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Gambia Lifts Ban on Import of potatoes
President Adam Barrow has lifted a ban on the import of onions and potatoes into the West-African country Gambia.
US Potato Growers offer Trump suggestions to improve NAFTA
The National Potato Council (NPC) has sent a letter to President Trump with suggestions how the NAFTA agreement can be improved to benefit the potato trade.
Potatoes USA International Marketing Committee Meeting Overview
The Potatoes USA international marketing committee met prior to the Annual Meeting in Denver March 15 & 16. The committee heard how U.S. potato exports have grown 183% in the past 20 years and now account for close to 20% of production.
Government of Canada Helps Expand Markets for Canadian Potatoes
The Canadian Horticultural Council has received over $274,000 in Growing Forward 2 funding to help expand markets for Canadian potatoes.
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.
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.
First batch of US Seed Potatoes to arrive in Jining (China) next month.
The office for Inspection and Quarantine in Jining city (Shandong province, China), recently handled papers regarding the import of seed potatoes from the United States, one of the very first introductions of US seed potatoes into China in recent years.
Saturday, February 25, 2017
“Making the European Potato Trade great again! (it’s gonna be huge, it’s gonna be great, it’s true!)”
Under the provocative slogan 'Making the European Potato Trade great again! (it’s gonna be huge, it’s gonna be great, it’s true!)', the Europatat Congress 2017 will focus on two major current issues for the potato sector: plant health and trade.
Wednesday, February 22, 2017