April 28, 2020
Restaurant closures have slashed demand although ‘chip sales have been great,’. French fry sales are down across North America as tens of thousands of restaurants have closed during COVID-19, which means the potato industry has to adapt quickly.
April 28, 2020
The J.R. Simplot potato processing plant in Grand Forks has closed for two weeks, beginning on Thursday, April 23.
April 28, 2020
Belgians are being called upon to eat fries at least twice a week as more than 750,000 tons of potatoes are at risk of being thrown away.
April 27, 2020
Black Gold Farms, Grand Forks, N.D., will start the harvest of red potatoes in Texas soon. The company will be harvesting the potatoes for about a month, starting in early May in Pearsall, Texas, according to a news release.
April 27, 2020
AUSVEG, the peak industry body for Australia’s vegetable and potato growers, has welcomed McDonald’s commitment to display the country of origin of the ingredients in their products.
April 27, 2020
Los productores de A Limia han colocado ya un millón de kilos en la plataforma de Mercaproximidade.
April 27, 2020
La siembra ha quedado temporalmente suspendida por las lluvias persistentes de las últimas semanas, forzando a que se hayan escalonado, lo que supone una ventaja conveniente de cara a la comercialización de la patata.
April 27, 2020
The United States Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has confirmed the detection of Ralstonia solanacearum race 3 biovar 2 (RSr3b2) in a single variety of geranium plants located in a Michigan greenhouse.
April 27, 2020
La recolección en la Axarquía, que es la primera comarca en iniciar la cosecha, se desarrolla con normalidad y sin falta de mano de obra.
April 24, 2020
The new plant of BS Cocinados, S.L. in Funes (Navarre), Spain, produces ready-made Potato Omelettes. The new plant is an ambitious project which will significantly increase production capacity of the company.
April 22, 2020
Studies show that 70-80% of people research a company online before making a purchase. Shoppers search to find information about their potential food purchases in addition to the companies that produce it and what they stand for.
April 22, 2020
Yara North America, a market leader in crop nutrition, has joined the Potato Sustainability Alliance. As a member, Yara will work with processors, packers, buyers, grower organizations, conservation groups, academia, and other stakeholders.
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