Perú empezó a exportar papa blanca al Brasil

Perú empezó a exportar papa blanca al Brasil

March 07, 2018
El Gobierno logró impulsar la primera venta de papa blanca al mercado brasilero. Se trata de un lote de 20 toneladas de la variedad Yungay, que beneficiará a productores de Junín, Huánuco, Ayacucho y Huancavelica.
Idaho Potato Crop of 2017 valued at $1.2 billion, a 22.7% increase!

USDA estimates the 2017 Idaho Potato Crop Value at $1.2 billion, up 22.7 percent

March 06, 2018
The USDA reported the preliminary estimated value for the Idaho® Potato crop of 2017 at USD 1.2 billion, a 22.7% leap from the previous year.
Banco Mundial destaca cadenas de valor de la papa nativa

Banco Mundial destaca cadenas de valor de la papa nativa

March 06, 2018
Un libro publicado por el Banco Mundial cuenta cómo los agricultores andinos venden sus variedades de papas nativas a mejores precios, gracias al trabajo del Centro Internacional de la Papa (CIP) y sus socios.
Potato Farmers in Bangladesh worried by fall potato price

Potato Farmers in Bangladesh worried by drop in potato price

March 05, 2018
Potato growers of the Thakurgaon district, Bangladesh are worried that they might not be able to recover the production cost due to sudden drop in the prices of the vegetable in the ongoing harvesting season.
Amount of stored potatoes in Europe high compared to previous years

Amount of stored potatoes in Europe high compared to previous years

March 01, 2018
The North-Western European Potato Growers report on volume and condition of the potatoes still in storage
Uzbekistan will allow tax-free import of potatoes until 2019

Uzbekistan will allow tax-free import of potatoes until 2019

February 27, 2018
Uzbekistan will allow tax-free import of potatoes until January 1, 2019. The measure is intended to eliminate the shortage of potatoes in the domestic market and to curb rising prices
Indian government announces roadmap to stabilize prices of potatoes, onions and tomatoes.

Indian government announces plan to stabilize prices of potatoes, onions and tomatoes

February 20, 2018
Food Processing Industries Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal said the Indian federal government was planning to draw a sustainable roadmap to keep soaring prices of staples tomato, onion and potato under control.
Punjab to export potato to Russia and Middle East

Punjab to export potato to Russia and Middle East

January 21, 2018
Four months after farmers dumped potatoes on road in Mohali and other parts of the Indian state Punjab, seeking remunerative price for their potato crop, state government has allowed the staple food’s export to Russia and the Middle East.
Struggling Potato Growers in Kenya turn to Contract Farming

Struggling Potato Growers in Kenya turn to Contract Farming

January 14, 2018
To deal with climate pressures, potato growers in Kenya are turning to contract farming to earn more money and get better seed.
Termina el paro en Perú pero cuestionan la solución del Gobierno

Termina el paro en Perú pero cuestionan la solución del Gobierno

January 13, 2018
Después que el Gobierno se comprometiera a adquirir el excedente de la producción, los productores de papa terminaron el paro iniciado 72 horas antes. Sin embargo, el Instituto Peruano de Economía y otros especialistas critican esta medida.

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