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Bavaria-Saat Ltd presents broad range of varieties at Potato Europe 2022

Bavaria-Saat GbR presents broad range of varieties at Potato Europe 2022

August 11, 2022
Due to the war in the Ukraine and persistent drought, the international potato industry is expecting another challenging year. Nevertheless, numerous players from all major potato-growing countries will meet at Potato Europe early September.
Ballarat potato growers ask McCain Foods for 78 percent price increase

Ballarat potato growers ask McCain Foods for 78 percent price increase

August 11, 2022
Potato farmers in the Ballarat region are demanding a pay rise for their produce, claiming McCain Foods does not pay a fair price for the popular mealtime vegetable. Last season McCain Foods paid growers an average of AUD 0.33 (about USD 0.23)
McDonald's Canada and McCain Foods partner to launch the CAD 1M Future of Potato Farming Fund to help improve soil health through regenerative farming practices

McDonald's Canada and McCain Foods establish a 'Future of Potato Farming Fund' (CAD 1 million) to help improve soil health through regenerative farming practices

August 11, 2022
McDonald's Canada and McCain Foods Limited announce the 'Future of Potato Farming Fund' by investing CAD 1million in education, demonstration, and cost-sharing grants to support potato farmers
Patatas Meléndez adquiere la compañía gallega Patatas Prado.

Patatas Meléndez adquiere la compañía gallega Patatas Prado

August 10, 2022
Patatas Meléndez adquiere el 100% de Patatas Prado y mantiene su organización y su estructura. La compañía incluirá la patata gallega en su portfolio de productos y sigue apostando por aportar valor en la categoría de las patatas.
Fresh debut for the Amazables! Microwaveable potatoes.

NNZ and Fresh Solutions Network debut Amazables microwaveable potato

August 10, 2022
The Amazables! microwaveable potatoes were introduced by NNZ Inc. and Fresh Solutions Network/Basin Gold Cooperative at the International Fresh Produce Association’s Foodservice Conference on July 28-29 in Monterey, California.
PotatoEurope 2022: Focus on direct farm sales

PotatoEurope 2022: Focus on direct farm sales

August 09, 2022
PotatoEurope 2022 will be taking place on 7 and 8 September 2022 at the Rittergut Bockerode estate in Springe-Mittelrode near Hanover, Germany.
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La FAO impulsará el mapeo de nutrientes del suelo en Centroamérica y África subsahariana.

La FAO impulsará el mapeo de nutrientes del suelo en Centroamérica y África subsahariana

August 08, 2022
Una contribución de USD 20 millones de parte de los Estados Unidos de América catalizará un uso más eficiente de los fertilizantes. Los fondos se utilizarán principalmente para realizar mapas específicos de nutrientes del suelo para sistematizar y mejorar los mapas de suelos existentes.
Nathan Bender assumes role of President at Tasteful Selections.

Nathan Bender assumes role of President at Tasteful Selections

August 08, 2022
Nathan Bender, a 16-year agribusiness veteran and co-founder of baby potato category leader Tasteful Selections, has assumed the role of President at the organization he helped establish in 2010.
Potato cultivation in Peru.

FAO supports Peru to establish an 'International Potato Day'

August 08, 2022
This initiative seeks to raise awareness about the importance of this Andean tuber in agricultural development and global food security.
Wada Farms grows its specialty potato program, manages a tight russet supply

Wada Farms grows its specialty potato program, manages a tight russet supply

August 07, 2022
Wada Farms Marketing Group is growing its specialty potato program, including red, yellow and fingerling potatoes, says Kevin Stanger, president of the Idaho Falls, Idaho-based company.

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