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Potatoes from Uttar Pradesh exported to Guyana, South America

September 05, 2023
For 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).
Potatoes in retail

Potato prices in Ukraine are going down fast and are already lower than last year

September 01, 2023
Since the beginning of the week, potato prices in Ukraine have decreased significantly. The main reason for negative trends in the potato market was the beginning of harvesting in the key production regions and, as a result, an increase in the potato supply.
DOWNS I-CropVision

The potato optical grader I-CropVision by DOWNS to be launched at Potato Europe 2023 in Belgium

September 01, 2023
DOWNS has extended its range of optical potato sorters with the arrival of the I-CropVision®: a modular version of the CropVision®, it incorporates the same technology and numerous benefits.
Potato Production

Bangladesh Government reports record potato production, yet prices are going up

September 01, 2023
Potato 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.
McGill University Professor Martina Stromvik and her team have created a potato super pangenome to identify genetic traits that can help produce the next super spud.

Mapping genetic variation of the potato: McGill researchers create super pangenome

August 29, 2023
Scientists have assembled the genome sequences of nearly 300 varieties of potatoes and its wild relatives to develop more nutritious, disease-free, and weather-proof crop.
Agronico potato field in bloom (Variety Atlantic) in Tasmania, Australia

Simplot to acquire Agronico, Tasmania’s largest seed potato producer

August 27, 2023
Agronico, Tasmania’s largest seed potato producer, has entered into an agreement for Simplot to acquire the business and property assets of Agronico.
Certa 40 Integral Cup planter for potatoes

Dewulf to present new potato planter at Potato Europe 2023: Certa 40 Integral

August 27, 2023
In keeping with the four-yearly tradition, one of the potato sector's most important trade fairs, Potato Europe, will soon again be held in Kain (Doornik), Belgium. Among a range of innovations Dewulf will present at Potato Europe 2023, the main eye catcher will be an entirely new cup planter, named Certa 40 Integral.
Well positioned for the future - EUROPLANT launches new logo

Seed potato supplier Europlant expands market presence in the Mediterranean region

August 27, 2023
Seed potato supplier Europlant Pflanzenzucht GmbH establishes a subsidiary in Spain to expand its market presence in the Mediterranean. Going forward, Europlant Espana Semillas S.L. will be responsible for the distribution of the modern and high-performance potato varieties in Spain.
U.S. Potato Exports Reach Record Value and Volume July 2022 – June 2023

United States Potato Exports Reach Record Value and Volume July 2022 – June 2023

August 26, 2023
United States potato exports reached record value and volume in the 12-month period from July 2022 – June 2023. Export values increased 19.05% to USD 2.2 billion, and export volume increased 3.85% to 3.3 million metric tons (fresh weight equivalent).
B-hive Innovations collaborates on groundbreaking TuberTurgor project to reduce potato bruising and waste

B-hive Innovations collaborates on groundbreaking TuberTurgor project to reduce potato bruising and waste

August 22, 2023
B-hive Innovations, a cutting-edge, agri-tech research and development business is embarking on a new collaborative programme that aims to reduce the risk of potato bruising and develop technologies that could reduce supermarket waste.


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