Research: New method reveals whether your potato is organic or not
September 02, 2019
Researchers at the University of Copenhagen have developed a new approach that helps public agencies and commercial interests combat fraudulently-labelled organic foods.
The potato late blight pathogen. (Courtesy: Jens Gronbech Hasen / EuroBlight)
May 07, 2019
EuroBlight is continuously examining the ongoing evolution of the European population of the potato late blight pathogen and now reports on the 2018 results. Approximately 1000 samples were genotyped from 22 countries.
Danish potato trader found guilty in illegal import of minitubers
February 26, 2019
Breeders Trust, de organisatie die opkomt voor de rechten van een 10tal vooraanstaande Europese aardappelkweekbedrijven heeft eerder deze maand een rechtszaak gewonnen tegen het Deense aardappelhandelshuis Myco Seed A/S te Give (DK)
Potato breeder Danespo inaugurates its new Potato Center in Denmark
January 29, 2019
On Tuesday 22 January 2019, exactly a year after the construction of the new potato center officially started, Danish potato breeder Danespo inaugurated its new head office and breeding station
KMC CEO Nicolai Hansen resigns
January 08, 2019
At the Annual General Meeting at KMC , it was announced that CEO Nicolai Hansen at his own request has decided to resign from his position by the end of June 2019.
Potato Blight Trends in Europe: EuroBlight 2017 Results
April 14, 2018
The EuroBlight project is examining the ongoing evolution of the potato late blight pathogen (Phytophthora infestans). In 2017, almost 1500 samples from 16 countries in Europe were genotyped. The results indicate that new clones continue to spread.
Cargill and AKV Langholt invest in USD 22.5M potato starch factory in Denmark
January 30, 2018
Cargill and its Danish potato starch partner, AKV Langholt AmbA, are investing $22.5 million USD (EUR 19 million) in a new potato starch production unit at their Langholt facility in Denmark.
Lihme Protein Solutions licenses its functional protein technology to potato starch companies KMC and AKV Langholt
December 20, 2017
Starch manufacturers KMC and AKV Langholt aim to establish commercial production of functional potato proteins from the potato fruit juice remaining after starch extraction, using Lihme Protein Solutions’ proprietary technology
Research in Denmark: potato waste a potential goldmine
October 09, 2017
A New research partnership in Denmark will utilize potato and seaweed waste streams for ingredient production.
Siccadania is installing the two largest flash dryers in Denmark dryers, as part of AKM expansion.
October 07, 2017
Potato starch producer AKM in Brande, Denmark, has entrusted SiccaDania to design and build the two largest flash dryers ever installed in Denmark.
Nicolai Hansen, Managing Director of Danish Potato Starch manufacturer KMC
September 05, 2017
Nicolai Hansen, Managing Director of potato starch coop KMC explains how the company is 'taking food forward'
Research: Drones as delivery mechanism for biological control agents
June 15, 2016
The University of Southern Denmark is developing an ecodrone that will combat pests in completely new ways.