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Have you bought your potatoes for Christmas? UK potato company Branston sees demand double ijn the week for Christmas
December 20, 2016
Potato Company Branston in the United Kingdom says it will see demand for potatoes double from 150 to 300 tonnes in the week before Christmas.
Researchers trace roots of potato farming to Andes
December 03, 2016
Every French fry, gnocchi, tater tot and order of hash browns humans have eaten in the past 5,000 years can be traced back to one place in the world — northwestern Bolivia and southern Peru.
EarthFresh Farms acquires Grand Bend Produce
December 01, 2016
EarthFresh Farms recently announced the acquisition of the assets of Grand Bend Produce, a Southwestern Ontario based fresh potato business.
Rastrean la evolución del cultivo de la patata en los Andes precolombinos
November 15, 2016
Un grupo de investigadores han descubierto a través de restos de almidones las pruebas botánicas que muestran cómo fue la evolución del cultivo de la patata en los Andes en la época precolombina, según un estudio publicado en el número de esta semana de la revista PNAS.
Potato Company RPE expands marketing team with Tim Huffcutt
November 14, 2016
US based potato grower and shipper RPE Inc. has added a new Marketing Director, Tim Huffcutt to its marketing team. Effective October 24, Huffcutt will oversee all marketing strategies for RPE's consumer, trade, local community and internal communication.
Red River Valley Potatoes launches New Website
November 14, 2016
Northern Plains Potato Growers Association (NPPGA) has launched a new website, one entirely dedicated to promoting potatoes grown for the fresh market and branded as Red River Valley Potatoes. Fittingly, the new web address is
New 'Big Idaho Potato Truck' Commercial starts airing tomorrow.
November 10, 2016
The Idaho Potato Commission is on a roll! Tomorrow they start airing the latest installment in their series of commercials starring the Big Idaho® Potato Truck, now in its sixth(!) year.
High Potato Prices in Mumbai are a great opportunity for Gujarat farmers.
November 10, 2016
Despite a fresh crop arriving at the wholesale market in Vashi (Mumbai area), retail prices of potatoes show no decline
More than a million online produce shops help Chinese farmers make more profit
November 03, 2016
Farmer, 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.
Partnership between Tesco and Branston helps to reduce potato waste
October 20, 2016
Branston, one of the biggest potato suppliers in the United Kingdom, has officially opened its £5 million prepared potato factory extension in partnership with Tesco.