Gujarat Potato Farmers

Big victory for Gujarat potato farmers as PepsiCo withdraws all cases against them

Farmers' rights groups welcomed the move saying that while the company was taught a lesson by alert citizens, the government must actively take measures to support the right of farmers.

published on : 10th May 2019

After withdrawing lawsuits against potato farmers, Pepsico to hold meeting with Gujarat govt

To a query, Mr Patel said as the company has already announced the withdrawal of lawsuits demanding compensation, farmers will not be present in the meeting.

published on : 3rd May 2019

PepsiCo to withdraw lawsuit against Gujarat potato farmers

PepsiCo in April sued four farmers for cultivating a potato variety grown exclusively for its popular Lay's potato chips.

published on : 3rd May 2019

'Buy Lay's potato seeds from PepsiCo, sell produce to firm': MNC proposes settlement to farmers it sued

Nine farmers from Sabarkantha and Aravalli districts are being sued by PepsiCo for allegedly growing a variety of potatoes for which it has claimed Plant Variety Protection (PVP) rights.

published on : 26th April 2019