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New disease-resistant potato made available

On the 42nd World Food Day, celebrated 16 October, the Global Crop Diversity Trust, known as the Crop Trust, as well as...

PSA helps keep spuds growing in the Gamtoos Valley

Plaas Media’s recently attended Potatoes South Africa’s (PSA) roadshow stopover in the Gamtoos Valley, which is home to three villages, namely Loerie,...

Zylem seed potatoes now trading as RegenZ

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes Zylem, the supplier of bulk seed potatoes based in KwaZulu-Natal, has transferred...

EU potato dumping threatens local industry

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes The battle between the local potato industry and global importers has a...

SOPIA shines the spotlight on the potato industry’s resilience

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes State of affairs addresses are not only hosted by and for local...

PIF shines the spotlight on potato value chain resilience

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes The Potato Industry Forum (PIF) hosted by Potatoes South Africa (PSA) took...

Download the first 2021 edition of CHIPS now

Click on the image to download the magazine. CHIPS is now in the Plaas Media stable! The first...

Two ways to grow potatoes at home

With the recent disruption of our day-to-day lives, which affected global buying patterns and created fears of limited access to food, there...

Agro-processing of root crops – part 2

Without the aid of food processing, we would not have the convenience of the large variety of food products available in supermarkets...