Potato

3 Results

  • Potato crunch causes chip shortage in Japan

    Potato crunch causes chip shortage in Japan

    Japan is currently facing a shortage of potato chips, leading to spiking of prices and emptying of supermarket shelves, officials said on Monday. One month into the shortage, a bag of pizza-flavoured potato chips, produced by Japanese firm Calbee, originally......

    May 1, 2017
  • Potato growers protest, demand storage facility for their produce

    Potato growers protest, demand storage facility for their produce

    Despite the bumper potato crop this season, farmers are forced to come out on the streets and protest against the policies of the state government. Displeased by the low price fixed by the government, the farmers in the region are......

    April 28, 2017
  • Potato output to hit near record level at 47 m tonne

    Potato output to hit near record level at 47 m tonne

    The country's potato production is estimated to be around 47 million tonnes this year, just behind the all-time high witnessed in 2014. The output stood at 43.4 million tonnes in 2015-16 crop year (July-June), while last record was 48 million......

    April 18, 2017