Starch Europe Welcomes Lantmännen-Reppe and Viresol as members
July 01, 2019
Starch Europe Welcomes Lantmännen-Reppe and Viresol as members.
Patat Inc.
June 18, 2019
The potato cannot be burned from the news. This week it turned out that Belgian growers are settling in northern France because the Belgian area is almost exhausted.
Potato acreage in North-western Europe increased
June 11, 2019
Based upon a provisional estimation of the NEPG (North-Western European Potato Growers) the area in the 5 largest potato countries increased to 609.000 ha of consumption potatoes, a 2.4% increase.
Key Technology Appoints Karel Van Velthoven as Advanced Inspection Systems Product Marketing Manager
May 23, 2019
Key Technology announces the promotion of Karel Van Velthoven to Advanced Inspection Systems Product Marketing Manager.
Starch is the most common carbohydrate in our diet.
May 21, 2019
Starch Europe, the trade association representing the European starch industry, has launched a new website on starch in food as the organisation celebrates its 60th anniversary campaign.
Since the humble precursor to modern potato first domesticated in Peru 10,000 years ago, the tuber has branched off into thousands of different varietals. (Courtesy: Cultivate Michigan)
May 10, 2019
Since the humble precursor to modern potato first domesticated in Peru 10,000 years ago, the tuber has branched off into thousands of different varieties.
One way that supermarkets of the future can tackle the scandal of food waste
April 25, 2019
Supermarkets of the near-future will have their business models radically re-shaped by innovations instore, online, and in the food industry supply chain.
Potato acreage in North-western Europe to grow between 1 and 2 percent, NEPG estimates
April 24, 2019
The NEPG (North-Western European Potato Growers) have estimated that the upcoming area for
consumption potatoes in 2019 will increase between 1 and 2 % towards almost 604.000 ha in the 5
main production countries.
Dewulf is fully prepared for a successful future
April 02, 2019
Dewulf, full-liner in agricultural machines for potatoes and carrots, receives a capital injection by family shareholders Hendrik Decramer and Thomas Decan, in collaboration with investor Jan Clarebout.
België verwerkt meer dan 5 miljoen ton aardappelen tot friet, chips en vlokken in 2018
March 29, 2019
The potato processing industry in Belgium registered record growth and processed over 5 million tonnes of potatoes in 2018. However, in 2019 the sector faces major challenges as a result of the poor harvest in 2018
Belgian potato supply chain commits to digital data platform WatchITgrow
February 28, 2019
Three Belgian organisations, Boerenbond, Belgapom and VITO are teaming up to strengthen the future of the Belgian potato chain by jointly investing in the online data platform WatchITgrow.
Not enough support for European ban on potato sprout inhibitor Chlorpropham (CIPC)
February 25, 2019
Last Friday, the European Standing Committee on Plants, Animals, Food and Feed, mostly referred to as ScoPAFF voted an a proposal to ban Chlorpropham (or CIPC), widely used in the potato industry as sprout inhibitor during potato storage.
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