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    Farming Industry Ignoring Valuable Research As Frosts Hit

    Biostimulants: Is farming Industry missing out on an opportunity to protect plants against stress?

    May 19, 2021
    A Lincolnshire farmer believes many in the industry are ignoring valuable research into how best to protect crops from extreme weather conditions and are losing millions of pounds as a result.
    La Consejería de Agricultura anima a consumir patata nueva de Andalucía.

    España: La Consejería de Agricultura anima a consumir patata nueva de Andalucía

    May 19, 2021
    La Junta activa una campaña para difundir las propiedades de este tubérculo andaluz que llega a mercados de todo el mundo. La campaña de promoción del Gobierno andaluz contempla acciones en radio, prensa, redes sociales e Internet.
    U.S. Potato Imports Continue to Increase.

    United States Potato Imports Continue to Increase; More frozen potato products imported from Europe

    May 19, 2021
    Strong demand for potatoes and potato products and tight domestic supplies continues to drive increases in imports for the current (July – June) marketing year. For July 2020 – March 2021 total imports are up 9 percent, led by an 18% increase in chips and a 15 percent increase in dehydrated potatoes.
    Tecnología de última generación para el cultivo de patata en España.

    Tecnología de última generación para el cultivo de patata en España

    May 19, 2021
    Con la maquinaria adecuada y las nuevas aplicaciones se puede cultivar este tubérculo ahorrando simiente y fitosanitarios mientras se aumentan los rendimientos. Eso lo sabe bien Nicolás Serna. Tiene 74 años y lleva toda su vida sembrando patatas.
    AHDB winding down horticulture and potatoes operations after farmers vote down levy continuation

    AHDB winding down horticulture and potatoes operations after farmers vote down levy continuation

    May 18, 2021
    AHDB has announced it is winding down significant activities on behalf of the horticulture and potatoes sectors. While awaiting a decision on the future by Ministers in England, Scotland and Wales, AHDB wants to reassure levy payers their views have been heard.
    Perfect Planning Allows Sam Dennigan & Company to Comfortably Meet Increased Demand

    Perfect Planning Allows Sam Dennigan & Company to Comfortably Meet Increased Demand for fresh potatoes

    May 18, 2021
    For some companies, responding to a sudden and unexpected increase in demand could cause problems, but not at Sam Dennigan and Company, which handled a 20% rise in orders with ease.
    David Fousert new CEO of Royal Avebe

    David Fousert new CEO of Potato Starch Coop Royal Avebe

    May 18, 2021
    Today, the Supervisory Board of Royal Avebe announced that David Fousert will be appointed as the new chairman of the Board and CEO as of 1 September. He succeeds Bert Jansen who is leaving the cooperative after 13 years. Currently, Fousert is COO of ForFarmers.
    This is the biodegradable tableware made with potato peel.

    Biodegradable tableware made with potato peel

    May 18, 2021
    Oda Biovajilla is disposable biodegradable tableware designed from potato peel and other organic discards. This innovative initiative created by five young industrial designers from Buenos Aires consists of creating dishes from waste from the gastronomic industry.
    Romanian farmers propose National Strategic Potato Plan to save the sector

    Romanian farmers propose National Strategic Potato Plan to save the sector

    May 18, 2021
    The Romanian Farmers Club and the Romanian National Potato Federation propose to the authorities the implementation of a National Strategic Potato Plan, to save an economic sector in great difficulty and harmonize the trade balance.
    HZPC Americas hires Jill Herold as key account manager

    HZPC Americas hires Jill Herold as key account manager

    May 18, 2021
    HZPC Americas announced that the company recently hired Jill Herold as a Key Account Manager. Jill brings over 18 years of experience in technical agronomy in potatoes, corn, soybean and other various crops, including several years focused on sustainability.
    WUR approach for effective sustainability programmes in the agri-food sector

    WUR approach for effective sustainability programmes in the agri-food sector

    May 18, 2021
    Wageningen University & Research (WUR) has developed a five-step approach that could help food producing companies create effective sustainability programmes together with supplying farmers.
    Lay's® takes on three epic Canadian flavours in a #FlavourFaceOff

    Lay's® takes on three epic Canadian flavours in a #FlavourFaceOff

    May 18, 2021
    The iconic Lay's® brand is putting some of our most iconic flavours from Doritos®, Ruffles® and Smartfood® on its classic potato chip to see who does it best in the ultimate Flavour Faceoff.

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