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Robbie Davis to step down as CEO Potatoes South Australia Inc
September 21, 2020
Following eight years at the helm of Potatoes South Australia, Robbie Davis will be stepping down from her role of Chief Executive at the end of 2020.
Plant seed potatoes now and you’ll be digging up your own buried treasure in just a few months.
September 17, 2020
While in the Northern hemisphere we are harvesting potatoes and getting ready for winter, this is not the case in the Southern hemisphere. This article offers tips on how to grow potatoes in your New Zealand backyard.
Vegetables stall at the Or Tor Kor market in Bangkok (2019)
August 05, 2020
AUSVEG has welcomed the announcement from Agriculture Minister David Littleproud that two key commitments are now realised under the Thailand-Australia Free Trade Agreement (TAFTA), which will improve market access for Australian potato exporters into the Thai market.
Potatoes NZ request Emergency Measures to ban EU imports
May 29, 2020
Potatoes New Zealand is asking the New Zealand government to give urgent consideration to imposing short-term measures limiting the importation into New Zealand of heavily discounted frozen potato chips to avoid a food security threat.
Rain decimates Tasmanian potato crop; processors fear European spuds will be dumped on Aussie market
May 18, 2020
Tasmanian potato growers, who produce the bulk of Australia’s French fries, are having a disastrous harvest. Months of wet weather is making it impossible to get onto paddocks in parts of the state.
As COVID-19 decimates job numbers, NZ potato industry can't hire fast enough
April 01, 2020
Farmers are among New Zealand's essential workers, so farms and fields are remaining busy keeping food on Kiwis' plates. And despite panic-buying, there is no shortage. New Zealand could survive on potatoes alone.
Statement from AUSVEG and PMA-ANZ regarding Hort Connections 2020
March 20, 2020
AUSVEG and the Produce Marketing Association of Australia – New
Zealand (PMA-ANZ) have decided to postpone Hort Connections 2020, which was
due to be held from 15-17 June 2020 at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre.
Tolsma-Grisnich builds new potato storage facility in New Zealand
March 13, 2020
Dutch potato storage specialist Tolsma-Grisnich has built a new storage facility for The Rakaia Hub Ltd in New Zealand.
World Potato Congress 2023 to be held in Adelaide, South Australia
October 27, 2019
Adelaide, South Australia has been named as the host city for the 2023 World Potato Congress (WPC), the first time this event has been held in Australia. The announcement was made during Potatoes South Australia’s Annual Industry Dinner and Auction.
Potato Industry on Export Fast-track
October 22, 2019
Backed overwhelmingly by industry, the Potato Growers Association of Western Australia (PGAWA) is moving forward to establish an export entity by May 2020.
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