Potato News from Austria
Partnership for Sustainable Growth: Nordic Investor Alder Joins Forces with Insort to Revolutionize the Food Industry
November 01, 2023Nordic financial investor Alder, focused on investing in technology companies that drive sustainable solutions, joins them, Insort, the expert in high-tech imaging solutions for the food industry, as an investor.
AGRANA expands production capacity for technical starches and invests EUR 23 million at Gmünd site
May 22, 2023This year, the fruit, starch and sugar group AGRANA is starting with the construction of an additional drum drying plant at the site of its potato starch mill in Gmünd (Waldviertel District of Lower Austria).
Insort's Sherlock Food Analyser Lets You Know the Level of Moisture in Potato Fries Non-Destructively in Real Time
April 02, 2023Insort's Sherlock Food Analyser uses infrared light to identify the chemical composition of the food being processed, enabling you to get the right crispiness and moisture in the final output.
ADAPT news: Proteome profiling to understand multi-stress response in potato
January 17, 2023The Horizon 2020 EU project Accelerated Development of multiple-stress tolerAnt PoTato (ADAPT), in which Europatat is participating, aims at developing new strategies to make potatoes fit for the challenging growth conditions of the future.
Update on ADAPT potato variety trials in Austria (Nov 2022)
November 05, 2022The ADAPT project aims at developing new strategies to make potatoes fit for the challenging growth conditions of the future. Within this project, potato varieties trials are conducted in Austria.
Lower Austrian Seed Growers' Cooperative presents two new potato varieties at Potato Europe Nöstling and Meichip
September 04, 2022Together with around 300 active growers, Niederösterreichische Saatbaugenossenschaft, the only potato breeder in Austria, has been breeding high-quality potato varieties for international and domestic cultivation for 95 years now.
Newcold: Efficient Warehouse Automation for xxl freezer
January 31, 2022The Dutch logistics service provider NewCold has constructed one of North America's largest freezer warehouses in Burley, Idaho. The global freezer logistics specialist had no choice but to automate the facility.
AGRANA processed a record quantity of starch potatoes in its longest campaign ever
March 06, 2021At the end of February, AGRANA successfully ended its processing of the 2020/2021 potato harvest at its potato starch mill in Gmünd (Lower Austria). With a processing period of 189 days, this was AGRANA's longest ever campaign in Austria.
Insort's video presentation of the Sherlock Safeguard® highlights food safety benefits
December 08, 2020Following the introduction of the Sherlock Safeguard®, Insort presents a video highlighting the food safety benefits of their latest sorter. And - once again - Insort shows that a video presentation of equipment does not have to be boring.
Insort introduces Sherlock Safeguard® - a sure way to remove foreign objects from food products
November 13, 2020Insort is proud to announce another major development to increase food safety in food production with the Sherlock Safeguard®. The heart of the machine is the latest generation of the tried and tested Chemical Imaging Technology (CIT® Gen3).
Major European project to develop heat- and drought-stress tolerant potatoes
September 01, 2020The Faculty of Life Sciences of the University of Vienna coordinates a consortium of 17 European leading academic research institutions, potato breeders, a non-profit EU association, a government agency and a screening technology developer.
Elea highlights benefits PEF for snack sector at Snackex 2017
July 01, 2017Elea GmbH, leading manufacturer of equipment for Pulsed Electric Field treatment (PEF) used the recently concluded Snackex to highlight the opportunities PEF offers to snack manufacturers. Elea also introduce its Elea SmoothCut™ One system.