Around 30 agro-technicians and management professionals from more than 10 provinces and autonomous regions, including Shandong, Anhui and Gansu, completed a three-day training course co-organized by PepsiCo and the Ministry of Agriculture (MOA) in Chifeng, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region Thursday [26 June 2014]. During the course, which focuses on sustainable potato farming and farm management, PepsiCo shared modern farm management practices and answered questions on the practical problems of potato farming. Participants were also invited to visit a local farm managed by PepsiCo to have a look at state-of-the-art machinery and learn advanced plantation methods…Full Article: The Global Times June 2014

Key Point

  • In September 2011, PepsiCo and China’s Ministry of Agriculture signed a Memorandum of Understanding to promote the use of advanced production technologies and agri-management technicques.

ChinaAg Comment

  • As of May 2013, PepsiCo Foods (China) Co Ltd has seven potato farms located across China including regions such as Inner Mongolia and Hubei province. All production is harvested to make to make potato chips.

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