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Call on governments to support the adoption of ePhyto to facilitate international agricultural trade
September 09, 2020
The Industry Advisory Group (IAG) of the IPPC ePhyto Solution calls on governments to support the adoption of ePhyto to facilitate international agricultural trade, which would be crucial in safeguarding global food security beyond the Covid-19 recovery period.
Sardinian mountain potatoes now served in chocolate
October 08, 2019
Mp Sardinia produces potatoes in a territory that is not exactly ideal, as there are great temperature changes between night and day (15-40°C) and an unusual height for the cultivation of this tuber.
Aceite de menta verde como alternativa natural para el almacenamiento de patatas
July 17, 2019
The Italian potato season has had a problematic start due to the lack of some post-harvest treatments.
CIP Trustee Elected Head Of Un Agriculture Agency
July 02, 2019
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) announced on 23 June 2019 that Qu Dongyu has been elected its new Director-General.
Demand is high for new potatoes
June 04, 2019
The potato campaign continues to be quite surprising as demand for new potatoes is also very lively and prices are good.
Massimo Cristiani (Courtesy: FreshPlaza)
May 17, 2019
The Emilia Romagna potato segment is finally working as a system as Consorzio Patata Italiana di Qualità l'Op regionale Agripat and Consorzio Patata di Bologna Dop organised a collective stand at Macfrut.
The Ruggiero company inaugurates two new plants
January 28, 2019
Angelo Ruggiero is the marketing manager of the Ruggiero group an Italian packer of potatoes and onions. He is a potato and onion specialist and he shared some observations.
Acrylamide in Food; Scientific Opinion provided by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)
June 07, 2015
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has published its Scientific Opinion on Acrylamide in Food
In Italy, early potatoes from North Africa are the leading product on the market
May 20, 2014
There was a time when Italian new potatoes ruled the Central and Northern European markets, but this is ancient history.
Anti-Infringement Bureau (AIB) for Intellectual Property Rights on Plant Material
May 15, 2014
This week, the Italian Ministry of Agriculture signed an agreement with AIB (Anti Infringement Bureau) and Breeders Trust. The agreement means that the Food Fraud Detection Inspection of the ministry (ICQRF) and the Inspection Service for seed potatoes and seeds (CRA-SCS) will work closely with AIB and Breeders Trust.