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South Korea Re-Opens Market for Table-Stock potatoes from Idaho, Washington and Oregon
December 22, 2017
Potatoes USA reports that the South Korean government has reopened its market for table-stock potatoes from the Pacific Northwest states of Idaho, Oregon, and Washington.
Ullucu import and cultivation poses biosecurity risk for potato: DEFRA advice
December 18, 2017
Following an investigation by the Animal and Plant Health Agency earlier this year, it has been confirmed that ulluco tubers imported into the UK from a number of different sources were infected by harmful viruses, highlighting that there is uncertainty about the disease status of this crop in general.
Aldi’s potato sales rocket in Wales
December 04, 2017
Aldi’s potato sales in Wales have risen by a third since the retailer began sales of Welsh potatoes five months ago, highlighting the popularity of homegrown produce in the country.
How should the next Potato Europe be organised?
November 27, 2017
For the second time in a row, Potato Europe in Emmeloord, the Netherlands, has fallen through. And the consequences were extreme this year as the first day of the fair was cancelled. We look back with some of the exhibitors and people involved. And we look ahead, because what is going to happen in coming years?
Tesco brings back Italian New Potatoes for the seventh year
November 12, 2017
Solely supplied by Branston, Italian new potatoes are returning to Tesco for the seventh consecutive year, to keep pace with the increasing demand for fresh seasonal new potatoes.
Unofficial Estimate US Potato Production 2017: between 0 and 3 percent below last year
November 07, 2017
The USDA has provided a first - unofficial - estimate on the total potato production in the United States in its 'Vegetables and Pulses Outlook' published October 27: between 0 and 3 percent below last year
Large amounts of potatoes remain unsold in parts of Uttar Pradesh
November 05, 2017
Many Potato farmers in South-west Uttar Pradesh (Aligarh, Hathras, Mathura, Agra, Firozabad, Etawah, Mainpuri, Kannauj and Farrukhabad) - accounting for roughly a fifth of India’s total potato production have been unable to sell all their potatoes of last season.
Analyzing the genes of ancient potatoes helps to improve future varieties
November 01, 2017
Examining the ancestors of the modern, North American cultivated potato has revealed a set of common genes and important genetic pathways that have helped potatoes adapt over thousands of years.
PEI Potato Growers ask: 'What does it take to grow Quality Potatoes'
October 31, 2017
The PEI Potato Industry is excited to release for the first time a thirty second commercial highlighting the industry.
New Zealand potato prices almost double in a decade
October 29, 2017
The price of potatoes in New Zealand has almost doubled in the last 10 years, according to Statistics New Zealand.


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