Demonstration projects packing of table potatoes in Argentina

Country Argentina
Year 2013-2015
Keywords Demonstrating of packing, Buenos Aires, Cordoba, Mendoza
Assignment GITAHpapa, Buenos Aires
Funding 2g@there subsidy, EVD, the Hague + private
Affiliation

Specific activities are:

  • Multiplication of seed potatoes in 28/50 mm size ( whole tubers) 
  • Registration of inputs, costs, yields
  • Demonstration days for the seed potato sector and governmental inspection services
  • Cultivation of ware potatoes from the improved seeds (non-cut tubers)
  • Registration of inputs, costs, yields
  • Demonstration days for mechanisation
  • Packing of potatoes via automatic packing lines
  • Demonstrations in 4 different locations, covering South East Buenos Aires, Tandil (Bs.As.), Villa Dolores (Cor.) and Mendoza
Workshop and demonstration of potato packaging