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Food waste reduction remains high on the agenda for retailers. With this in mind, British retailer Asda has launched a range of packed potatoes using a film which it claims has a significant increase when compared with conventional pack. This is due to modifying the atmosphere in the pack.
Extending the life of fresh produce during [...]
At the beginning of this month, case Russia banned the import of potatoes from the European Union for phytosanitary reasons. The Russians say that numerous controls on potatoes originating from Belgium, site Czech Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Holland, Lithuania, Spain and the UK have shown the presence of micro-organisms that need to be [...]
Consumption of potatoes is falling throughout Central and Eastern Europe and that is despite prices now being at a record low – with new potatoes even cheaper than ‘old’ potatoes in Poland, Czech Republic and Slovakia at present. The trend is clearly one which was observed in western Europe many years ago as being one [...]
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