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Dutch Potato Processing company Aviko builds greenfield french fry factory in Belgium
Dutch-based company Aviko, one of Europe’s biggest producers of fresh, frozen, dried and specialty potato products, has announced a major investment in its production capacity in Poperinge, Belgium.
Reaping what you sow: Overcoming Challenges to Harvest
One of the three most cultivated and eaten food products in the world, the demand for potatoes continues to increase despite heightened uncertainty within the sector. Last year European potato production was hit by the worst drought in more than 40 years.
Thursday, September 12, 2019
Potato Europe attracts wide audience
Growers, suppliers, grubbing demonstrations - everything to do with potatoes. That is what the latest edition of Potato Europe was all about. This year, this trade show was held in Doornik/Tournai, Belgium on 4 and 5 September.
Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Estas son las tortillas de patata más ricas de los supermercados.
Poco a poco las tortillas que están envasadas van teniendo un nivel mucho mas aceptable. Muchos son los consumidores que compran tortillas de patatas industriales. Hay muchas opiniones contrastadas sobre una gran parte de la oferta existente del mercado.
Wednesday, September 11, 2019
How Peatos Is Transforming America's Taste For Corn-Based Snack Foods
Estelle Erasmus spoke with Nick Desai, CEO and Founder of World Peas Peatos, who shared the benefits of a diverse background when it came to second (and third and fourth) careers.
Wednesday, September 11, 2019
China: Price of new potatoes continues to drop
The price of new potatoes in the northeast of China dropped last week and dropped even further this week. The supply speed also seems to slow down in comparison with earlier in the season.
Wednesday, September 11, 2019
NEPG estimates upcoming potato harvest on almost 5 years average level
The NEPG (North-Western European Potato Growers) estimates the forecasted potato harvest 2019 between 27 and 27,3 million tons for the 5 leading potato countries. This is 3% more than the 5 years average and 12% more than last year.
Tuesday, September 10, 2019
US potato farmers seek new trade deal with Mexico to 'level the playing field'
Potato farmers are asking U.S. agricultural officials for support in expanding export trade into Mexico. Currently, American potato farmers and exporters are mostly barred from selling fresh potatoes in Mexico due to restrictions by the Mexican government
Tuesday, September 10, 2019