’s', announced a crop and plot-level predictive intelligence model to help farmers maximize potato yields coupled with quality via functional dashboards on user-friendly mobile apps.
Indian government approves trials of GM Disease Resistant Potatoes & Fortified Bananas
April 02, 2023After mustard, India will undertake trials of two other genetically modified (GM) food crops, bananas and potatoes, perhaps ushering in a new era of biotech-enhanced farming.
Indo-Dutch Companies Offer Solutions to Help Indian Farmers Struggling with Low Potato and Onion Prices
April 02, 2023(Indo-)Dutch companies providing solutions from planting material to processing equipment believe there are ways to establish more sustainable value chains, with the help of their technologies.
Bumper Crop in India Brings Down Potato Prices, Causes Storage Nightmare, and Leaves Farmers in Distress
March 21, 2023India which is the second-largest producer of potatoes in the world has witnessed a bumper crop in the November–February harvest. And, the farmers are not quite happy with this as the oversupply has brought down the prices, making farmers incur losses.
Potato farming in Odisha, India: Interview with Samarendu Mohanty, Asia Regional Director at the International Potato Center (CIP)
February 13, 2023Interview with Samarendu Mohanty, Asia Regional Director at the International Potato Center (CIP) focused on the potato situation in Odisha, India
North Gujarat: Land of Potatoes for Processing
February 07, 2023Planting of potatoes for processing in North Gujarat was completed by November 2022. Harvest is to begin around February 20, 2023, and production is expected to be 1.9M tons.
Frost causes heavy damage to potato, vegetable crops in north India
January 24, 2023Potato 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.