Norway expects larger potato harvest this year
September 25, 2020
Test digs in week 35 is cause for optimism among Norwegian potato farmers. Forecasts estimate the national potato harvest to be 15% higher than last year. And 11% higher than the 2002-2019 average.
Europatat Congress 2019 A unique and successful event for the sector!
June 14, 2019
On 13 June, the European potato community has gathered in Oslo, Norway, for the Europatat Congress 2019. Under the slogan “The timeless potato: A dynamic and innovative food”.
Congress 2019 The timeless potato: A dynamic and innovative food. (Courtesy: Europatat)
May 13, 2019
The Europatat 2019 Congress, co-organised by the Norwegian Association of Fruit and Vegetable Wholesalers (NFGF) and Europatat, will take place in Oslo (Norway) from 12 to 14 June 2019. Under the slogan 'The timeless potato: A dynamic and innovative food'
Registrations now open for Europatat Congress in Oslo
January 31, 2019
The Norwegian Association of Fruit and Vegetable Wholesalers (NFGF) and Europatat, the European Potato Trade Association, are pleased to announce the opening of registrations for the upcoming annual Europatat Congress that will take place in Oslo, Norway.
TOMRA CEO wins pres
January 31, 2019
TOMRA President and CEO Stefan Ranstrand was named ‘best CEO in the sustainable resource management industry’
Zeracryl has developed an efficient solution for the reduction of acrylamide in french fries
August 16, 2018
The Norwegian company Zeracryl has developed an efficient solution for reduction of acrylamide in French fries.
El “arca de Noé” supera el millón de semillas
February 26, 2018
El almacén que guarda las semillas más preciadas del mundo cumple diez años y bate un nuevo récord. Esta bóveda subterránea está situada en las Islas Svalbard, en pleno círculo polar ártico.
Doomsday? Svalbard Seed Vault flooded, threatened by Climate Change
May 19, 2017
Recent flooding of the global seed vault in Svalbard caused a stir, since it was designed to last forever. Luckily all seeds (including several thousand potato seeds) are OK, but already adaptations to the vault may be needed to deal with climate change.
The potato disease that changed the world
June 10, 2016
Potato blight changed Europe and America, and led to widespread deaths and mass emigration. And we’re not rid of it yet. But where did it come from?
TOMRA Systems ASA, TOMRA Sorting Food's Parent Company reports Record Results
April 08, 2016
TOMRA Systems ASA, parent company of sensor-based sorting, process analytics and peeling systems manufacturer TOMRA Sorting Food has announced record currency adjusted revenues for 2015 of 6,143 MNOK (€650m, USD 748m), representing a 16 per cent increase on the previous year.
Is Artificial Intelligence the Future of TOMRA’s Resource Revolution?
September 03, 2015
Food sorting machines with the ability to think like humans could solve the greatest challenges facing the industry today, says TOMRA Sorting Food.
Potato Seeds deposited in the Svalbard Arctic seed vault in a ceremony last week
August 30, 2015
Last thursday, the head of the United Nations agriculture agency, together with scientists and delegations from Peru, Costa Rica and Norway witnessed a ceremony during which potato seeds were deposited in the Svalbart Arctic seed vault.