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Belgian retail Chain Colruyt evaluates hyperspectral imaging to detect bruising in unpeeled potatoes
juni 12, 2021
It's easy to see a bruise on a person. Not so, on a potato. The bruises are under the product's skin and so not easily detected during processing. Science, however, has found a solution that gives the Belgian Colruyt Group a peek under potatoes' skins.
UK: High levels of weight loss and compression damage in potato storage
mei 23, 2021
This season AHDB (United Kingdom) is receiving a lot of reports of high levels of softening, dehydration and compression damage from potato store managers.
Potato growers propose pan-European approach to resolve contract issues with processors due to extreme weather
augustus 14, 2018
The North-Western European Potato Growers (NEPG) conclude that the potato production this year in North-Western Europe will be much lower than average and that quality issues will be a main challenge.
PEI Potato Solutions receives government support as the company invests in the latest sorting technology
januari 21, 2018
The Government of Canada supports the investment in a Sherlock Separator potato sorter by RWL Holdings LTD (PEI Potato Solutions), a potato washing and sorting facility to optimize potatoes for processing prior to delivery to Cavendish Farms.
And here it is! The Dewulf Torro offset harvester with bunker at Potato Europe
september 13, 2017
Dewulf now unveils Torro, its long-awaited trailed 2-row sieving potato harvester with haulm conveyor, flat hedgehog units and bunker.
Second Generation Innate® Potatoes Receive Approval in Canada
augustus 03, 2017
Health Canada and Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) have completed the food, feed, and environmental safety assessments of the J.R. Simplot Company’s second generation of Innate® potatoes. The authorizations enable the potatoes to be imported, planted, and sold in Canada.
US government approved 3 more Simplot GMO potato types for cultivation and sale
maart 20, 2017
The US federal government has given the final OK to three more types of potatoes genetically engineered by Boise’s J.R. Simplot Co. to resist Phytophthora - the pathogen that caused the Irish potato famine.
Cómo aumentar la producción de papa usando técnicas sencillas (o cómo manejar integralmente la sanidad de la semilla de papa)
november 14, 2016
Esta nota analiza el problema de la degeneración de la semilla, detalla la estrategia propuesta del Programa del CGIAR de Raíces, Tubérculos y Banano, y describe cinco técnicas sencillas para mejorar la calidad de la semilla y aumentar la producción de papa.
USDA clears Calyxt potato modified to withstand bruising
oktober 26, 2016
A new potato variety that’s genetically modified to withstand bruising has been cleared for commercialization without undergoing USDA’s deregulatory process for biotech crops.
Farmer's Keepers potatoes a take on delicious imperfection
februari 19, 2016
BCfresh, a British Columbia-based provider of locally-grown vegetables, announced the introduction of Farmer’s Keepers™ Potatoes. Farmer’s Keepers™ Potatoes come in a variety of non-uniform shapes and sizes with minor blemishes or minor mechanical damage.