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Potato News from Denmark

The potato late blight pathogen. (Courtesy: Jens Gronbech Hasen / EuroBlight)
EuroBlight is continuously examining the ongoing evolution of the European population of the potato late blight pathogen and now reports on the 2018 results. Approximately 1000 samples were genotyped from 22 countries.
Danish potato trader found guilty in illegal import of minitubers
Breeders Trust, the organization that defends the Plant Breeders’ Rights of 10 leading European potato breeders, won a lawsuit earlier this month against the Danish potato export and trading company Myco Seed A/S located in Give (Denmark).
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Potato breeder Danespo inaugurates its new Potato Center in Denmark
On Tuesday 22 January 2019, exactly a year after the construction of the new potato center officially started, Danish potato breeder Danespo inaugurated its new head office and breeding station
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
KMC CEO Nicolai Hansen resigns
At the Annual General Meeting at KMC , it was announced that CEO Nicolai Hansen at his own request has decided to resign from his position by the end of June 2019.
Tuesday, January 8, 2019
Potato Blight Trends in Europe: EuroBlight 2017 Results
The EuroBlight project is examining the ongoing evolution of the potato late blight pathogen (Phytophthora infestans). In 2017, almost 1500 samples from 16 countries in Europe were genotyped. The results indicate that new clones continue to spread.
Saturday, April 14, 2018
Cargill and AKV Langholt invest in USD 22.5M potato starch factory in Denmark
Cargill and its Danish potato starch partner, AKV Langholt AmbA, are investing $22.5 million USD (EUR 19 million) in a new potato starch production unit at their Langholt facility in Denmark.
Tuesday, January 30, 2018