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Conagra Brands to acquire Thanasi Foods, maker of Duke's Meat Snacks and BIGS Seeds
Yesterday, Conagra Brands, Inc. (NYSE: CAG) announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire protein-based snacking businesses Thanasi Foods LLC (Thanasi), maker of Duke's® meat snacks and BIGS LLC (BIGS), maker of BIGS® seeds.
Two more (hot) Rap Snacks Flavors disclosed by Lil Yachty
Rap Snacks is on a roll: earlier this month hip hop recording artist and singer Lil Yachty used his Instagram account to announce he’s getting his own Rap Snacks flavor too
United Kingdom: January Potato Stocks reach parity with 2016 levels
Potato stock levels in Great Britain at the end of January 2017 were at a similar level as at the same time in 2016, despite a four-year low yield, according an AHDB survey of grower stocks.
Farmers in Tanzania benefit from more resilient potato varieties
Situated in the Northeast of Tanzania, the district of Lushoto is part of the so called highlands of Tanzania where potatoes are traditionally grown. Due to heat and lack of resilient potato varieties, farmers would often lose all the crop.
First Jersey Royals arrive in the United Kingdom
Early Potatoes: The much prized Jersey Royals hit the market for the first time this week, just slightly later than the first crop last year.
Argentina: Arranca la 40° Fiesta Provincial de la Papa de Otamendi
Desde este jueves y hasta el domingo inclusive, con organización del club Círculo Deportivo de esa localidad, se realizarán diferentes exposiciones agrícolas, varios shows artísticos y desfiles tradicionales. Jambao y Kapanga, los shows centrales.
Thursday, March 16, 2017
West Bengal Government to buy potatoes from farmers to stop suicides
A day after a potato farmer allegedly committed suicide after suffering heavy losses, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said the West Bengal govt will purchase 28,000 tonnes of potatoes for government meal programs in health centers and schools
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Potato Processors in Kenya contract 23,000 farmers to meet consumer demand
Some 23,000 farmers in 13 potato-producing counties in Kenya have signed contracts with various potato processing companies in the country to buy the produce to supply enough food to consumers.