Automation and Robotics

Farmers will use special rigs to help train the robot AI
January 07, 2024

Farmers are being called on to help train robots to spot slugs and the damage they cause to arable crops.

The ground-breaking trial, set to start in the spring, will equip the 'Slug Sleuths' with special rigs designed to improve the complex machine-learning algorithms used to identify the slimy pests.
La fábrica 4.0 de Patatas Meléndez
April 16, 2023

España: La fábrica 4.0 de Patatas Meléndez, un proyecto altamente eficiente y sostenible

Patatas Meléndez, compañía vallisoletana cuyo CEO y administrador único es Javier Meléndez, es el primer operador de patata en España con un 20% de cuota de mercado. Este 2023 también va a posicionarse como un referente a nivel europeo gracias a su fábrica 4.0., con una inversión de más de 36 millones de euros.
April 14, 2023

Patatas Hijolusa implements state-of-the-art robotic technology to optimize its production line

The Patatas Hijolusa company has been implementing state-of-the-art technology in its industrial plant in Leon for more than 7 years to achieve the maximum optimization of its production process.
Patatas Meléndez
April 04, 2023

Patatas Meléndez pone en marcha la fábrica más moderna de Europa

La compañía vallisoletana invierte 38 millones de euros en su planta inteligente de Medina del Campo con la que marcará un antes y un después en el sector.
Newtecs High-Performance Optical Sorting Machine for Potatoes.
October 15, 2022

Not only for weighing and packing: Newtec offers equipment for optical sorting of potatoes

Newtec is a leading manufacturer of weighing, packing and sorting machinery primarily for the fruit and vegetable industry. With more than 20,000 successful installations over the last 45 years
Javier Meléndez conoce los detalles de la nueva planta.
September 19, 2022

España: Reyes Maroto visita la planta 4.0 que pondrá en marcha Patatas Meléndez tras invertir 36 millones

La ministra de Industria, Comercio y Turismo, Reyes Maroto, visitó el viernes las instalaciones de la nueva planta de producción que inaugurará Patatas Meléndez a finales de año.
Grip on own data brings benefits of precision farming to the grower
August 27, 2022

Grip on own data brings benefits of precision farming to the potato grower

Much is expected from precision farming both inside and outside the potato sector. The term is often mentioned in the same breath as a sustainable future for potato cultivation. But precision farming is more than a future perspective.
Newtec Optical sorters, here applied for potatoes to be packed for retail
July 18, 2022

Newtec’s Optical Sorting Solution ideal for packers of table potatoes

Newtec’s weighing, sorting and packing solutions offer reliability and efficiency of production for customers in the food industry, such as potato packers.
Burts Snacks installs multi-line Scott Automation Multi-line palletization system
June 20, 2022

Burts Snacks installs Multi-line Scott Automation palletization system

Premium Snacks manufacturer, Burts Snacks Ltd, have just completed one of their single largest investments, with the installation of a complete end of line pack handling
Insort (Matthias Jeindl) and Kiremko (Ton Hendrickx) join forces: 'This partnership is based on customer advantages.'
February 22, 2022

Kiremko and Insort: a global partnership focused on efficiency in potato processing - based on data

Matthias Jeindl, CEO and founder of Insort, and Ton Hendrickx, General Sales Manager of Kiremko, are both convinced of the increasing importance of data in potato processing. And their two companies will jointly implement the opportunities this offers.
Newcold: Efficient Warehouse Automation for xxl freezer
January 31, 2022

Newcold: Efficient Warehouse Automation for xxl freezer

The Dutch logistics service provider NewCold has constructed one of North America's largest freezer warehouses in Burley, Idaho. The global freezer logistics specialist had no choice but to automate the facility.
December 08, 2021

Arvalis and Eurocelp develop a camera system to quantify the sprouting of potatoes

Eurocelp, in collaboration with Arvalis, develop a camera system to quantify the sprouting of potatoes
Spain’s Patatas Melendez selected Wyma to deliver new potato packaging facility
November 04, 2021

Spain’s Patatas Melendez selected Wyma to deliver new potato packaging facility

Spain’s leading potato company Patatas Melendez has selected Wyma Europe as its primary partner to design and manufacture what will be one of the most innovative, quality-focused, and efficient potato packaging facilities.
WPC 2022 Call for Abstracts.
October 06, 2021

World Potato Congress 2022 (WPC2022) Call for Abstracts

The call for abstract submission for WPC 2022 is now open and authors are encouraged to submit their abstract online for consideration. Deadline for Oral Submissions: 30th November 2021. Deadline for Poster Submission: 15th February 2022.
SolEye is a product to objectively measure frying colour of potato strips
September 17, 2021

RMA-Techniek takes over HZPC's frying colour measuring system Soleye

As of September 2021, RMA-Techniek will take over the product SolEye. SolEye is a product to objectively measure frying colour, developed by Solentum B.V. (a former subsidiary of HZPC Holding).
La nueva planta de Meléndez en Medina del Campo será la más avanzada del mundo.
June 07, 2021

Meléndez: la digitalización al servicio de la trazabilidad de la patata

La compañía pondrá en marcha el próximo año un planta 4.0 que será la más moderna del mundo. Las nuevas instalaciones se abastecerán de energías limpias en una clara apuesta por la sostenibilidad.
Europatat Congress 2021 – Registrations are open!
May 03, 2021

Europatat Congress 2021 – Registrations are open!

Europatat, the European Potato Trade Association, is excited to announce the opening of registrations for its upcoming annual Europatat Congress that will be organized on Thursday, 10th of June in a virtual format.
Dewulf and Agrointelli jointly explore autonomous potato planting
April 26, 2021

Dewulf and Agrointelli jointly explore autonomous potato planting

Dewulf and Agrointelli have announced that they will be working together to explore the benefits of using autonomous machines in potato cultivation. A first project will see the combination of the autonomous Robotti platform with a 4-row Miedema CP 42 cup planter.


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