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).
HZPC launches brand update
August 27, 2019
HZPC is continuously growing. The global market leader in innovative breeding, seed potato trading and concept development, today launches its brand update. A big step forward, without losing sight of what has always been its core.
Búsqueda mundial de alternativas al CIPC libres de residuos
August 15, 2019
A partir de 2020, la Comisión Europea prohibirá el CIPC como antigerminativo en patata, lo que plantea un desafío para muchos productores.
Potato Storage Specialist Tolsma-Grisnich focuses on Agritechnica and Agribex, skips Potato Europe
August 10, 2019
Potato Storage Specialist Tolsma-Grisnich has decided not to take part in the Potato Europe event in Kain, Belgium, this year, and will instead be focusing fully on the Agritechnica fair in Hanover (November) and the Agribex show in Brussels (December)
Steaming (Blanching) and Cooling of Ready-To-Cook Potato Products
July 31, 2019
Processing Equipment Manufacturer FoodeQ has developed a system that first steams (blanches) the products very hygienically and then cools it.
Dutch potato market a bubble that’s about to burst
July 26, 2019
According to Felix Molenaar of the eponymous potato company from Haarlem, the Netherlands, the table potato market is very calm.