Emsland Group invests over 33.9 million euros in a new plant for drying and modification of potato and pea starch: Project WaltrAut - Construction is on Schedule
    September 22, 2020
    In the past few months, a lot has happened at the Emsland Group's headquarters in Emlichheim. The construction of a new plant for drying and modification of potato and pea starch is progressing rapidly.
    FPS Keeps It Cool – and Efficient
    September 22, 2020
    FPS Food Process Solutions, a leading supplier of freezers for potato processing, installed Rockwell Automation's distributed control system PlantPAx DCS for precise and consistent control of a tunnel freezer for french fries and a spiral freezer for potato specialties
    US Restaurant Sales up in August, but Operators Remain Concerned
    September 22, 2020
    As total restaurant sales losses in the United States topped USD 185 billion, a majority of operators do not expect their business to fully recover within 6 months.
    Canadian Potato Crop and Harvest Update September 18, 2020
    September 22, 2020
    As the first day of fall arrives, the potato crop in Canada is in varying stages of growth and/or harvest. The United Potato Growers of Canada provide an update.
    Incertidumbre en la patata, que tiene demanda la de lavado pero están atascadas las de saco.
    September 21, 2020
    La campaña de patata va 'bastante adelantada' en Castilla y León, según describe Eduardo Arroyo, presidente de Appacyl. Los calores de agosto han secado los cultivos antes de lo previsto.
    Sercom launches Wireless System to control Potato Storage
    September 21, 2020
    Early last year, Sercom developed a wireless system, based on radiographic technology, to connect field stations in the horticulture and e.g. potato storage cells up to a distance of 5 kilometres (3 miles) apart.
    Las cuadrillas están formadas por entre 6 y 12 personas
    September 21, 2020
    Aunque ya se están recogiendo algunos campos, para el inicio de la campaña de la patata aún queda entre una semana y 10 días. Será entonces cuando arranque una época de especial actividad en Coristanco y vayan llegando los temporeros.
    Romain Cools: 2020 could well become the toughest NW European potato season in 50 years
    September 21, 2020
    La semana pasada, la Asociación de Patata de Europa noroccidental (NEPG), que agrupa a los productores de Francia, Alemania, Países Bajos, Reino Unido y Bélgica, anunció la estimación de la cosecha de patatas para la temporada 2020/21.
    Robbie Davis to step down as CEO Potatoes South Australia Inc
    September 21, 2020
    Following eight years at the helm of Potatoes South Australia, Robbie Davis will be stepping down from her role of Chief Executive at the end of 2020.
    Cavendish Farms opens Potato Research Centre in New Annan, PEI
    September 19, 2020
    Cavendish Farms’ new Potato Research Centre in New Annan, Prince Edward Island officially opened on September 17, 2020 with a ribbon cutting with Dennis King, Premier of Prince Edward Island, and company officials.
    Important Potato Diseases and Tips to Manage them in Storage
    September 18, 2020
    A key requirement for a longtime potato storage is that the storage conditions match the needs and end use of the crop. These requirements of can be assessed before harvest by doing several test digs which allow to determine the distribution and level of tuber infection.
    Potato Processing equipment specialist Kiremko sells 30 STRATA Invicta® steam peelers in 30 months
    September 18, 2020
    Kiremko is proud to announce that they have sold 30 of the best steam peelers on the market in just over 30 months’ time. Made in Europe and the US, supplied globally.
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