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Interpom 2021: Let’s reconnect the potato chain!

Interpom 2021: Lets reconnect the potato chain!

October 14, 2021
After more than 2 years, the first major international meeting platform for the potato chain will finally see the light of day: on Sunday 28, 29, and 30 November 2021, INTERPOM will be opening its doors in Kortrijk Xpo. At last, the potato professionals will be able to meet each other again!
Rovema Benelux presents the latest potato packaging novelties Innotech Revo 3800 at Interpom Kortrijk in Belgium

Rovema Benelux presents the latest potato packaging novelties, Innotech Revo 3800 at Interpom Kortrijk in Belgium

October 12, 2021
Rovema Benelux presents Innotech Revo 3800 at Interpom Kortrijk in Belgium: 'These are the latest potato packaging novelties'
Vegetable and Potato Processing Research center VEG-i-TEC opens its doors

Vegetable and Potato Processing Research center VEG-i-TEC opens its doors

October 07, 2021
A lot of water, energy and nutrition is lost during the processing of vegetables and potatoes. Scientists from Ghent University, together with partners Flanders' FOOD, Howest, VITO and Vlakwa, are therefore reviewing the processing process from A to Z in the VEG-i-TEC research center.
North-western European Potato Growers: Wet summer causes quality issues. Higher production costs and good export of processed potatoes!

North-western European Potato Growers: Wet summer causes quality issues.

September 20, 2021
North-western Europe will have had one of its most humid summers in the last decades! In some areas in Belgium and Western Germany, rainfall at mid-July was an absolute historic high.
Belgapom quotation from 2021-2022 season only for potato variety Fontane

Belgapom quotation next season only for potato variety Fontane

September 03, 2021
As of the new storage potato season, the Belgapom price committee will only note the most frequently used price for the trade-in potatoes of the Fontane variety.
New AVR Spirit 7200 seven ton bunker offset potato harvester offers haulm roller as unique feature

New AVR Spirit 7200 seven ton bunker offset potato harvester offers haulm roller as unique feature

August 24, 2021
The new Spirit 7200 complements the AVR Spirit family with a drawn, two-row offset potato harvester. In essence, it is a further development of the Spirit 6200.
Ghent scientists develop vaccine against potato blight

Ghent scientists develop vaccine against potato blight

August 19, 2021
Scientists at the university of Ghent have developed a vaccine to combat potato blight, one of the most common diseases in potatoes.
Full speed ahead with the new AVR MultiForce front cultivator

Full speed ahead with the new AVR MultiForce front cultivator

July 26, 2021
Perfect seedbed preparation of the soil is crucial in potato cultivation. For this reason, AVR continues to develop not only its planting and harvesting machines, but also its cultivators.
The 2021 harvest will depend more on production per ha than lower planted area

Potato harvest North-western Europe will depend more on production per ha than reduction in planted area

July 18, 2021
The total potato area within the NEPG zone (EU-04) has been reduced by 4,7%. Potato area in EU-04 declines from 522.300 ha to 497.700 ha (-24.600 ha). There was a decrease in all countries, but most in Belgium and the Netherlands.
ADAPT project: farmer’s survey’s points out climate change as the biggest threat to potato production in Europe

ADAPT project: farmer’s survey’s points out climate change as the biggest threat to potato production in Europe

July 15, 2021
Europatat is part of an international consortium involved in the research project ADAPT (“Accelerated Development of multiple-stress tolerAnt PoTato”), which aims at developing new strategies to make potatoes fit for the challenging growth conditions of the future.
Tomra 5C Delivers On Promise of Added Value and Efficiency For The Almond Company

Tomra 5C Sorter adds value for The Almond Company

July 03, 2021
The Almond Company purchased a TOMRA 5C premium optical sorter which has been operating at its Madera, California facility for the past six months with excellent results.

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