Potatoes, prepare to be surprised!
April 08, 2020
The three-year campaign, co-financed by the European Commission under the EU Promotion policy, will run until the end of 2022 and is now live online under the hashtag #potatosurprises.
EAPR2020 postponed to fall
March 31, 2020
Due to a coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the 21st EAPR Triennial Conference has been moved to fall. The new Conference date is November 2-6, 2020. Therefore, all key dates have also changed.
Europatat Congress 2020 is cancelled
March 26, 2020
Europatat, the European Potato Trade Association, regrets to inform that the Europatat
Congress 2020, scheduled to take place on 11 and 12 June in Brussels, will be cancelled following
the escalation of COVID-19 crisis in Europe.
Vrije markt voor aardappelen ingestort door coronavirus
March 24, 2020
Due to COVID-19 the free market of potatoes has completely collapsed. The PCA/Fiwap and the Belgapom price quotation has been suspended because of a lack of transactions on the free market of potatoes.
Europatat’s position paper on EU-UK Future Trade Agreement
March 16, 2020
Following the Council’s green light to the opening of negotiations for a new partnership with the UK, Europatat has sent a position paper to the EU-UK negotiation team, as well as to the relevant officials in DG AGRI and DG SANTE.
NEPG define la campaña de patata 2020/2021 como un desafío para los cultivadores
February 24, 2020
Over the last years, the area for consumption potatoes has been increased with 6,5 % in the 5 leading potato countries. If there is an increase again this year, combined with an average yield the balance between demand and supply could lead to...
Europatat Congress 2020: Registrations open!
February 11, 2020
Europatat, the European Potato Trade Association, is pleased to announce the opening of registrations for the upcoming annual Europatat Congress that will take place in Brussels, Belgium, on 11 and 12 June 2020 at the beautiful Amigo Hotel.
Bord Bia, CNIPT, Europatat and VLAM join forces to promote the consumption of fresh potatoes among European millennials
January 28, 2020
CNIPT, Bord Bia, Europatat and VLAM have launched an inspiring campaign under the title “Potatoes, prepare to be surprised – Europe’s favourite since 1536”.
Michel Picandet is appointed Executive Vice President and Head of Tomra Food
January 23, 2020
Michel Picandet has been appointed Executive Vice President and Head of TOMRA Food. He joined the company on January 1st, 2020 and will be based at the TOMRA Food headquarters in Leuven, Belgium.
Belpotato.be: Interbranch organization takes off in Belgium
January 23, 2020
On January 20, the foundation deed of Belpotato.be was officially signed in Huldenberg. The composition of the Executive Board ensures that there are balances between growers, traders and processors, and between Dutch and French speakers.
Belgapom: Maximum effort required to remove CIPC from potato storage sheds
January 13, 2020
Entering a new era in potato storage: Belgapom has formulated its position on how to handle chlorpropham as of the 2020 harvest.