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World Potato Congress Inc. is a non-profit organization supported by a group of volunteer Directors and International Advisors representing potato jurisdictions around the world.

World Potato Congress Inc. is a premier global networking organization which creates opportunities by facilitating communication and information sharing throughout the world potato community.

Join us for the 11th world potato congress

31 May - 3 June 2021, Dublin, Ireland

The Congress functions to promote sharing of information on all aspects of the potato industry. Delegates represent industry sectors in both developed countries and countries with developing potato industries.

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11TH WORLD POTATO CONGRESS
WPC2021 IRELAND MAY 31 - JUNE 3, 2021

It is envisaged that 1,000 delegates, from developing and developed countries across the globe, including growers, researchers, producers, traders, processors and manufacturers, will attend the Congress. The Irish Potato Federation has also secured the simultaneous hosting of the Europatat Congress, which is the annual congress of the European association of the potato trade. Both events will become a week-long focus on the potato, the third most important food crop in terms of global consumption.

‘Unsung potato heroes’: Indigenous peoples hold the past and future of food in their hands – @potatonewstoday Today https://www.potatonewstoday.com/2020/08/10/unsung-potato-heroes-indigenous-peoples-hold-the-past-and-future-of-food-in-their-hands/ @parquedelapapa #Peru @Cipotato @wpcongress

@Cipotato 2019 annual report celebrates a year of discovery, innovation and impact https://www.potatonewstoday.com/2020/08/09/cips-2019-annual-report-celebrates-a-year-of-discovery-innovation-and-impact/ via @potatonewstoday @wpcongress Meet CIP also @wpc2021Ireland in Dublin !

@wpcongress opens industry award nominations for @wpc2021Ireland in Dublin ! https://www.potatonewstoday.com/2020/08/09/world-potato-congress-inc-industry-award-nominations-now-open/

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Awards presented by World Potato Congress Inc.

Recognize outstanding contribution and leadership in respect to the development and progress of the global potato industry by nominating for the industry awards. Selected nominees will be awarded at the 2021 11th World Potato Congress in Dublin, Ireland.

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The World Potato Congress Inc. Industry Award Nominations are Now Open

August 10, 2020

The President and CEO of the World Potato Congress Inc. (WPC), Mr. Romain Cools, Belgium and the Chairman of the WPC Industry Awards Committee, Mr. Tamas Houlihan, Executive Director of the Potato & Vegetable Growers Association, Wisconsin, USA are pleased to announce that nominations are now being called for the…

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The World Potato Congress Inc. Welcomes Potatoes South Africa as its Newest Sustaining Partner

July 20, 2020

The World Potato Congress Inc. Board of Directors is extremely pleased to announce Potatoes South Africa as WPC’s first Sustaining Partner from Africa. President & CEO Romain Cools stated: “With Potatoes South Africa joining the WPC Sustaining Partner family, it further illustrates that the World Potato Congress is a global…

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The World Potato Congress Inc. Announces Three New Directors to its Board

June 10, 2020

Romain Cools, President and CEO of the World Potato Congress Inc. (WPC) is pleased to announce that three new Directors are being be appointed to its Board effective July 1, 2020. Dr. Nigel Crump, Australia and Mrs. Elven Huang, China are former WPC International Advisors and Mr. Bret Nedrow, USA…

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Webinar June 25, 2020 at 09:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time with Burkhard Kuhlmann Presenting

June 10, 2020

World Potato Congress Inc. Webinar June 25, 2020 at 09:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time with Burkhard Kuhlmann Presenting: “Mechanisation Levels for the Global Potato Industry” The World Potato Congress Inc. is very pleased to be continuing its webinar series. We are very delighted to feature Mr. Burkhard Kuhlmann who will…

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The World Potato Congress Inc. Industry Award Nominations are Now Open

August 10, 2020

The President and CEO of the World Potato Congress Inc. (WPC), Mr. Romain Cools, Belgium and the Chairman of the…

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The World Potato Congress Inc. Welcomes Potatoes South Africa as its Newest Sustaining Partner

July 20, 2020

The World Potato Congress Inc. Board of Directors is extremely pleased to announce Potatoes South Africa as WPC’s first Sustaining…

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The World Potato Congress Inc. Announces Three New Directors to its Board

June 10, 2020

Romain Cools, President and CEO of the World Potato Congress Inc. (WPC) is pleased to announce that three new Directors…

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Webinar June 25, 2020 at 09:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time with Burkhard Kuhlmann Presenting

June 10, 2020

World Potato Congress Inc. Webinar June 25, 2020 at 09:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time with Burkhard Kuhlmann Presenting: “Mechanisation Levels…

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