Organisations representing potato farmers in Belgium and France, have started a project (interreg-GEPOS) to look for alternative destinations for potatoes in Belgium and the North of France in seasons marked by large surpluses.
Cutting specialist FAM will showcase its latest slicing technology for potato chips on the innovation stage at Snaxpo (Wednesday March 14th at 11am), during the Snaxpo in Atlanta in booth 327 and at the Anuga FoodTec in Germany in Hall 10.1, booth E060.
Under the slogan 'Potatoes: a healthy, sustainable and responsible sector', the Congress will focus on the many assets of the sector in the, both politically and technical key areas of health, sustainability and responsibility of the business.
An investment of € 200 million (USD 250 million) in a brand new French Fry plant in Wielsbeke, Belgium. That's what Hannelore Raes and Filip Wallays expect it will take to push their family company Agristo into the top five french fry manufacturers worldwide.