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    Food crisis in Ukraine... South Korean domestic potato prices soar.

    Food crisis in Ukraine... South Korean domestic potato prices soar

    May 16, 2022
    Potato prices continue to rise. At the Garak Market in Seoul on the 4th, a box of 20 kg of potatoes was sold at KRW 75,367 (about USD 58.48). Compared to the average value (48,105 won) from 2019 to 2021, it rose by 57%.
    How do different potatoes respond to heat, drought, and waterlogging stresses?

    On the path to stress-tolerant potatoes

    May 15, 2022
    How do different potatoes respond to heat, drought, and waterlogging stresses? EU-backed scientists are investigating the changes that make potatoes resilient or susceptible.
    North Yorkshire potato grower Tim Rooke has been elected chair of the NFU Potato Forum.

    Tim Rooke has been elected chair of the NFU Potato Forum

    May 15, 2022
    Tim Rooke has been elected chair of the NFU Potato Forum. Tim, who farms 240 hectares of potatoes, was previously vice chair of the Forum and succeeds outgoing chair Alex Godfrey.
    Groundbreaking event for Marel’s Boxmeer site renovation

    Groundbreaking event for Marel’s Boxmeer site renovation

    May 15, 2022
    On Monday, 9 May, Equipment manufacturer Marel officially kicked off the renovation of the new site located at the Lionstraat in Boxmeer, the Netherlands.
    Public-private potato breeding partnership for smallholder farmers enters second phase

    Public-private potato breeding partnership for smallholder farmers enters second phase

    May 14, 2022
    The International Potato Center (CIP), the globally active Dutch seed potato company HZPC, and the Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture (SFSA) announce the launch of a second, five-year phase of their partnership
    ingular Pringles crisp for sale on eBay for GBP 2,000 - as owner claims it's 'rare'.

    Singular Pringles crisp for sale on eBay for GBP 2,000 - as owner claims it's 'rare'

    May 13, 2022
    Finding a misshapen crisp isn't impossible, but it is usually pretty rare, which is why some people have taken to sites like eBay to sell their unique finds for staggering amounts.
    Potato Production in key production areas of India affected by Unseasonal Rains and Heat Wave

    Potato Production in key production areas of India affected by Unseasonal Rains and Heat Wave

    May 12, 2022
    Potato production in the current crop year is estimated to be 53.60 mt, down from 56.17 mt last year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture's first estimate of horticulture production.
    Lamb Weston Poundo Potato Flakes

    Lamb Weston Nigeria introduces Poundo Potato Flakes

    May 12, 2022
    Lamb Weston has introduced Poundo Potato Flakes to the Nigerian market and stresses the need to improve the margin in the potato value-chain
    Pakistan is looking for markets for its record potato crop

    Pakistan is looking for markets for its record potato crop

    May 12, 2022
    Despite a lack of an efficient seed supply system, new varieties of seeds, and technical capacity of farmers as well as inadequate resources for seed systems, Pakistan has harvested a record potato crop
    Snacks from the Sun partners with UNFI, North America's largest distributor of health and specialty food in North America.

    Snacks from the Sun partners with UNFI, North America's largest distributor of health and specialty food in North America

    May 12, 2022
    Modern Plant Based Foods Inc. announces its 'Snacks from the Sun' popped chips brand has entered into a distribution contract with United Natural Foods (UNFI)

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