News on Potatoes in Retail from China
Historic display of US chipping potatoes at tradeshow in Shanghai, China
November 27, 2021This historic event, which is helping to pave the way for commercial shipments of U.S. chip-stock to China, was marked with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and speeches by U.S. government officials and representatives from Potatoes USA.
China: Positive demand for potatoes could raise prices
November 01, 2021At this stage, the sales volume of warehousing potatoes in the northern first cropping area of potato is not large, and the price is mainly stable.
Walmart to open 500 new stores, depots in China
November 22, 2019Walmart China has plans to accelerate its expansion by opening more than 500 new stores and "depots" (smaller warehouses) in next five to seven years and updating 200 existing stores in three years, the company's top executive said.
China: Price of new potatoes continues to drop
September 11, 2019The price of new potatoes in the northeast of China dropped last week and dropped even further this week. The supply speed also seems to slow down in comparison with earlier in the season.
Potatoes are gaining ground among consumers in China
March 16, 2018Since 2015, China has selected more than 10 potato varieties suitable for processing staple foods and developed more than 300 potato-based versions of staple food.
More than a million online produce shops help Chinese farmers make more profit
November 03, 2016Farmer, Hao Jinde, sold his potatoes, over 500 kilograms of them, for 600 yuan (US$88). Instead of setting up a stall on the street, this year Hao sold them to a store belonging to an online shopping platform in his village in Jingle County, a potato growing region in north China’s Shanxi Province.
How potato invaded China
August 02, 2013It may surprise many people to learn that China has been the world's largest producer of potatoes since 1993. But it should not be entirely unexpected. The Chinese diet has changed drastically since the economic reforms of the 1980's.
China International Potato Summit Forum Held in Beijing to Enhance Exchange and Cooperation
April 15, 2010The China International Potato Summit Forum was jointly held by MOA Agricultural Trade Promotion Centre and the Government of Yanqing County, Beijing. Vice Agricultural Minister Niu Dun attended the forum and delivered remarks, together with Director-G...