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PepsiCo scraps Scottish seed potato exports to Russia

PepsiCo scraps Scottish seed potato exports to Russia

March 27, 2022
A deal to export 2,000t of Scottish seed potatoes to Russia has been scrapped by PepsiCo following criticism of the arrangement. The food and drinks company said "a couple of lorries" had already left Scottish farms this week, but following discussion with growers, the decision had been made to stop future shipments.
This article was originally sent via email from CEO Chris Kempczinski to McDonald’s employees and franchisees.

McDonald's To Temporarily Close Restaurants & Pause Operations in Russia

March 08, 2022
Earlier today, McDonald's CEO Chris Kempczinski announced in an email to staff and franchisees that McDonald's will temporarily close its restaurants and pause operations in Russia.
Russian potato market: prices are steadily increasing

Russian potato market: prices are steadily increasing

October 04, 2021
In the Russian potato market, the upward trend in prices continues, and they just reached a record level over the past few years, analysts of the EastFruit project report.
Pepsico has constructed a large potato storage in Novosibirsk, Russia

Pepsico has constructed a large potato storage in Novosibirsk, Russia

August 27, 2021
A USD 30 million warehouse for potato storage was built in the Industrial and Logistic Park of Novosibirsk Oblast (Russia) to supply the potato chips plant, which is currently under construction.
Rusia: La superficie plantada de papas para chips alcanza las 19 mil hectáreas

Rusia: La superficie plantada de papas para chips alcanza las 19 mil hectáreas

May 27, 2021
Los proveedores de patatas de Lay han completado su campaña de siembra de primavera. En esta temporada agrícola, la siembra se realizó en un área de aproximadamente 19 mil hectáreas para Pepsico.
The module stand with automated watering and multichannel LED lighting systems.

Russian research: Smart vertical farm can produce 10 times more seed potatoes a year

May 20, 2021
Less than a year after the opening of the World-class Scientific Center 'Agrotechnologies for the Future', Russian scientists had a breakthrough: the first-ever vertical farm with dynamic LED lighting.
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How HZPC serves the Russian market with its potato varieties

How HZPC serves the Russian market with its potato varieties

April 26, 2021
In Russia, HZPC is using an unconventional strategy to secure its potato trade for the future: in 2019, a small breeding company was set up to provide Russian contract growers with pre-basic seed potatoes. In 2020, the production of mini-tubers was added too.
Success story of Razdolie LLC (Moscow region)

Success story of Razdolie LLC (Moscow region)

March 30, 2021
The company Razdolie LLC was founded in 2008, but received a new round in development in 2015 with the arrival of a young and progressive management team.
Tolsma-Grisnich supplies potato receiving, handling and storage equipment in Russia

Tolsma-Grisnich supplies potato receiving, handling and storage equipment in Russia

March 02, 2021
Together with a leading processor a greenfield project was developed in Russia, where Tolsma-Grisnich will supply potato receiving, handling and storage equipment.
Russia may sharply increase potato imports from Egypt this season

Russia may sharply increase potato imports from Egypt this season

February 18, 2021
EastFruit analysts predict that Russia may sharply increase the volume of imports of potatoes from Egypt in the 2020/21 season.

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