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Campos de papa cultivados
Octubre 10, 2023

Temporada difícil para los productores de semilla en Europa afectará la disponibilidad para los mercados de exportación

La temporada de cultivo de 2023 trajo desafíos sin precedentes para los productores de semilla de papa en Europa. Condiciones climáticas desfavorables y una reducción en la superficie sembrada han provocado retrasos en la siembra, disminución de los rendimientos y una importante escasez de semilla.
‘Climate breakdown’: 2023 likely to be hottest year humanity has experienced in European countries
Septiembre 10, 2023

‘Climate breakdown’: 2023 expected to be hottest year humanity has experienced

Scientists confirmed this week that summer 2023 was the hottest season the world has ever seen by a large margin. Europe is warming almost twice as fast as the global average, at about 2.2C above pre-industrial times.
EU Commission publishes legally binding food waste reduction targets for 2030
Julio 24, 2023

EU Commission publishes legally binding food waste reduction targets for 2030

As part of a package of measures for a sustainable use of natural resources, the European Commission is proposing to set legally binding food waste reduction targets to be achieved by Member States (MS) by 2030.
Global coalition of fresh produce calls for urgent policy measures to safeguard.
Abril 02, 2023

Global Coalition of Fresh Produce (GCFP) Report Highlights Challenges Threatening Economic Viability of Fresh Produce Sector Worldwide

A recent report by the Global Coalition of Fresh Produce (GCFP) analyses the global trading environment for fresh fruits and vegetables and concludes a number of challenges threatening the long-term economic viability of the fresh produce sector worldwide.

Joint Statement – Efforts for more sustainable packaging for the fruit and vegetables sector should be based on realistic, fair, and feasible targets for real environmental impact reduction
Marzo 28, 2023

European Produce Associations Call for Revised Packaging Regulations to Support Sustainable Practices in the Fruit and Vegetable Sector

Copa-Cogeca, Freshfel Europe, the European Fresh Produce Association, and Europatat, the European Potato Trade Association, have taken note of the European Commission’s proposal for a Regulation on Packaging and Packaging Waste that was published on 30 November 2022
Launch of a new project 'WASTELESS' to measure and reduce food losses and waste in the EU
Marzo 03, 2023

Europatat participates in new EU project 'WASTELESS' to measure and reduce food loss

Potato trade association Europatat will participate in EU project WASTELESS, which aims to develop tools for measuring food loss and waste in the EU food supply chain, currently estimated at 88 million tonnes every year.
Fluvius brings extra power to fast-growing Agristo Wielsbeke
Noviembre 24, 2022

More electrical power for fast-growing potato processor Agristo Wielsbeke

In recent weeks, power network company Fluvius has carried out important construction works near the West Flemish producer of potato products Agristo in Wielsbeke.
Klimanager energy management software and Self-Consumption
Noviembre 23, 2022

Storing energy in your potato storage: KLIM'TOP Klimanager energy management software optimizes for Self-Consumption

KLIM’TOP Controls manufactures, sells and installs cooling units and ventilation systems for the farm industry, and more precisely for long-term storage root vegetables such as potatoes.
Summary of EUPPA Conference 2022
Noviembre 03, 2022

EUPPA Conference focuses on sustainability in the potato processing sector

The Conference main theme was 'EUPPA driving sustainability across the potato processing sector'. It was the first gathering of the kind since the Covid-19 outbreak.
Starch Europe Announces Decarbonisation Roadmap.
Octubre 14, 2022

Starch Europe adopts Decarbonisation Roadmap

Starch Europe announced the adoption and publication of a sector-wide decarbonisation Roadmap 2019-2030.
At their yearly conference, returning this year to an in person event
Septiembre 22, 2022

NEPG: El cambio climático reducirá la producción total de patata en Bélgica, Países Bajos, Francia y Alemania entre un 7 y un 11 porciento a pesar del aumento de hectáreas

Durante su última reunión previa a Potato Europe 2022, los Productores de Papa del Noroeste de Europa (NEPG) estiman que la producción mundial de papa en la zona NEPG (EU-04) se reducirá entre un 7 y un 11 por ciento.
Why the food industry needs to think about sustainability.
Agosto 16, 2022

Why the food industry needs to think about sustainability

When businesses behave with sustainability, it’s not only society that benefits – this can also help bring in new business. Stefaan Kennis, Director of Strategy, Market Intelligence and Sustainability at TOMRA Food.

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How potato growers and processors can gain from the latest sorting technologies

It’s not easy for potato growers and processors to always ensure food safety or meet customers’ specified standards. For one thing, all sorts of foreign materials get mixed up with potatoes when they’re harvested.
Mayo 16, 2022

ADAPT desarrolla patatas tolerantes al estrés

¿Cómo responden las diferentes papas al estrés por calor, sequía y anegamiento? Científicos respaldados por la UE están investigando los cambios que hacen que las papas sean resistentes o susceptibles.
TOMRA Food announces new brand strategy, affirming its future direction and broader role in society
Abril 05, 2022

TOMRA Food announces new brand strategy, affirming its future direction and broader role in society

TOMRA Food has unveiled a new brand strategy that highlights the value it creates for customers and food production worldwide, spotlights the ambition it shares with customers
EUPPA Sustainability map: sustainable agriculture initiatives
Marzo 03, 2022

European potato processors put sustainability at centre stage

The European Potato Processors’ Association (EUPPA) released a special report highlighting progress made in recent years by the sector across key areas of environmental sustainability and corporate social responsibility.
Una envasadora de patatas belga propone platos preparados veganos.
Octubre 18, 2021

Warnez Potato, una envasadora de patatas belga propone platos preparados veganos

Una envasadora de patatas belga propone platos preparados veganos. La cosecha de las patatas belgas presenta una serie de desafíos en términos de calidad, de acuerdo con Geoffrey Delbaere, gerente de ventas de Warnez Potatoes.
Vegetable and Potato Processing Research center VEG-i-TEC opens its doors
Octubre 07, 2021

Vegetable and Potato Processing Research center VEG-i-TEC opens its doors

A lot of water, energy and nutrition is lost during the processing of vegetables and potatoes. Scientists from Ghent University, together with partners Flanders' FOOD, Howest, VITO and Vlakwa, are therefore reviewing the processing process from A to Z in the VEG-i-TEC research center.

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