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Filip Wallays and Hannelore Raes, the CEOs and owners of Agristo.
februari 25, 2024

Fries giant Agristo plans fourth production line in Wielsbeke, Belgium

The Agristo factory in Wielsbeke will have a fourth production line. This must guarantee that the frozen potato giant in Belgium continues to grow.
PepsiCo products are being pulled from some grocery stores in Europe over price hikes
januari 23, 2024

Supermarket chain Carrefour pulls Lays Chips off the shelves in France over price hikes

Global supermarket chain Carrefour will stop selling PepsiCo products in it stores in France, Belgium, Spain and Italy
The future site, in the foreground and the historic site, in the background, in Pontivy.
december 10, 2023

French potato chip company Altho Brets will invest EUR 100 million in its second factory

The Breton potato chips manufacturer, which markets its Brets brand in particular, announced about its investment EUR 100 million (USD 107.7 million) in its new factory project on its historic Pontivy site.
La papa en el mundo sobre el cierre del año
november 27, 2023

La papa en el mundo sobre el cierre del año

Una foto del mercado global de la papa de cara a circunstancias climáticas adversas en el hemisferio norte.
‘Potatoes Forever!’ campaign launched in Europe to promote sustainable practices in the potato industry
oktober 16, 2023

‘Potatoes Forever!’ campaign launched in Europe to promote sustainable practices in the potato industry

Europe has unveiled a EUR 3.2 million (USD 3.4 million) initiative, named “Potatoes Forever!“, aimed at educating the public about sustainable practices within the fresh potato industry. The campaign, set to span three years, will primarily target France and Italy.
Agristo and Tereos sign MOU for the acquisition of the site of the former sugar factory in Escaudœuvres for the construction of a frozen potato production plant
augustus 28, 2023

Agristo buys closed Tereos sugar factory in France to construct a new frozen potato processing plant

Agristo is planning to set up a production unit for frozen potato products in France, creating 350 jobs and requiring an investment of €350 million. Today, Tereos has signed an MOU with Agristo, enabling this project on the site of its former sugar factory in Escaudœuvres, in the North of France.
juli 14, 2023

La Comisión Europea autoriza una ayudas de 5 millones de euros para apoyar a los productores de patatas franceses en el contexto de la guerra en Ucrania

La Comisión Europea ha autorizado un régimen de ayudas francés por valor de 5 millones de euros para apoyar a los productores de patata de fécula en el contexto de la guerra de Rusia contra Ucrania.
Francisco Moya
mei 08, 2023

Francisco Moya, presidente de CNIPT: “Las necesidades de patata en el mundo son muy altas”

Hombre de consensos, firme defensor y creyente de las actuaciones a nivel de conjunto, Moya tomó el relevo de la presidencia del CNIPT a finales de 2022.
France: the extra early Primaline potato has arrived!
maart 25, 2023

Extra early Primaline potatoes available in France.

One month ago, Prince de Bretagne started harvesting the extra early Primaline potatoes grown under shelter. The harvest will continue until the end of April, before the open field crops take over.
Meet SCOTT at CFIA Rennes: Hall 10A, stand G29
maart 09, 2023

Meet SCOTT at CFIA Rennes: Hall 10A, Stand G29 on 14-16 March in France

Smart automation solution provider Scott Automation will showcase its unique palletizing and warehouse automation products including PAL 4.0 series palletizer at the 3-day event CFIA Rennes 2023
Burts chips acquired by Europe snacks
februari 21, 2023

Burts chips acquired by Europe snacks

Europe Snacks, a leading European producer of savoury snacks for third party brands, announced the acquisition of 100% of Burts Snacks.
Starch potatoes: how does France quietly liquidate a sovereign agricultural sector?
februari 07, 2023

Starch potatoes: how does France quietly liquidate a sovereign agricultural sector?

Faced with the economic plunge in the potato starch sector, the UNPT calls on producers to mobilize on February 8 at the call of the FNSEA Grand Bassin Parisien to make their demands heard by the Government.

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Scott Automation to showcase their new generation palletiser at ALL4PACK
november 17, 2022

Scott Automation to showcase their new generation palletiser at ALL4PACK

The leading international packaging and materials handling trade show ALL4PACK will take place in Paris end of November 2022. Scott are happy to be exhibiting at the show, taking this opportunity to present their unique palletising expertise, including the latest PAL 4.0 range.
The French Potato Interprofessional warns of a general drop in production in Europe.
oktober 19, 2022

The French Potato Interprofessional warns of a general drop in production in Europe.

The French Potato Interprofessional warns of a significant reduction in production throughout Europe in a recent report.
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oktober 18, 2022

AVR presents trailed potato harvester Spirit 7200 with new Clean & Go bunker at SIMA Paris, Interpom

AVR's newest Spirit 7200 recently joined the AVR Spirit family as a trailed, two-row offset potato harvester. New for this machine is that it can now optionally be equipped with the new Clean & Go bunker.
French potato producers describe the 2022 campaign as 'catastrophic'.
augustus 31, 2022

French potato producers describe the 2022 campaign as 'catastrophic'

Faced with a historic collapse of potato yield potential due to extreme heat and drought extreme heat and drought, the French Potato Producers Group, UNPT, calls for an immediate reaction from economic agents and public authorities to support the French production.
The Delicatesse potato has acquired national fame in no time
juni 16, 2022

The Delicatesse early potato variety quickly became famous in France

For fifteen years, HDC Lamotte, a French company located in the Drôme department, has been cultivating the Linzer delikatess variety of potatoes, sold under the Délicatesse brand.
Planting of early potatoes in France has been completed and the harvest has started in some areas
mei 25, 2022

Planting of early potatoes in France has been completed and the harvest has started in some areas

According to the French Potato Interprofessional (CNIPT), the harvest of the early varieties in France is progressing smoothly despite the difficult conditions caused by the lack of water in recent weeks.

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