Stet Holland: 'The point is to achieve significant improvements and not to have more of the same.'
October 26, 2019
Jaap Brondijk, Stet Holland, Emmeloord: ’The point is to achieve significant improvements and not to have more of the same.’
Robert Graveland, HZPC research, Metslawier: 'Marker-assisted classical potato breeding is going to change a lot in the range of varieties over the coming ten to fifteen years.'
October 26, 2019
Robert Graveland, HZPC research, Metslawier: ‘Marker-assisted classical breeding is going to change a lot in the range of varieties over the coming ten to fifteen years.’
GPS Potato Breeders: ‘As Scottish growers, we focus mainly on the home market.’
October 26, 2019
David Murdie, Potato Manager at GPS Potato Breeders, Angus: ‘As Scottish growers, we focus mainly on the home market.’
Agrico Research: 'As soon as a French-fry manufacturer accepts a [potato] variety as a raw material, things move fast.'
October 26, 2019
Sjefke Allefs, Agrico Research, Bant: 'As soon as a French-fry manufacturer accepts a variety as a raw material, things move fast.'
Den Hartigh: 'For growers, it's important to offer harvest and quality assurance.'
October 26, 2019
Jacob Eising, Den Hartigh, Emmeloord: 'For growers, it's important to offer harvest and quality assurance.'
IPM: 'We feel an obligation to produce varieties that can be grown in an environmentally friendly way.'
October 26, 2019
Colm McDonnell, IPM, Deinum: ‘We feel an obligation to produce varieties that can be grown in an environmentally friendly way.’
Schaap-Holland BV: ‘There’s always room for new French-fry varieties, as long as it’s a 2.0 or 3.0 version.'
October 24, 2019
Dirk Stellingwerf, Schaap-Holland BV, Biddinghuizen: ‘There’s always room for new French-fry varieties, as long as it’s a 2.0 or 3.0 version of existing ones. The demand for this is growing especially now...'
Los exportadores de patatas tendrán un gran problema si sigue adelante la prohibición del clorprofam
October 16, 2019
La prohibición de la UE del uso del antigerminativo clorprofam es desastrosa para los exportadores holandeses de patatas, según comenta Teun Paarlberg, de la exportadora holandesa G. Sevenhuysen VOF.
Dutch retail project examines supermarkets' role in propelling healthy and sustainable choices
September 30, 2019
A four-year research project involving almost all major supermarkets in the Netherlands has been launched by Dutch-based researchers.
Avebe celebrates 100-year anniversary with connecting jubilee festival
September 21, 2019
The Beleef Avebe Jubilee Festival was held on 13-15 September. A connecting festivity for members and employees. The production location in Ter Apelkanaal and the farm of an Avebe member in Eerste Exloërmond welcomed around three thousand visitors.
Complex potato genome further unveiled
September 21, 2019
Scientists from Solynta and Wageningen University & Research (WUR) have published the most complete genome sequence for potatoes to date. A unique aspect is that both sequence and plant material are made available for research.
Avebe potato harvesting season starts
August 29, 2019
Following an unpredictable cultivation season, the Avebe production locations have now started up again. The first potatoes are ready to be delivered at the locations in Gasselternijveen (NL) and Dallmin (Germany).
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