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World Potato Congress Inc. Webinar by Easy Fresh - International Transport & The Global Potato Value Chain

November 27, 2022
The World Potato Congress Inc. presents its sixth webinar this year on December 13, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time (USA/Canada)
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In the Netherlands, 7 supermarkets sign up for 100% robust potatoes in an organic range

November 19, 2022
In the Netherlands, 31 parties in the table potato chain sign a covenant in which they commit to switch completely to organic robust potato varieties, including 7 supermarkets.
P.E.I. Agriculture Minister Darlene Compton introduced legislation this week that would give her the authority to restrict what crops can be grown in areas where potato wart has been discovered. (Legislative Assembly of P.E.I.)qqb

New bill would allow PEI government to limit what crops can be grown in potato wart index fields

November 18, 2022
The minister of agriculture of Prince Edward Island (PEI), Canada has tabled legislation that would give the provincial government a lead role in trying to prevent the spread of potato wart in the province.
Harvested potatoes

NEPG reports a 6% drop in potato production in North-western Europe and warns high costs could reduce potato area in 2023

November 17, 2022
During its last meeting on November 9, 2022, the NEPG estimated that the total potato production 2022 in the NEPG zone (EU-04) will be down by 6 % compared to last year.
Sweet potato on the field

North Carolina sweet potatoes face challenges exporting to Europe

November 04, 2022
North Carolina is welcoming a good sweet potato crop. However, exporting this crop to Europe is a challenge due to the dollar and the Euro and the Spanish and French crops.
Potato harvest in Peru

La crisis de la papa en Perú: pandemia y alza global de fertilizantes amenaza su producción

October 29, 2022
El precio de la papa blanca —la variedad más consumida en Perú— se ha incrementado este año en más del 110% con respecto al 2021, según la Emmsa.
UPGC: Potato harvest update Canada, October 2022

UPGC: Potato harvest update Canada, October 2022

October 24, 2022
In Canada, the potato harvest is in the final stages across the country. Most provinces have enjoyed excellent harvest conditions without the high temperatures experienced in early September nor the wet conditions of early spring.
Castile and Leon potato planting

Muchos agricultores están abandonando la patata de lavado por las exigencias que demanda y se van a la de industria

October 21, 2022
La patata se ha convertido en un elemento esencial en la gastronomía española. Un producto que ha sufrido poco, dentro del año que se ha vivido, las circunstancias de producción y la adversa climatología con numerosas olas de calor y escasas lluvias.
China's potato exports hit another record in August

Potato export China hits another record in August

October 04, 2022
Relevant data show that from January to August 2022, China exported about 220,300 tons of fresh or refrigerated potatoes (except for seeds, the same below), an increase of about 2.57% compared with the same period last year.
Eagle Eye says Idaho potato crop showing high quality but smaller sizing

Eagle Eye says Idaho potato crop showing high quality but smaller sizing

October 03, 2022
Eagle Eye Produce had been harvesting new crop potatoes for several weeks before beginning harvest for its storage supplies the week after Labor Day. While it is still too early to know the overall projection for the crop.

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