The Commonwealth Potato Collection (CPC), an invaluable repository of potato germplasm held in trust by the James Hutton Institute with support from the Scottish Government, is set to make the first deposit of plant genetic material by a UK institution into the Global Seed Vault. The deposit is built in accordance with the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture and the Convention on Biological Diversity.
Potandon Produce LLC, the industry leader in fresh potato innovation, announces immediate availability on both organic red and organic yellow potatoes from the Red River Valley: Norland, Red Ruby and Agata.
Agriculture Minister Akram Chehayeb has announced a decision that would block companies from importing certain produce without prior approval, in an apparent response to demands by local farmers struggling to sell their products.
Mirica Farm in Romania is preparing to develop one of the most modern storage facilities for potatoes in East Europe with a capacity of 3,000 tons by accessing a UE grant.