May 18, 2020
Tasmanian potato growers, who produce the bulk of Australia’s French fries, are having a disastrous harvest. Months of wet weather is making it impossible to get onto paddocks in parts of the state.
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 08, 2020
Raj Singh joins the team as Group Aftermarket & Services Manager.
April 01, 2020
Farmers are among New Zealand's essential workers, so farms and fields are remaining busy keeping food on Kiwis' plates. And despite panic-buying, there is no shortage. New Zealand could survive on potatoes alone.
March 20, 2020
AUSVEG and the Produce Marketing Association of Australia – New
Zealand (PMA-ANZ) have decided to postpone Hort Connections 2020, which was
due to be held from 15-17 June 2020 at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre.
March 13, 2020
Dutch potato storage specialist Tolsma-Grisnich has built a new storage facility for The Rakaia Hub Ltd in New Zealand.
March 06, 2020
Four of the largest potato producers in Australia want to convert 100% of their potato waste into commercial benefit through their partnership with the Fight Food Waste Cooperative Research Centre (CRC).
December 18, 2019
In Australia, Smith’s has announced they’re releasing a new sweet potato chip and not everyone is convinced the unorthodox flavour will be a hit.
October 27, 2019
Adelaide, South Australia has been named as the host city for the 2023 World Potato Congress (WPC), the first time this event has been held in Australia. The announcement was made during Potatoes South Australia’s Annual Industry Dinner and Auction.
October 22, 2019
Backed overwhelmingly by industry, the Potato Growers Association of Western Australia (PGAWA) is moving forward to establish an export entity by May 2020.
October 15, 2019
Nadia & Alf Taylor, co-founders of tna, a leading food processing and packaging solutions provider located in Sydney, Australia, were presented with insignias commemorating their appointment as Members (AM) of the Order of Australia.
September 20, 2019
New Zealand supermarket chain Countdown says its biggest selling potatoes are white washed potatoes. Customers also prefer that their potatoes are locally grown
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