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Nicole Stevens: A rising potato industry star.

Potatoes Australia Growers Profile: Nicole Stevens

October 27, 2021
Nicole Stevens traveled to Australia from the United Kingdom after completing her science and tourism management studies. Her career pathway has now diverted to horticulture.
Potato Processor Simplot Recognizes Outstanding Tassie Growers

Potato Processor Simplot Recognizes Outstanding Tasmanian Growers

September 27, 2021
Potato and vegetable growers have vied for the title of top producers as part of Simplot's Annual Grower Awards. The Awards, which have been in place since 1997, recognize the outstanding achievements of Tasmania's potato and vegetable growers during the 2020-2021 harvest.
Potato growers to receive extra AUS 9/tonne from Simplot Australia on the back of 'volatile' year

Potato growers to receive extra AUS 9/tonne from Simplot Australia next year

August 26, 2021
The multi-generational farmer's passion for the simple spud seems to have paid off, helping secure growers like himself an additional $9 a tonne deal with major food manufacturer Simplot over the coming financial year.
AUSVEG announces Michael Coote as new CEO

AUSVEG announces Michael Coote as new CEO

June 05, 2021
Australian vegetable and potato industry body AUSVEG has announced the appointment of Michael Coote as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective 1 July 2021.
Tasmanian-based Agronico shifted focus to 'all things mini tubers and seed potatoes'.

Tasmanian-based Agronico shifted focus to 'all things mini tubers and seed potatoes'

May 27, 2021
Over three decades, the Tasmania based company Agronico has shifted its focus from an agriculture consultancy business to all things mini tubers and seed potatoes.
World Potato Congress Webinar: 'Integrated Pest Management in Potato Production'

World Potato Congress Webinar: 'Integrated Pest Management in Potato Production'

March 31, 2021
The World Potato Congress is extremely pleased to present its next webinar on Tuesday, April 6, 2021/Wednesday, April 7, 2021, with Dr. Paul Horne, Entomologist, and owner and Director of IPM Technologies Pty Ltd., Hurstbridge, Victoria, Australia.
Tasmanian Potato producer diversifies after buying Perfecta Produce

Tasmanian Potato producer diversifies after buying Perfecta Produce

March 20, 2021
Innovative, specialist fresh potato producers Terrence and Wendy Rattray are diversifying after buying Perfecta Produce and further expanding the substantial agricultural business in the fertile North-West food bowl.
Pukekawa (NZ) trials to control the Potato Tuber Moth

Pukekawa (NZ) trials to control the Potato Tuber Moth

March 14, 2021
Two trials in Pukekawa, New Zealand, are showing some early promise for potato growers when it comes to greater control of the potato tuber moth, Phthorimaea operculella (PTM).
Zerella Fresh reinvests in Wyma

Zerella Fresh expand the capacity of their potato washing and grading line

December 10, 2020
South Australia's Zerella Fresh this month committed to expanding the capacity of their potato washing and grading line. Zerella Fresh has again chosen to reinvest with Wyma Solutions for their post-harvest needs.
Potato deal strengthens Mitolo as it digs in for new season in South Australia

Strengthened by the acquisition of the TFI Potato business, the Mitolo Group Pty Ltd starts a new potato season in South Australia

November 10, 2020
The recent finalization of a takeover of Thomas Foods International’s potato business and a spike in demand through the coronavirus pandemic has cemented Mitolo Group as Australia’s largest fresh spud producer.

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