Europa: Autorregular el mercado de la patata podría generar perturbaciones negativas
June 01, 2020
Europa: Autorregular el mercado de la patata podría generar perturbaciones negativas.
Patatas Meléndez aumenta un 25% su plantilla en plena crisis sanitaria del Covid-19 y continúa incorporando nuevo talento
June 01, 2020
Patatas Meléndez ha ampliado su equipo de trabajo incorporando a 91 personas más a su plantilla, lo que supone un aumento del 25%. Garantía de abastecimiento y atención a la demanda han sido los objetivos de la compañía en estas semanas de crisis sanitaria.
Planting Update May 28, 2020
May 29, 2020
Many Canadian Potato growers have been dealing with a difficult two months with an unexpected supply of processing potatoes as a result of decreased sales of French fries, as sit-down restaurants shut down during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
NEPG hopes that the potato area has reduced with 5 %
May 11, 2020
The foodservice demand for potato products has dropped with 50 – 60 % and the export markets have lost their potential, so the world-wide potato-processing industry has reduced their capacity and need for raw material. More than 2 million tons will probably not been processed in the NEPG mainland potato countries only.
COVID-19 pandemic could force down Idaho potato acres
April 28, 2020
Total acres of Idaho’s iconic potato crop could decrease significantly this year as a result of the coronavirus outbreak. Although there was a rush on potatoes at grocery stores early on.
Belgian potato sector grows again in 2019
April 13, 2020
Last year, despite the difficult growing conditions as a result of the extreme heat and drought during both the 2018-2019 and the 2019-2020 seasons, the Belgian potato-processing industry once again improved the record for processed potatoes.
Perthshire farmer wins £1m bank backing for new potato sorting machine
April 09, 2020
A PERTHSHIRE farming business which supplies table and seed potatoes to the UK, Europe, North Africa and Middle East will increase throughput by up to 100 percent by modernizing operating processes after securing £1 million in support from banking giant
Québec Parmentier announces merger with Patate-Saint-Ambroise
April 08, 2020
Québec Parmentier merges with Patate-Saint-Ambroise of Saguenay. The joint announcement was made by Pierre Chouinard, Chief Executive Officer of Québec Parmentier and Mathieu Bouchard, President of Patate-Saint-Ambroise.
COVID-19 crashes European potato processing
April 07, 2020
In mainland Europe the widespread closure of restaurants and other food service outlets has meant that demand for processed potato products has fallen significantly.
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