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The 30th anniversary of Farm Frites Poland Dwa

The 30th anniversary of Farm Frites Poland Dwa

July 13, 2023
On June 29 potato processor Farm Frites Poland Dwa celebrated its 30th anniversary by organizing the conference '1993-2023-2053. Past-Present-Future of agriculture in Poland'.
Raw Purple sweet potato.

Egypt is strengthening its position in the Dutch sweet potato market

July 13, 2023
Egypt continues to hold the position of the second biggest supplier of sweet potatoes to the Dutch market and is increasing its export of sweet potatoes to the Netherlands year after year.
Canadian Potato Storage Holdings Reports July 2023

Less potatoes left in storage in Canada: Potato Storage Holdings Reports July 2023

July 12, 2023
As of July 1, 2023, total Canadian Potato Storage Holdings are reported to be down 34.9% over 2022 numbers for the same period, and lower than the 3-yr. average.
Researchers from Aarhus University are comparing greenhouse gas emissions from a conventional potato crop rotation on drained peat soil with the cultivation of reed canary grass for biomass production on undrained or poorly drained peat soil.

Peat soils in Denmark: Stop drainage and cultivate reed grass instead of potatoes, says agricultural emissions study

July 12, 2023
Drained peat soils in Denmark account for about one-third of agricultural greenhouse gas emissions.
Veg of lund receives a Swedish patent protecting the company's plant-based ice cream

Veg of Lund signs letter of intent to sell its DUG potato based dairy alternatives in China

July 10, 2023
Veg of Lund has signed a Letter of Intent with Haofood Shanghai Food Technology Co., Ltd. The companies will cooperate with the common goal of selling, marketing and distributing Veg of Lund’s products - potato based dairy alternatives - under the DUG® brand in China early in 2024.
early potato

United Potato Growers of Canada (UPGC) crop update per July 6, 2023: Optimism everywhere

July 10, 2023
The potato crop in Canada is in varying stages - from emergence to touching between rows. Potato growers everywhere are optimistic for the good growing conditions needed to move this crop in its early life stages.
Jianmin Xie, International Advisor at World Potato Congress Inc

World Potato Congress Inc. welcomes Jianmin Xie as International Advisor.

July 09, 2023
The World Potato Congress Inc. Board Of Directors announced Mr. Jianmin Xie in a key role as an International Advisor.
Delhi HC dismisses PepsiCo appeal against order revoking potato variety registration

Delhi High Court dismisses appeal by Pepsico against order revoking potato variety registration

July 08, 2023
The potato variety FL-2027 (commercial name FC-5) used for the production of potato chips was registered by PepsiCo India Holdings in India and the registration was granted in February 2016 under the Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers’ Rights Act, 2001, but the registration was revoked in 2021.
European potato field. Courtesy: European Potato Processors’ Association (EUPPA)

Potato acreage in North-western Europe up 2 to 3 percent. Questions about total production remain

July 08, 2023
The North-western European Potato Growers (NEPG) estimate the area of ware potatoes has increased by 2 to 3%. This is slightly higher than the record in 2020, when it was 522.000 ha for the EU-4 (NL, BE, DE, FR).
AVR targets the used market with their new brand AVR Green Select

AVR targets the market of its used agricultural machinery with a new brand: AVR Green Select

July 08, 2023
To actively take charge of its products on the used market, AVR is launching a dedicated team and accompanying brand for its used agricultural machinery: AVR Green Select.


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