Kenya leads Eastern Africa with release of climate-adaptive and nutritious purple-fleshed sweet potato variety
八月 09, 2023The International Potato Center (CIP) has collaborated with Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization (KALRO) to release the KC Sweet Purple variety of sweet potato in an effort to tackle ongoing climate challenges facing farmers in Kenya.
Paving the way for a robust and vibrant seed potato sector in Tanzania
七月 18, 2023Tanzania and the Netherlands have agreed to collaborate on developing a joint roadmap for the thriving seed potato ecosystem.
Egypt is strengthening its position in the Dutch sweet potato market
七月 13, 2023Egypt continues to hold the position of the second biggest supplier of sweet potatoes to the Dutch market and is increasing its export of sweet potatoes to the Netherlands year after year.
Potatoes a top import crop for Namibia
七月 05, 2023Although efforts to promote the growing of potatoes in Namibia are intensifying, the production of this crop has not reached levels where imports can be reduced or stopped.
A New Cape Town Office for Heat and Control
六月 12, 2023Equipment manufacturer and food industry supplier Heat and Control celebrates the grand opening of their new office and thirty years of business in Africa.
Concern that price of frozen potato products in South Africa will increase
五月 25, 2023There are concerns among some economists that the price of frozen potatoes may increase, adding to already high food inflation in South Africa.
World Potato Congress 2026 to be held in Nairobi, Kenya
五月 23, 2023World Potato Congress Inc. has announced that World Potato Congress 2026 will be held in Nairobi, Kenya. The theme for the event is 'Developing Global Potato Partnerships for Enhanced Food Systems, Food Security and International Trade'.
Are potatoes from Egypt a solution for the potato shortage in Europe?
五月 18, 2023This year is marked by strong demand and insufficient supply of potatoes, a situation that professionals of the industry and media go so far as to call 'the global potato shortage'.