Europatat Congress to examine potato trade, consumption trends

The first Polish edition of the Europatat Congress will focus on the impact of the geopolitical landscape on the potato trade. The event, slated fo... READ MORE »

U.S. potato exports reach a record $2.1 billion in 2022

U.S. potato exports reached a record $2.1 billion in 2022, an increase of 11% from the previous year. A Trade Data Monitor analysis found that whil... READ MORE »

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Export value increases for all U.S. potato types

The international markets across the globe are showing solid signs of recovery, and the value of U.S. potato exports was up for all potato types from ... READ MORE »

NPC to CFIA: Modernize long-term management plan to prevent PEI potato wart spread

An advisory panel created in the wake of a political firestorm over the Prince Edward Island (PEI) potato wart crisis submitted a report in late Janua... READ MORE »

U.S. potato export value increases as demand rebounds

Across the globe, restaurants are back to operating at normal capacity, borders are opening for tourism, and many consumers are looking for high-quali... READ MORE »

CFIA commits to modernizing potato wart plan on PEI

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) announced to the U.S. their intention to “modernize” the Long Term Management Plan that is intended to ... READ MORE »

Michigan Dept. of Agriculture gets bacterial ring rot testing approval for seed potato export to Canada

In October 2022, the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development’s (MDARD) Plant Pathology Laboratory became one of nine laboratories n... READ MORE »

USDA report on PEI: Extent of potato wart crisis likely larger, current mitigation insufficient

On October 14, USDA’s Animal Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) released a comprehensive report on the current status of the potato wart crisis... READ MORE »

NPC CEO meets with Mexican secretary of agriculture and Mexican ambassador on inflation

On Oct. 12, National Potato Council (NPC) CEO Kam Quarles met with Mexican Secretary of Agriculture Victor Villalobos and Mexican Ambassador to th... READ MORE »

Lamb Weston Holdings announces investment in new french fry processing line in Argentina

Lamb Weston Holdings announced Sept. 6 an expansion of french fry processing capacity in Argentina with the planned construction of a new manufacturin... READ MORE »

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