South Korean 'Microtuber' company E Green Global (EGG) Secures USD 15 million Investment from ADB Ventures
December 13, 2021
Advanced crop technology company E Green Global Co. Ltd. (EGG) announced that it has raised additional equity funding from ADB Ventures, the venture capital arm of the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
Technico introduces a new early maturing red skin potato variety: Red Candy
August 20, 2021
Red Candy, a new potato variety launched by Technico Agri Sciences Ltd, combines early bulking with better storability. This addresses the key concerns of potato growers in e.g. in Bihar and Northern parts of West Bengal.
Mahindra HZPC brings colour to the potato sector in India
July 19, 2021
Recently Mahindra HZPC brought 30 more potato varieties from HZPC to India. They include HZPC's Perupas, an assortment of colourful varieties, rich in antioxidants for healthy lifestyle. The recently introduced varieties are expected to give rise to new and differentiated supply chains, especially in the modern retail space.
Catalyzing a greater supply of seed potato in Kenya
June 21, 2021
As a food security crop and cash crop, potato is a source of income for farmers, traders and sellers. In Kenya alone, potato creates employment for 2.5 million people along the value chain amounting to an estimated annual worth of USD 480 million.