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Potato News from Netherlands

Complex potato genome further unveiled
Scientists from Solynta and Wageningen University & Research (WUR) have published the most complete genome sequence for potatoes to date. A unique aspect is that both sequence and plant material are made available for research.
Avebe potato harvesting season starts
Following an unpredictable cultivation season, the Avebe production locations have now started up again. The first potatoes are ready to be delivered at the locations in Gasselternijveen (NL) and Dallmin (Germany).
Thursday, August 29, 2019
HZPC launches brand update
HZPC is continuously growing. The global market leader in innovative breeding, seed potato trading and concept development, today launches its brand update. A big step forward, without losing sight of what has always been its core.
Búsqueda mundial de alternativas al CIPC libres de residuos
A partir de 2020, la Comisión Europea prohibirá el CIPC como antigerminativo en patata, lo que plantea un desafío para muchos productores.
Potato Storage Specialist Tolsma-Grisnich focuses on Agritechnica and Agribex, skips Potato Europe
Potato Storage Specialist Tolsma-Grisnich has decided not to take part in the Potato Europe event in Kain, Belgium, this year, and will instead be focusing fully on the Agritechnica fair in Hanover (November) and the Agribex show in Brussels (December)
Steaming (Blanching) and Cooling of Ready-To-Cook Potato Products
Processing Equipment Manufacturer FoodeQ has developed a system that first steams (blanches) the products very hygienically and then cools it.