News on The Potato Supply Chain
Starch manufacturer Royal Avebe awarded with a Gold medal for its Sustainability efforts
August 03, 2023Dutch Potato Starch cooperative Royal Avebe has been awarded a gold medal by Ecovadis, a global collaborative platform that helps companies assess sustainability performance throughout the supply chain.
Revolutionizing the Potato Industry: Unleashing the Power of Biotechnology
August 03, 2023The potato, a humble yet indispensable vegetable, holds a special place in the hearts of millions worldwide. As one of the most widely consumed staple crops, it plays a vital role in global food security
Uzbekistan exported a record amount of potatoes to Kazakhstan
August 02, 2023The export of early potatoes is not such a significant position in Uzbekistan’s fresh fruits and vegetables segment. However, the volume of deliveries of Uzbek potatoes to Kazakhstan in May-July this year reached a record high for at least the last two decades.
GRIMME launches new marketplace for its agricultural machinery
August 02, 2023The family-owned company GRIMME from Damme (Germany) presents a completely redesigned digital marketplace for used, new and rental machines.
Researchers looking into using sandblasters to kill weeds in potato fields
August 02, 2023Scientists are running experiments at a Harrington, P.E.I., field to see if they can better manage weeds by using a sandblaster filled with crushed walnuts, corncobs and baking soda.
Idaho evaluating alternate method of dormancy testing for Seed Potatoes
August 01, 2023University of Idaho doctoral student Lisa Tran’s dissertation has the potential to transform how Idaho’s seed potato certification authority does business.
PepsiCo and Walmart to Support Regenerative Agriculture
July 27, 2023PepsiCo and Walmart today announced a 7-year collaboration to pursue USD 120 million worth of investments focused on supporting U.S. and Canadian farmers in their pursuit to improve soil health and water quality.
Novel Approach to Combatting Aphid-Transmitted Crop Viruses: Harnessing 'Spike Proteins' as Weapons
July 25, 2023The infamous spike protein doesn’t just help spread viruses – it can also be weaponized to stop them.
2023 Potato Crop Canada, update per July 18 – Including Planted Acreage
July 24, 2023Statistics Canada released their first estimate of potato acreage in Canadaas a result of data obtained from their survey of potato growers in Canada.
Research Chair Potato Sustainability coming to University of Manitoba (UM) thanks to 19 industry partners
July 23, 2023The potato is one of the most important food crops in the world, a staple in meals for more than a billion people worldwide, and University of Manitoba (UM) is leading the way globally in the future of potato production and processing.