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Covid-19 threatens the South African potato industry
Covid-19 threatens the South African potato industryArticle

The South African potato industry is under threat due to a surplus of frozen and processed potato products in Europe. This surplus is a result of a decreased demand brought on by the worldwide Covid-19 pandemic...

11 Sep 2020

Eastern Free State potato industry in focus
Eastern Free State potato industry in focusArticle

The countrywide evaluation of potato cultivars is conducted annually under the auspices of the various potato working groups of Potatoes SA, with the aim to evaluate the potential of cultivars in the various environmental conditions throughout the country...

Izak Hofmeyr 16 May 2018

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Global potato processing market to surpass $3,500m by 2025Article

Processed food is estimated to be the dominant application segment in the potato processing market in 2017...

Sayali Tribhuvan 12 Jan 2018

Farmers in dilemma as potato prices drop
Farmers in dilemma as potato prices dropArticle

A bumper harvest of Irish potatoes has pushed the prices of potatoes low, with dealers scrambling to come up with mechanisms to stabilise the prices and avoid losses to farmers...

Emmanuel Ntirenganya 27 Dec 2017

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17 counties set to revive pyrethrum farmingArticle

17 pyrethrum growing counties are working on forming an economic bloc in an effort to revive the collapsed industry...

Waikwa Maina and Francis Mureithi 3 Nov 2017

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#WTP: New campaign heroes the potatoArticle

To create intrigue and interest around one of South Africa's most popular vegetables - the potato - Potatoes SA has launched a new #WTP campaign to inform and educate about...

30 Sep 2016

From left to right: JP van den Berg and his wife Linné; Sanette Thiart, Managing Director, Potato Certification Service, and Hennie van der Westhuizen, Business Manager Central, Bayer
2016 Seed Potato Grower of the year announcedArticle

During the Seed Potato Grower's forum in Umhlanga, KwaZulu-Natal, JP van den Berg from Northwest was named Seed Potato Grower for 2016...

23 Sep 2016

The 'foreign' impact on South Africa's potato industry
The 'foreign' impact on South Africa's potato industryArticle

Insight Survey's latest Carbohydrate Landscape Report comprises extensive primary research in order to ascertain and provide detailed insight into the current impact of the 'foreign' on domestic market dynamics...

Issued by Insight Survey 6 Jul 2015

French fry imports a threat to SA potato industry
French fry imports a threat to SA potato industryArticle

Potatoes South Africa (PSA) has formally asked the government to intervene on its behalf regarding the influx of frozen French fries into South Africa, which threatens the survival of the local potato processing industry.

Andries Mahlangu 30 Apr 2012

Potato industry awards McCain's Dr Ben Pieterse
Potato industry awards McCain's Dr Ben PieterseArticle

Dr Ben Pieterse, Agronomy Manager for potatoes at frozen food producer, McCain, has recently been awarded the Solanum Tuberosum Meritum Award for excellent performance.

7 Dec 2011

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