News on The Potato Supply Chain from Egypt
- Potato Supply chain
Egypt imported 131 thousand tons of seed potato and 25 thousand tons of potato products (French Fries and Chips)
January 18, 2022
Sources revealed to Al-Mal that 131 thousand tons of potato seeds arrived from European facilities approved for import from last October until early January, for 76 approved varieties.
Egypt Potato exports at 674K tons
September 04, 2020
Egypt has exported a total of 674,480 tons of potatoes to world market, especially the European Union countries, since April 2020, according to Head of Central Administration of Plant Quarantine at the Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation Ahmed al-Attar.
PepsiCo Egypt and USAID support potato farmers to increase productivity
February 11, 2020
For the past year, PepsiCo Egypt has been working to empower Egyptian farmers by supporting them through training programs aimed at providing them with stronger technical know-how and other skills to improve efficiency and productivity.
Western Australian delegation visits Egypt to assess export opportunities seed potatoes
December 12, 2019
A trade delegation including Western Australian (WA) potato industry leaders toured Egypt in November, confirming the potential to export at least 10,000 tonnes of seed potatoes.
Egypt: Chipsy launches agricultural program to produce all seed potatoes locally
April 27, 2018
Pepsico's joint venture in Egypt, Chipsy For Food Industries SAE, announced a major agricultural programme to produce all seed potatoes locally.
Russia blocks two potato shipments from Egypt due to detection brown rot
March 20, 2018
Russia’s agricultural quarantine authorities flagged two potato shipments imported from Egypt that were found to be contaminated with potato brown rot.
Contract farming of potatoes best practice in Egypt
June 14, 2016
Sonac, an Egyptian potato grower, packer and exporter based in Alexandria is about to finish its potato season. However, according to Export Manager Dalia Gamal, the current situation of the potato sector isn’t as good as it should be.