8th April, 2013, Kufri
Dr N. K. Krishna Kumar, Deputy Director General (Horticulture) inaugurated ‘Potato Processing Plant’ and ‘Potato Park’ (sales outlet) at Research Station of Central Potato Research Institute (CPRI), Kufri. This is the first plant established by CPRI with aim of increasing the visibility of ICAR among consumers. The products such as chips will be prepared from the processing varieties of potato viz. Kufri Chipsona 1 and Kufri Chipsona 3 and French Fries would be prepared from variety Kufri Frysona.
The Chips and par-fried French Fries will be prepared at potato processing facility at CPRS, Kufri. Freshly prepared French Fries and Chips with the name ‘Golden Chips’ will be sold at Potato Park which is near Cheeni Bangla. Kufri is one of the most popular destinations visited by large number of tourists every year.
(Source: CPRI, Kufri)