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Vietnam creates 'Da Lat' potato brand to fight cheap imports to be sold as local
Potatoes from Da Lat (Vietnam) will have a new logo and brand that will make it more difficult for traders to sell cheaper Chinese potatoes under the Da Lat name.
United States Potato Stocks up 2 percent
The 13 major potato States held 134 million cwt of potatoes in storage April 1, 2018, up 2 percent from April 1, 2017 according to a USDA report released last week.
UPEI Precision Agriculture Project focused on Potato Inputs gets boosted by NSERC contribution
A five year research project to develop precision agriculture ('smart') technologies for the use of inputs in potato farming at the University of Prince Edward Island's School of Sustainable Design Engineering received support from NSERC
Thursday, April 19, 2018
Potato Packer and Processor Quik's shows new building and its product range
Dutch Potato Packer and Processor Quik's recently completed its new building. The company offers fresh potatoes (Quik's Fresh Potatoes) and chilled potato products and specialities (Quik's Potato Products). Both building and products were on display earlier this month.
Industrialización de la papa en Perú: tarea imprescindible
Perú produce 4.4 millones de toneladas de papa (...) de esa cantidad, sólo se industrializa el 2%, con un proceso muy rústico pues consiste en depositar la papa al suelo para que el frío de las alturas la convierta en chuño.
Thursday, April 19, 2018
Searching for the occasional market for excess potatoes
Organisations representing potato farmers in Belgium and France, have started a project (interreg-GEPOS) to look for alternative destinations for potatoes in Belgium and the North of France in seasons marked by large surpluses.
Argentina: Los bitrenes gastan un 30% menos en combustible
Si bien consumen más que un camión tradicional, al poder transportar 66% más de carga, el costo por tonelada cae [Los bitrenes son formaciones encabezadas por un camión y dos remolques que se articulan entre sí]
Sunday, April 15, 2018
United Kingdom Trade in Potato Products at all time high
United Kingdom potato trade saw strong performance from its processed potato sectors in the first seven months of the 2017/18 marketing season. Trade of frozen potato has seen strong growth both leaving and entering the UK, although imports still outweigh exports by ten-fold.