Odisha shifts focus to vegetable, fruit production

State ranks 7th in production of vegetables and 11th in fruits

published on : 24th September 2021

Cotton farmers make rich pickings, potato growers in peril

Most of the buyers are from Tamil Nadu as a majority of textile industries are situated in Tirupur and Erode where raw cotton is processed and the yarn exported to Bangladesh.

published on : 24th September 2021

50 per cent power subsidy for Odisha's cold stores

The much-needed relief to the cold storage owners came after six years of the launch of the State Potato Mission in 2015.

published on : 15th August 2021

After ITC, Britannia forays into new-found potato biscuit category

Shifting preferences and the emergence of small producers are among the changes transforming the biscuits industry.

published on : 29th July 2021

Assam potato merchant balances book of life by giving employment, financial aid to poor

Sanjay Kumar Agarwalla has walked his way from being a potato shop employee to being one of the top potato merchants of Upper Assam all of it with a touch of the surreal.

published on : 2nd May 2021

Trucks with groceries from other States unwilling to come to Bengaluru; onion, potato market shifted to Dasanapura 

A total of 1,980 wholesale shops employ nearly 2,000 workers at different wholesale shops here which deal with onion, garlic, potatoes, rice, atta, sugar, pulses, chillies and jaggery, among others.

published on : 26th April 2021

Eating potato as effective as carbohydrate gels

The researchers recruited 12 participants who were healthy and devoted to their sport, averaging 165 miles per week on their bicycles.

published on : 19th October 2019

Eating too many potato chips during pregnancy may harm the baby

The finding, published in The Journal of Physiology, found that eating a diet with three times the recommended daily intake of linoleic acid might be harmful in pregnancy.

published on : 25th May 2019