Food Innovation Online Corp

Potato News from Belgium

Potato growers propose pan-European approach to resolve contract issues with processors due to extreme weather
The North-Western European Potato Growers (NEPG) conclude that the potato production this year in North-Western Europe will be much lower than average and that quality issues will be a main challenge.
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Dewulf launches efficient transfer combi – the Field Loader 240
Dewulf, full-liner in agricultural machines for the cultivation of potatoes and root crops, launches a unique transfer combi: the Field Loader 240. The machine will be officially launched during the Aardappeldemodag on August 22, 2018 in Westmaas (NL).
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Continuing drought and extreme heat a disaster for the potato harvest and processors
The extreme heat and drought is a disaster for the upcoming potato harvest. And for processors too: in Belgium, potato chips manufacturer Roger&Roger (Croky) temporarily halts production of some its flavours to manage the lack of potato supply.
Wednesday, August 8, 2018
Potato Industry Event Interpom Primeurs 2018 already fully booked
The INTERPOM PRIMEURS, a trade show entirely focused on the potato industry held November 25 - 27 2018 in Kortrijk Xpo (Belgium), has already sold out all stand space.
Extreme drought might impact European Potato crop growing on a slightly increased acreage
Total potato production in North-western Europe will be mostly determined by yield, as extreme drought plagues the crop, growing on a one percent larger acreage
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Marc Van Herreweghe new chairman of Belgapom, the Belgian association representing potato processing and trade
Belgapom, the Belgian potato trade and processing industry association, has appointed Marc Van Herreweghe as its new chairman.