11TH WORLD POTATO CONGRESS
WPC2021 IRELAND MAY 24-27, 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.

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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Vice President of Peru and Food Forever Champion @MecheAF hosted a dinner with business leaders at the @wpcongress to discuss safeguarding potato diversity - for the future of their companies and consumers!

Thanks to @Cipotato and @CropTrust for joining: https://t.co/xWekbcdX3i

The Belgian potato sector illustrates it’s social engagement at the World Potato Congress in Peru https://t.co/oHAa0Lxbt9 @WPCPeru @Triasngo @wpcongress @Food_be #BelgianFries #JamesBint @belgiumbe #belgapom

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