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Philippines lowers tax rate on potato import for chip manufacturers
A new order issued in the Philip[pines allows for the import of more potatoes at a low rate (3%), exclusively for use for the production of potato chips
Pepsico to invest $5 million by 2020 to expand its sustainable farming programme in India.
Snacks and beverages manufacturer PepsiCo plans to invest $5 million by 2020 to expand its sustainable farming programme in India.
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Indian government limits movement of seed potatoes to contain Potato Cyst Nematodes
In an effort to limit the spread of the Potato Cyst Nematode, the government of India has prohibited the movement of seed potatoes from Himachal, Tamil Nadu, Uttarakhand and Jammu Kashmir to other states
Monday, October 29, 2018
The Challenges of the Potato Industry: Interview with Marc Van Herreweghe, CEO of Mydibel and New Chairman of Belgapom
In this interview, Marc Van Herreweghe, the new Chairman of Belgapom and CEO of Mydibel, discusses the challenges this Belgian Potato Association faces going forward, as well as sustainability issues and problems related to recent weather conditions.
Thursday, October 18, 2018
Por 5.º año seguido, Argentina exporta papa semilla a Vietnam
Lo hace a través de la empresa familiar Papasud S.A., de Juan y Leandro Pérsico, proveedores de PepsiCo Argentina.
Azerbaijan doubles import duty on potatoes
Starting 5 September Azerbaijan has doubled customs duty on imported potatoes. Until October 31, the import duties on imported potatoes will be 30%
Thursday, September 6, 2018
United Kingdom signs deal to allowing seed potato export to China
The United Kingdom has signed a major deal allowing the export of seed potatoes to China. The deal is expected to bring major benefits to Scotland, with around 70% of the 100,000 tonnes of seed potatoes exported annually from the UK coming from Scottish farms.
Monday, August 27, 2018
Washington potato growers struggling to keep up with demand
The Washington State Potato Commission, headquartered in Moses Lake, Washington, has been pleasantly surprised by the weather and its impact on this year’s potato crop in the state.