Scottish Research Scientists to Work with Shandong’s Xisen Potato Industry Group

Scottish potato experts have joined forces with China’s potato processor Xisen Potato Industry Group to create a 3 million-pound ($3.87 million) potato research facility in Shandong Province. Xisen and the Chinese government will fund the lab which will be run in collaboration with potato scientists from the James Hutton Institute, an agricultural research center based

China’s Epoch Agriculture Signed Cassava Agreement with Tanzania

The government has described a-one billion US dollar partnership agreement on commercialisation of cassava farming and processing with Tanzania Agricultural Export Processing Zone Limited and Epoch Agriculture (TAEPZ) from China as a big boost towards industrialization…Full Article: Daily News Jan 2017 Key Points According to the Executive Director of Tanzania Private Sector Foundation (TPSF), Tanzania

Beijing Potato Processor to Open New Factory in Inner Mongolia in 2017

The first phase of Beijing Kaida Hengye Agricultural Technology Development Co Ltd’s new and fully automated potato processing plant in Ulanqab, the Inner Mongolia autonomous region, will start full-scale output in March [2017], a company official said. According to Guo Yonghui, general manager of the company’s operations in Inner Mongolia, Kaida has invested 500 million

China to Review Anti-Subsidy Duty on Potato Starch Imported from the EU

China will review anti-subsidy duties levied on potato starch imported from the EU as they are due to expire, the Ministry of Commerce announced on Wednesday [14 September 2016]. The review was requested by China Starch Industry Association over concerns that should the duties be scrapped domestic producers would suffer…Full Article: China Daily Sept 2016

Shandong Food Processor Signs Agreement with US-owned Potato Processor to Produce French Fries

TaiMei Potato Industry Ltd, a Chinese potato processor belonging to Lamb Weston, signed an agreement with American Lorain Corporation, to produce the Lorain brand of French fries in China…Full Article: Frozen Food Europe Feb 2016 Key Point TaiMei Potato produced 10 metric tons of French fries per hour. ChinaAg Comments Founded in 2010 and headquartered

Researchers in Gansu Province Develop NPK-rich Waste Water from Potato Processing Factories for Potential Irrigation Use

Scientists in China have developed a way of making fertilizer from waste water discharged by potato processing plants, solving a pollution problem which has held back China’s potato ambitions. China sees potatoes as a new staple food to ensure food security, but protein-rich water discharged by starch processors, a major buyer of the spuds, has

Potato Expo in Beijing Highlights Chinese Market Potential

Potatoes seem like an unlikely ingredient for ice cream, but the allure of tasting the strange concoction had dozens of visitors lining-up at the China Kitchen exhibition at the 2015 World Potato Congress in Beijing. The 1,000-square-meter stall was serving up to 100 potato-based foods, from noodles to sweet purple drinks, developed by Xisen Potato