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The International Potato Center (CIP), part of CGIAR is looking for a new director

The International Potato Center (CIP), part of CGIAR, is looking for a new director

September 19, 2022
The International Potato Center (CIP), part of CGIAR is looking for a new director. CIP is a globally recognized research-for-development organization which delivers solutions to enhance access to affordable nutritious food, with focus on root and tuber agri-food systems such as the cultivation of (sweet) potatoes.
Special Report: Facing high wheat prices, Nigerian bakers turn to potato puree.

Facing high wheat prices, Nigerian bakers turn to (sweet) potato puree

July 14, 2022
In the midst of a sunlit room in Nnewi, south-east Nigeria, a woman measures out four parts of sweet potato puree – the colour of apricot – into a large basin containing six parts wheat flour.
No more binge eating: signal pathway in the brain that controls food intake discovered

Signal pathway in the brain that controls food intake discovered

July 09, 2022
The brain controls our body’s lysophospholipids, which in turn control a programme that activates nutritional intake / specific inhibitors of lipid synthesis could serve as new obesity therapies / publication in 'Nature Metabolism'
New nutrient profiling tools confirm starchy vegetables deliver comparable nutritional value as non-starchy vegetables and whole fruit

Study: starchy vegetables deliver comparable nutritional value as non-starchy vegetables and whole fruit

June 16, 2022
A new study recently published in Frontiers in Nutrition has challenged the tendency in nutrition research to separate starchy vegetables from their non-starchy counterparts
Nutrition 2022: New processing technique could make potatoes healthier

Nutrition 2022: New processing technique could make potatoes healthier

June 15, 2022
Researchers announced early tests of a new potato processing technique designed to make our bodies digest potato starch more slowly. Laboratory demonstrations show that the approach blocks certain digestive enzymes
Potato Protein as Good as Animal Protein: Study

Potato Protein as Good as Animal Protein: Study

June 14, 2022
While many plant proteins are deficient in one or more essential amino acids necessary for optimal muscle growth and repair, a new randomized controlled study published in shows that plant-derived proteins can still induce strong anabolic responses.
Minister McConalogue opens the 11th World Potato Congress

Minister McConalogue opens the 11th World Potato Congress in Ireland

May 31, 2022
The Irish Minister for Agriculture Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue, officially opened the 11th World Potato Congress at the RDS in Dublin.
MicroSalt to Distribute SaltMe! at Kroger

Reduced sodium potato chips SaltMe! by Microsalt now available at Kroger

March 15, 2022
MicroSalt Inc. announced that it's SaltMe! potato chips will be distributed to more than 1,400 Kroger grocery stores beginning mid-March. This milestone is a major move for MicroSalt on its mission to provide healthier, full-flavor potato chips
Martín Berasategui y Patatas Meléndez unidos para impulsar la categoría de la Patata en la Gastronomía Española.

Martín Berasategui y Patatas Meléndez unidos para impulsar la categoría de la Patata en la Gastronomía Española

February 23, 2022
La empresa vallisoletana y el reconocido chef donostiarra colaborarán para elevar la posición de la patata mostrando su capacidad nutricional y culinaria.
Models would help estimate nutrients required by potato crops.

Models would help estimate nutrients required by potato crops

February 02, 2022
Through four experimental studies in two production cycles, for the first time it was possible to develop the 'critical dilution curves' of calcium (Ca), magnesium (Mg) and sulfur (S) in cultivars (several crops) of potato.

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