News on The Potato Supply Chain from Italy
World Potato Congress Receives Invitation to Deliver Address During the 43rd Session of the FAO Conference in Rome
August 16, 2023Earlier in July, the World Potato Congress was honored to receive an invitation to deliver an address during the 43rd session of the FAO Conference in Rome, Italy.
Sicilian new potatoes - production deficit due to climate change
May 03, 2023The Sicilian new potato season started a few weeks ago. Davide Prietto Batturi's company from Syracuse is among the businesses that specialize in this product.
FieldView and xFarm Technologies partner up to help farmers make better use of their farm data
April 25, 2023FieldView and xFarm Technologies announced a new partnership to connect their respective platforms.
After Millennia of Agricultural Expansion, the World Has Passed Peak Agricultural Land
August 23, 2022Humans have been reshaping the planet’s land for millennia by clearing wildlands to grow crops and raise livestock. As a result, humans have cleared one-third of the world’s forests and two-thirds of wild grasslands
La FAO impulsará el mapeo de nutrientes del suelo en Centroamérica y África subsahariana
August 08, 2022Una 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.
Harvesting early and yields below average for La Patata dal Cuore Veneto in Italy
July 11, 2022The main obstacle in this area is drought, as it rained very little in the winter making the potato harvest particularly difficult and costly, further affecting production costs that are already 30% higher than they used to be.
La crisis de la guerra aumenta la demanda de patatas en Italia
April 13, 2022El conflicto ruso-ucraniano, que ya lleva 40 días, parece estar cambiando los hábitos alimentarios de los consumidores italianos.
November marked a further increase in the value of the FAO Food Price Index
December 02, 2021The FAO Food Price Index (FFPI) averaged 134.4 points in November 2021, up 1.6 points (1.2 percent) from October and 28.8 points (27.3 percent) from November 2020.
The FAO Food Price Index at its highest since July 2011
November 10, 2021The FAO Food Price Index (FFPI) averaged 133.2 points in October 2021, up 3.9 points (3.0 percent) from September and 31.8 points (31.3 percent) from October 2020. After rising for three consecutive months, the FFPI in October stood at its highest level since July 2011.
Macfrut: Romagnoli F.lli and McCain present the new CelaVita ready-to-eat potatoes
September 19, 2021Romagnoli F.lli and McCain, a worldwide leader in the production of frozen potatoes, unveiled two new premium products for the retail channel at Macfrut – Spicchi al naturale and Mini patate bio – by the CêlaVíta brand