Agricultural Marketing Board Mauritius

Mktg board forecasts bumper potato yield

According to the Agricultural Marketing Board (AMB), the potato harvest will be excellent this year and is expected to reach 19,000 tonnes. Some 2,500 tonnes of seeds were sowed this season and should yield an additional 100 tonnes of potatoes compared to last year. Jean Pierre Rouillard, general manager of Copesud at Britannia, said that [...]

28 Jun 2011, The Independent Daily