Heihe Exports of Fresh Produce to Russia’s Blagoveshchensk On the Rise

Heihe Port on the China-Russia border registered strong growth in fruit and vegetable exports to Russia in the first three quarters of this year, data from the port showed Monday [16 October 2017. As of September, a total of 57,500 tonnes of fruits and vegetables were exported from China to Russia via the port, up

China and Kazakhstan Establish Potato Research Facility in Xinjiang Region

A potato research institute has been established in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. The institute, co-founded by research agencies and companies from China and Kazakhstan, aims to increase regional exchanges for the development of the potato industry…Full Article: Xinhua Sept 2017 Key Points By 2020, according to the Ministry of Agriculture, China hopes to

China Maintains Anti-Dumping Duties on EU Potato Starch Imports

China’s Ministry of Commerce (MOC) has decided to extend anti-subsidy duties levied on potato starch imported from the EU for another five years, starting Saturday [16 September 2017]. Potato starch imports from the EU are subject to anti-subsidy duties ranging from 7.5 to 12.4 percent, according to an MOC ruling on Sept 17, 2011…Full Article:

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

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