Wednesday, 19 September 2018

 

Germany faces a severe potato shortage as a consequence of unusually hot and dry weather this summer, the German Farming Society (DLG) warned.

 

The Irish Food Board (Bord Bia) will organize this year’s Irish National Potato Day on Friday, October 5. The annual celebration honors Ireland’s most loved crop and encourages consumers to recognize its nutritional value and experiment with new and exciting recipes.  

 

About a quarter of the workers at the Cape Cod Potato Chips facility on Breeds Hill Road were laid off Wednesday during a meeting at the Resort and Conference Center at Hyannis, Massachusetts, USA.

 

The USD1.8bn in international potato sales is the highest ever for the United States, which means the value of total US exports of potatoes and potato products increased by 2.37% for the July 2017 - June 2018 marketing year compared to the previous marketing year.

 

Vanmark, a potato and produce processing equipment manufacturer, has announced a new facility in Bengaluru, India, expanding its capabilities in the Southeast Asia food processing market. 



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