About Us


About Us

Global Reach and Impact

Our Mission

The World Potato Congress creates the value chain network to lead sustainable growth and development of the potato to meet increased global use and demand

Our Vision

Our vision for World Potato Congress Inc. is to become a premier networking organization, which has global reach and creates meaning for its membership by facilitating links of communication and information sharing throughout the world potato community.

The Organization

World Potato Congress Inc. is a non-profit organization supported by a group of volunteer directors representing potato jurisdictions around the world.
Congress Events are hosted in partnership with local host committees.

A Brief History

Since 1993, World Potato Congress Inc. has been the proud sponsor of the world’s most diverse potato conference. To date successful Congress events have been held in:

Charlottetown, Canada – 1993
Harrogate, United Kingdom – 1994
Durban, South Africa – 1997
Amsterdam, The Netherlands – 2000
Kunming, China – 2004
Boise, USA – 2006
Christchurch, New Zealand – 2009
Edinburgh, Scotland – 2012
Yanqing, China – 2015