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Researchers say apical rooted cuttings are the solution for cheaper potato seed in India
November 21, 2020
Researchers of the International Potato Center (CIP) explain the difficulties small potato farmers in many states of India may face to access good-quality planting materials at affordable prices.
Is the Potato still a Staple in India after prices hike 92% in a Year?
November 10, 2020
Prices of Potatoes and all other vegetables and pulses have steadily increased through the course of the coronavirus-infused lockdown.
Mamata Banerjee to seek Modi's intervention over soaring onion, potato prices in India
November 10, 2020
Blaming the federal government for the steep hike in prices of essential commodities, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of West Bengal alleged that the prices were rising as the Centre has snatched away the state's power.
Trevor Howard, Managing Director of Fabcon Food Systems
November 03, 2020
UK-based food processing equipment manufacturer Fabcon Food Systems (FFS) has appointed SM Food Engineering as its official representative in India
Odisha government seeks renewal of agreement with International Potato Centre
October 27, 2020
Even as the State Potato Mission failed to take off due to the lack of direction and apathy of the government to the project, it has expressed it desire to revalidate the contract with the International Potato Centre (CIP) for intensification of potato production.
Kurkure witnesses a jump in penetration and order frequency as in-home consumption rises
September 23, 2020
Dilen Gandhi, Sr. Director and Category Head - Foods, PepsiCo India tells us how difficult the lockdown period was for Pepsico's Kurkure and how the company plans to leverage on the current rise in-home consumption for snacks.
The planter was launched in the key potato markets of Punjab, Uttar Pradesh and Gujarat. FES partnered with Dewulf to provide Indian potato farmers with best in global technology
September 10, 2020
Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.’s Farm Equipment Sector (FES), a part of the USD 19.4 billion Mahindra Group, today announced the launch of its new advanced Precision Potato Planting machinery, the new ‘PlantingMaster Potato +’.
Banas Dairy - one of the 18 cooperative unions under the Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF) - currently procures 7,000 metric tonne of potatoes and manufacturers potato-based products at a hired unit in North Gujarat. These ready to cook and serve potato products are currently being marketed under the brand “Amul Happy Treats.”
September 09, 2020
The Banas Dairy (part of GCMMF) potato plant will have an annual capacity to process 50,000 metric tonnes of potatoes. The company will produce French fries and 12 other potato products for local markets as well as export
The West Bengal state government (India) has a plan in place to curb spike in prices of potatoes
September 04, 2020
The Kolkata state government (India) had given seven days time to potato traders to lower its wholesale price to Rs 22 per kg so that it can be sold at Rs 25 per kg.
PepsiCo India partners with Dunzo to launch Exclusive LAY'S and Kurkure E-Stores
May 29, 2020
Starting with Bengaluru, the services will soon expand to Delhi, Mumbai, Gurgaon and Jaipur Consumers can select their favorite snack brands on 'daily grocery' on Dunzo's app, place their orders & get them delivered to their doorstep within an hour of ordering.
Utkal Tubers appoints Food & Agri industry veteran Vinod Bhat as CEO
May 28, 2020
Zephyr Peacock backed potato seeds company, Utkal Tubers, has announced the appointment of Vinod Bhat, an industry veteran as Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
Potato price surges by 28%-38% in UP, West Bengal as demand rises in the lockdown period
April 08, 2020
Potato prices have surged 28-38% in Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal, the top two producers of the tuber which has become the staple across India during the COVID-19-induced lockdown.
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