Eduardo Arroyo, presidente asociación de productores de patata de Castilla y León
July 06, 2020
Ahora que ya se ve en el horizonte el inicio de la campaña de patata de Castilla y León, incluso en algunas zonas ya se han comenzado a 'quemar' las parcelas, parece el momento oportuno para analizar la situación del sector con Eduardo Arroyo, presidente de la asociación de productores en esta comunidad autónoma.
Potato sales at retail soar in the US
June 10, 2020
Retail potato sales soar, increasing 10.4% in dollar sales and 9.3% in volume sales between July 1, 2019, and May 19, 2020, according to IRI. All potato categories across the retail store, except deli-prepared sides, increased in dollar and volume sales, according to a report by Potatoes USA.
Malta's potato exports dry up
June 02, 2020
Potato farmers are in 'utter despair' after learning they will not be able to export their crops this year because of the coronavirus outbreak.
Europa: Autorregular el mercado de la patata podría generar perturbaciones negativas
June 01, 2020
Europa: Autorregular el mercado de la patata podría generar perturbaciones negativas.
Planting Update May 28, 2020
May 29, 2020
Many Canadian Potato growers have been dealing with a difficult two months with an unexpected supply of processing potatoes as a result of decreased sales of French fries, as sit-down restaurants shut down during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Potatoes NZ request Emergency Measures to ban EU imports
May 29, 2020
Potatoes New Zealand is asking the New Zealand government to give urgent consideration to imposing short-term measures limiting the importation into New Zealand of heavily discounted frozen potato chips to avoid a food security threat.
Perú: Líder de producción de papa en América Latina
May 25, 2020
De acuerdo al Sistema de Información de Cultivos del Ministerio de Agricultura la campaña 2019-2020 el área de papa corresponde a un poco más de 346,000 Has., con una producción de 4.5 millones de toneladas.
Potato Industry Welcomes USD 50 Million USDA Purchase for Potatoes
May 13, 2020
The National Potato Council has welcomed USDA’s announcement of a $50 million surplus potato purchase to support the industry during the COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID-19 Pandemic Halts Global Trade of Potatoes and Cereals Creating a Food Security Challenge
May 13, 2020
COVID-19 has shaken the whole world-impacting society and the global economy similar to the effect of a world war.
NEPG hopes that the potato area has reduced with 5 %
May 11, 2020
The foodservice demand for potato products has dropped with 50 – 60 % and the export markets have lost their potential, so the world-wide potato-processing industry has reduced their capacity and need for raw material. More than 2 million tons will probably not been processed in the NEPG mainland potato countries only.
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