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Potatoes NZ Inc. communicates on a variety of key industry topics and activities. We do this through a variety of communications tools:



  • NZ Grower Magazine – contributing articles and funding to NZ Grower magazine published by Horticulture New Zealand and distributed free to all commercial vegetable and berryfruit growers, including all members of Potatoes NZ Inc.
  • Email Newsletter – a monthly potato industry email newsletter distributed to the wider potato industry which features a wide variety of information both global and domestic relating to the key activities of the potato industry.
  • Media Coverage – Potatoes NZ Inc. and the NZ potato industry frequently receive media coverage on a wide variety of subjects.

See the posts below for the latest communications from Potatoes NZ Inc. or select one of the communications tools from the menu.

NZ’s favourite chips found

The Best Chip Shop Competition is back after a 4-year hiatus. 51 stores (see list below) have been awarded Highly Commended Chips … Read More

Profiting from improving table potato quality and pack-out

A recently published Ontario Produce Marketing Association research report proposes how improving table potato quality and pack-out can increase profitability. Click here … Read More

Dickeya dianthicola found in Western Australia

Dickeya dianthicola has been found in a commercial potato crop north of Perth, Western Australia – read more… Dickeya dianthicola Photo … Read More

Priority pest list – Potatoes NZ

The GIA Deed outlines the principles for the partnership and the commitments that each Signatory makes to engage in the … Read More

Gene editing and its impact in the US potato industry

There has been discussion in the Potato industry and world-wide media about CRISPR technology and its impact on breeding new … Read More

51 Regional Finalists announced in Best Chip Shop Competition

The Chip Group is delighted to announce that 51 stores across New Zealand will receive Highly Commended Chips awards, and … Read More

e-newsletter #63 – June 2017

June has been an incredibly busy month with conference organisation, R&D planning, the Best Chip Shop Competition reaching finals stage, Biosecurity meetings and plenty … Read More

China’s fry imports fall by a third 

China’s fry imports in May were down nearly a third compared to the same month in 2016, with the US … Read More

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