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Potato News from Denmark

Germicopa parent Florimond Desprez acquires 49% stake in Danespo
The owner of Germicopa, Florimond Desprez has acquired 49% of the shares in Danespo from DLG, thus entering into an equal partnership with DLF who owns another 49% of the shares. The remaining 2% are owned by growers and employees.
Thursday, February 4, 2016
Vandel Potatoes I/S wins appeal infringement case against Knud Kristensen ApS
Breeders Trust' shareholder Danespo (Denmark), in Appeal has achieved a major victory in a lengthy lawsuit against the Danish potato trader Knud Kristensen ApS
Thursday, December 10, 2015
KMC headquarters
KMC is no longer 'just' a company selling huge amounts of potato starch. Today the company is considered a serious and modern food ingredients supplier. KMC's introduces new branding to reflect that.
Monday, October 5, 2015
Danish KMC Launches New Potato Starch Based Solution for Vegan Cheese
Cheese lovers that cannot or will not eat cheese have to look for vegan options to add a savory note to their food. With the new potato based CheeseMaker solutions from Danish Potato Starch manufacturer KMC, it has now become easier to formulate products for this growing consumer segment.
Monday, October 5, 2015
Kims seeking exclusive right to sell square crisps in Denmark
In Denmark, Kims has gone to court to stop Taffel's Super Snacks to sell square crisps.
Potato Late blight in Europe in 2014
A team of researchers tracking the 2014 population of the potato late blight pathogen have added to the 2013 data to extend the spatial diversity plots and combine this with novel genetic analysis tools that visualise the distribution and diversity of dominant clones and reveals novel genetically diverse isolates in some regions.