Christophe Vermeulen to become the new CEO of Belgapom and director of FVPhouse
    December 04, 2020
    Belgapom has selected Christophe Vermeulen as the successor to Romain Cools as the CEO of Belgapom. He will also act as the director of FVPhouse.
    Royal Avebe wins first DACT Treasury Award
    December 04, 2020
    After an exciting battle, the winner of the DACT Treasury Award 2020 has been announced. Avebe received the most votes from the members of the Dutch Association of Corporate Treasurers (DACT).
    Rwandan entrepreneur Apollinaire Karegeya is growing potatoes without soil and with little water.
    December 04, 2020
    A Rwandan entrepreneur is pioneering the use of innovative farming technology that, he believes, is set to play a major role in feeding the growing population in his country, amid increasing pressure on arable land.
    FAO Food Price Index registered a sharp rise in November to its highest level in nearly six years
    December 03, 2020
    The FAO Food Price Index (FFPI) averaged 105.0 points in November 2020, up 4.0 points (3.9 percent) from October and 6.4 points (6.5 percent) higher than its value a year ago.
    Key Technology Appoints John Dykstra as Director of Service Operations – Americas and Asia Pacific
    December 02, 2020
    Key Technology, a member of the Duravant family of operating companies, announces the appointment of John Dykstra as Director of Service Operations for North America, South America, and the Asia-Pacific region.
    Presence of Potato wart (Synchytrium endobioticum) confirmed in Prince Edward Island
    December 01, 2020
    The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has recently confirmed the presence of potato wart in two fields on a farm in Prince Edward Island (PEI). Potato wart is a regulated quarantine pest in Canada.
    Lamb Weston wins marketing award for its UK B2B launch of Dukes of Chippingdom Fries
    December 01, 2020
    Lamb Weston, supported by Art of the Possible Agency and WAA, has won a 2020 B2B Marketing Award last week, taking Gold in the Best Product Launch Campaign and the highly coveted Grand Prix: Campaign of the Year for the launch of its innovative Dukes of Chippingdom in February.
    Azerbaijan increased production and export of potatoes
    December 01, 2020
    In the period between January and October of 2020, 982,1 tons of potatoes were produced in Azerbaijan. According to the State Statistics Committee, compared to the same period last year, this indicator increased by 1,6%.
    P.E.I. Potato Board elects new executive team
    December 01, 2020
    Wayne Townshend has been named chairman. Townshend has been on the board for five years serving as a seed director.
    Prestatieprijs Avebe naar 96,15 Euro
    December 01, 2020
    In financial year 2019/2020 Dutch Potato Starch Producer Royal Avebe achieved a performance price of 96.15 euros. This is a fraction below the record result - 96.63 euros - of the previous financial year.
    EnWave Signs Second Equipment Purchase Agreement with Patata Torres to Increase REV™ Manufacturing Capacity by 100kW
    December 01, 2020
    EnWave Corporation announced today that it has signed its second Equipment Purchase Agreement with Patatas Fritas Torres S.L. , a leading snack manufacturer in Spain. This purchase is for a much larger 100kW Radiant Energy Vacuum ('REV™') machine complementing Patatas Torres’ previous purchase of a 10kW REV™ machine.
    Se levanta el veto a la plantación de patata en la práctica totalidad de Asturias
    November 30, 2020
    El Principado anulará en 2021 la prohibición de cultivar patata en todo el territorio, excepto en San Tirso de Abres y Vegadeo.