News on The Potato Supply Chain
The 30th anniversary of Farm Frites Poland Dwa
July 13, 2023On 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'.
Egypt is strengthening its position in the Dutch sweet potato market
July 13, 2023Egypt 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.
Less potatoes left in storage in Canada: Potato Storage Holdings Reports July 2023
July 12, 2023As 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.
Peat soils in Denmark: Stop drainage and cultivate reed grass instead of potatoes, says agricultural emissions study
July 12, 2023Drained peat soils in Denmark account for about one-third of agricultural greenhouse gas emissions.
Veg of Lund signs letter of intent to sell its DUG potato based dairy alternatives in China
July 10, 2023Veg 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.
United Potato Growers of Canada (UPGC) crop update per July 6, 2023: Optimism everywhere
July 10, 2023The 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.
World Potato Congress Inc. welcomes Jianmin Xie as International Advisor.
July 09, 2023The World Potato Congress Inc. Board Of Directors announced Mr. Jianmin Xie in a key role as an International Advisor.
Delhi High Court dismisses appeal by Pepsico against order revoking potato variety registration
July 08, 2023The 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granted in February 2016 under the Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers’ Rights Act, 2001, but the registration was revoked in 2021.
Potato acreage in North-western Europe up 2 to 3 percent. Questions about total production remain
July 08, 2023The 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 market of its used agricultural machinery with a new brand: AVR Green Select
July 08, 2023To 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.