News on The Potato Supply Chain from Asia
Potato harvesting of the test plots of Solynta in full swing!
September 28, 2023Here is a sneak peek into one of the many test fields Solynta is currently harvesting. They will be assessing the quality of the tubers, tuber size, dry matter composition, taste, robustness and many other important traits per variety.
Potato Chip manufacturer BEPPCO participated in the First Exhibition of Local Production in Dohuk, Iraq
September 17, 2023BEPPCO proudly presented their potato varieties and potato chips at the First Exhibition of Local Production in Dohuk Governorate's Aqra District. The event started on the evening of Sunday, September 3, 2023, under the supervision of Mr. Ali Tatar, the Governor of Dohuk.
Potatoes from Uttar Pradesh exported to Guyana, South America
September 05, 2023For the first time, nearly 29 MT of potatoes from Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, India were exported to Guyana in South America through Farmers Producers Organisation (FPO).
Bangladesh Government reports record potato production, yet prices are going up
September 01, 2023Potato prices in Bangladesh are soaring even though farmers this year grew a record 1.04 crore tonnes, cutting the buying power of consumers, especially fixed and low-income people already battered by sustained high inflation.
Increasing demand for potatoes from Kurdistan in Gulf countries
August 10, 2023Following a satisfactory experience with exporting potatoes to the United Arab Emirates in recent weeks, several other Gulf states are now lining up to buy the starchy vegetable produced from the farms of the Kurdistan Region
How Asia’s top potato chip maker Calbee dealt with a huge supply shortage
August 08, 2023What happens when Asia’s biggest potato chip maker runs out of potatoes? Japanese snack brand Calbee had to learn the hard way.
Revolutionizing the Potato Industry: Unleashing the Power of Biotechnology
August 03, 2023The potato, a humble yet indispensable vegetable, holds a special place in the hearts of millions worldwide. As one of the most widely consumed staple crops, it plays a vital role in global food security
Uzbekistan exported a record amount of potatoes to Kazakhstan
August 02, 2023The export of early potatoes is not such a significant position in Uzbekistan’s fresh fruits and vegetables segment. However, the volume of deliveries of Uzbek potatoes to Kazakhstan in May-July this year reached a record high for at least the last two decades.
Farmers of Tajikistan expect to harvest 1.1 million tons of potatoes in 2023
July 23, 2023According to the long-term plan, about 1.1 million tons of potatoes will be harvested in Tajikistan in 2023, Khovar reports with reference to the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Tajikistan.
China: Frozen French Fry Exports Exceed Imports
July 18, 2023Fresh potato production for MY 2022/23 (September to August) is forecast at 93 million metric tons (MMT), a small decrease from the estimated 95 MMT produced in MY 2021/22 owing to reduced acreage.