Solynta and PepsiCo Partner to Bring Hybrid Potato Seeds to Ethiopian Farmers
maart 02, 2023
Solynta and PepsiCo’s Ethiopia-based Foods Unit, Senselet Food Processing PLC (Senselet), have launched a project to introduce hybrid true potato seeds (HTPS) to Ethiopia.
Joost van Regteren joins Solynta as Chief Commercial Officer
november 05, 2022
In this new position, Joost will be responsible for the downstream part of Solynta, leading product management, commercial and go to market strategies.
Solynta and Regenz partner to bring hybrid potato seed to South Africa
november 01, 2022
South African seed potato producer RegenZ and European hybrid potato seed innovator Solynta announced a partnership to bring hybrid true potatoes to the South African farming community.
Potato genomes under the microscope
september 15, 2022
The DNA in humans and gorillas is about 95% identical. This percentage is much lower between potato varieties. This might sound like a fun fact to remember for a pub quiz, but for Remco Ursem and Stan Oome, it is a premise that carries a serious challenge.
Solynta and Incotec partner to optimize performance of hybrid true potato seed (TPS)
mei 16, 2022
Hybrid potato innovator Solynta and seed enhancement company Incotec announced at the International Seed Federation (ISF) congress they have entered a collaboration agreement.
PepsiCo scraps Scottish seed potato exports to Russia
maart 27, 2022
A deal to export 2,000t of Scottish seed potatoes to Russia has been scrapped by PepsiCo following criticism of the arrangement. The food and drinks company said "a couple of lorries" had already left Scottish farms this week, but following discussion with growers, the decision had been made to stop future shipments.
World Potato Congress Inc. Webinar - 'Little Potatoes and TPS: Good Things Come in Small Packages' with Joel VanderSchaaf
december 05, 2021
The World Potato Congress is delighted to announce its December 2021 webinar featuring Joel VanderSchaaf, General Manager, Tuberosum Technologies Inc. on December 14, 2021, at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Standard time (USA/Canada).
Hybrid Potato Breeding Company Solynta raises EUR 21 million (USD 22.8 million) in series C funding
juli 23, 2021
Hybrid Potato Breeding Company Solynta, based in Wageningen, the Netherlands, closed its Series C funding round raising EUR 21 million (USD 22.8 million) from a consortium of investors. The funding will be used to accelerate Solynta’s ambition to unlock the full potential of potatoes
Chinese scientists ’reinvent’ potatoes to solve global food crisis
juli 14, 2021
Chinese scientists have 'fixed' hybrid potatoes using genome editing technologies, simplifying the breeding process and allowing multiplication using True Potato Seed (TPS).
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juli 06, 2021
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