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Corona crisis hits Belgian potato industry hard: 2020 processing volume lowest in three years
March 02, 2021
No one could miss it in the media last year: the COVID-19 pandemic hit the Belgian potato sector hard.
Potato Europe 2021 theme resonates: 'What's Now, What's New and What's the Future'
March 01, 2021
With the event theme 'What's Now, What's New and What's the Future', PotatoEurope 2021 promises to provide insight into current developments in the potato industry as well as a look at the future of the sector.
Kenya seeks funding for seed potato study
February 23, 2021
Kenya has applied for a Sh656 million grant from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) to boost research on potato seed production and cut reliance on imports.
United States potato exports see recovery
February 19, 2021
United States potato exports continue to recover but remain behind previous year levels. Exports for the first six months of the marketing year, July – December 2020, are behind the record levels set in 2019.
Situación actual de la producción de papa en Argentina. Campaña 2020
February 15, 2021
La Secretaría de Extensión de la Facultad de Ciencias Agrarias de la Universidad Nacional de Mar del Plata -reunió a técnicos y productores del ámbito público y privado de las principales zonas productoras de papa del país.
2020 Potato Production in Canada: a slight drop overall, but huge changes by province
December 14, 2020
Potato Production in Canada for the year 2020, is estimated at 104,203,000 hundredweight. This is down 1.4 million hundredweight or 1.3 percent below de production in 2019.
'No more potatoes for fries needed by the processors? Then we'll cut them ourselves'
November 13, 2020
The corona crisis dealt a blow to the fries processing industry and that in turn had consequences for the growers who supply the industry.
North-Western European Potato Growers (NEPG): Potato acreage should decrease by a minimum of 15%
November 03, 2020
The NEPG (North-Western European Potato Growers) estimates that the total harvest will be 27.9 million tons this season if all potatoes in the ground will be indeed harvested. The harvest is later than usual with all the risks involved.