Ireland imported 72,000 tons of potatoes last year, as total imports of goods cost approximately €79 billion. These figures come from the Central Statistics Office which also revealed that Ireland exported €123 billion worth of goods in 2017.
During the Interpom trade show, the Belgian region of Wallonie presented the Louisa variety, created in Belgium using classical selection techniques (non-GMO).
Rosselkhoznadzor specialists will visit Germany and the Netherlands between December 2 and 8 of this year, at the invitation of the Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture of the Federal Republic of Germany and Food and Consumer Product Safety Autho
Sebbene il mercato delle cipolle al momento stia andando bene, quello delle patate è in crisi. "I nostri prezzi sono sicuramente buoni, ma tutti si aspettavano qualcosa in più.
Wisconsin certainly had its share of weather challenges in 2018. Much of the Wisconsin potato fields received a major layer of snow while seed shipping and the commercial planting season was underway.
A very wet November has mushed up to 10 percent of the potato crop of a South Canterbury farmer. Potato grower Jeff Bleeker, a supplier to Makikihi Fries, said significant surface water had caused seeds to rot.
Farmers around Deesa, known as India’s ‘potato bowl’, are facing a problem of oversupply, which could force them dump their produce.
The popularity of sweet potatoes is continuing to grow steadily in Australia, and so McCain Foods is introducing new oven-baked chips to the freezer aisle of supermarkets.