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Potatoes South Africa

Potatoes South Africa is a non-profit company incorporated under the South African Companies Act No 71 of 2008 whose main objective is to serve, protect and promote the interests of the South African potato industry.

In terms of its role in the potato industry, Potatoes South Africa operates as an organisation and its structure represents a network of participating role players and individuals who have the development and competitiveness of the industry at heart.

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+27 (0)12 349 1906
6 De Havilland Crescent, Persequor Techno Park, Persequor, Park Pretoria

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Potatoes key to solving SA malnutrition challenges

As South Africa joins in celebrating World Food Day on 16 October, the spotlight has been thrust on the growing triple burden of malnutrition facing vulnerable households – especially given rising food insecurity and the loss of livelihoods in the…

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The Dendron cultivar trial was harvested on 30 September 2021. Images by Chantel du Raan, Potatoes South Africa Researcher.
The Dendron cultivar trial was harvested on 30 September 2021. Images by Chantel du Raan, Potatoes South Africa Researcher.
The Dendron cultivar trial was harvested on 30 September 2021. Images by Chantel du Raan, Potatoes South Africa Researcher.
The Dendron cultivar trial was harvested on 30 September 2021. Images by Chantel du Raan, Potatoes South Africa Researcher.

Update on the Dendron cultivar trial

The Dendron cultivar trial was planted on 11 May 2021 at Zandput Farm. These independent trials enable farmers to evaluate which cultivar, especially new cultivars, will perform best under their environmental conditions. Thirteen cultivars were planted in a randomised complete…

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Potatoes and heart health [News, Plaas TV]

Immaculate Zinde from Potatoes SA discusses the role of potatoes in managing heart health. To view the Plaas TV / Farm TV television interview with Immaculate Zinde, Marketing Manager of Potatoes South Africa, click here.

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Potatoes’ supply and demand (News, Caldon FM)

Jano Bezuidenhout, information specialist from Potatoes South Africa, was interviewed by Caledon FM on 16 September 2021 to talk about the current state of the industry regarding supply and demand. The interview is in Afrikaans and was broadcast during the…

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Harvest SA magazine [News]: Sept | Oct Edition

The "Heart Mark" is the most important statement of approval for potatoes yet. The Heart Mark endorsement programme is part of ongoing efforts by the Heart and Stroke foundation to reduce the number of deaths in South Africa from preventable…

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