Potato News from the Netherlands
Packaging equipment specialists Manter, IMA Ilapak Italia and IMA Record announce exclusive partnership.
December 03, 2023Manter International, IMA Ilapak Italia, and IMA Record join forces to redefine Agricultural Fresh Produce packaging.
Excessive rain delays potato harvest in North-western Europe, creating new uncertainties about the total production
November 27, 2023Due to abundant rainfall, a lot of potatoes in North-western Europe (Netherlands, Belgium, Germany and France) have not yet been harvested. The lifting period was too short to get the potatoes to the stores in good conditions.
Solynta is planning to introduce Hybrid True Potato Seeds to Central Europe in partnership with Agris.
November 26, 2023After several meetings and visits to each other, a powerful collaboration has emerged. The Hybrid True Potato Seeds from Solynta and the plant raising facilities and skills from Agris are turning out to be a golden combination.
Key Technology Promotes Harry van de Wiel to Vice President and General Manager – NL for EMEA and Asia
November 21, 2023Key Technology ("Key") announces the promotion of Harry van de Wiel to Vice President and General Manager – NL.
50 years of Agrico: with heart and soil committed to the next generation
November 16, 2023On 9 and 10 November, potato company Agrico held its annual Variety and Seedling Show at Agrico Research in Bant. This year was dedicated to its 50th anniversary.
Agrico and SeedNL offer inspiring Symposium on Food Systems Transformation
November 13, 2023During the international symposium Food Systems Transformation, experts advocated for a more strategic and long-term vision on providing food security and the need for transformation of current food systems.
HZPC celebrates Potato Days
November 08, 2023The Dutch company that has carried the seal of the crown since 2023 and has been renamed HZPC Royal Group, will receive clients, partners and friends for an event that will be held for the first time at the Metslawier station.
AURA Oil Recovery and CentreQ Measurement System by FoodeQ Transforming French Fry Production
October 30, 2023AURA® oil recovery systems and CentreQ® unit measurement and control systems are the innovations by FoodeQ that are gaining rapid adoption, revolutionizing the industry and contributing to healthier, cost-effective, and more efficient French fry production.
Royal HZPC Group's growth and stability in financial year 2022/2023
October 18, 2023For financial year 2022/2023, potato breeder Royal HZPC Group B.V. reports substantial growth in sales. Gerard Backx, CEO Royal HZPC Group B.V., underlines that the important growth in volume, is mainly in Asia and America.
Potatoes from Dutch supermarket chain PLUS standard organic
September 28, 2023PLUS's Dutch range of unprocessed potatoes will become completely organic. As of today, the unprocessed potatoes in 1 kilo bags are standard organic. And again without increasing the price.
Potato harvesting of the test plots of Solynta in full swing!
September 28, 2023Here is a sneak peek into one of the many test fields Solynta is currently harvesting. They will be assessing the quality of the tubers, tuber size, dry matter composition, taste, robustness and many other important traits per variety.
Agrico acquires seed potato activities Royal ZAP
September 27, 2023Agrico acquires Royal ZAP’s seed potato activities. By means of this acquisition, Agrico has taken a step towards expanding its acreage, in order to meet demand.