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Acquisition of Pavan offers GEA a range snack processing capabilities
With the concluded acquisition of the Italian Pavan Group end of November 2017 the Düsseldorf engineering group GEA purchased a leading supplier of extrusion and milling technology for processing all kinds of fresh and dried pasta, pelleted snack products and breakfast cereals.
Saturday, January 13, 2018
Turning Potato Starch into durable coatings to replace Paint and Varnish
If a surface has to be protected against corrosion, this usually takes place through coating it with paints or varnishes. Bio-based, environmentally-friendly solutions are hardly available. Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute are developing a cost-effective coating based on renewable raw materials, potato starch in particular
Wednesday, January 3, 2018
New insights in attack mechanism Potato Blight opens door to biological plant-protective chemicals
Identification of the receptor for Cytolisin - the killer toxin of Phytophthora infestans - opens door to biological methods to protect potatoes and selective, biological herbicides as alternative for glyphosate
Monday, December 18, 2017
GRIMME & TOMRA Join Forces To Offer Integrated Potato Grading & Sorting Solutions
GRIMME Group has joined forces with TOMRA, the global leader in food sorting solutions. The partnership will result in the industry-leading TOMRA FPS (Field Potato Sorter) being integrated into C to create the GRIMME PowerCombi solution.
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
Tolsma-Grisnich delivers potato grading machines to German processing plant
Equipment manufacturer Tolsma-Grisnich has recently commissioned new grading machines at the German potato company Golden-Geest
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Dewulf partners with Mahindra to deliver potato planting equipment to Indian Farmers
Dewulf, supplier of a full line of potato and root crop machinery, announced a licencing agreement with Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd (M&M Ltd), part of the USD 19 billion Mahindra Group, headquartered in Mumbai (India) for the manufacturing and marketing of potato planting equipment in India.
Tuesday, November 14, 2017