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AHDB warns UK potato growers not to use CIPC at 2020 store loading
February 09, 2020
AHDB Potatoes warns potato growers in the United Kingdom not to use the sprout inhibitor CIPC on their 2020 potatoes, as it makes it impossible to sell them. In fact ALL European farmers should follow this advice!
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.
UK potato farmers pleased to see restrictions on Maleic Hydrazide lifted
August 01, 2019
In the United Kingdom, restrictions on the use of products containing Maleic Hydrazide (MH) - used to control volunteers and to suppress sprouting during storage - have been removed following a review by the Chemicals Regulation Division (CRD) of the HSE.
Not enough support for European ban on potato sprout inhibitor Chlorpropham (CIPC)
February 25, 2019
Last Friday, the European Standing Committee on Plants, Animals, Food and Feed, mostly referred to as ScoPAFF voted an a proposal to ban Chlorpropham (or CIPC), widely used in the potato industry as sprout inhibitor during potato storage.
Zeracryl has developed an efficient solution for the reduction of acrylamide in french fries
August 16, 2018
The Norwegian company Zeracryl has developed an efficient solution for reduction of acrylamide in French fries.
Second Generation Innate® Potatoes Receive Approval in Canada
August 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.
Orkla Food Ingredients signs licence agreement with Renaissance BioScience Corp. for Acrylamide-Reducing Yeast Technology
May 30, 2017
Orkla Food Ingredients, a subsidiary of Orkla ASA (OSE:ORK) has signed a license agreement with Renaissance BioScience Corp. to exclusively produce and sell Renaissance acrylamide-reducing yeast to food manufacturers in the European Nordic and Baltic markets, starting in Q3 2017.
Florigo launches a new continuous potato chip fryer with opti-flow technology
October 26, 2016
Florigo (a tna subsidiary) has announced the launch of a new continuous potato chip fryer that features patented opti-flow® technology for improved frying performance, the Conti-pro® PC 3
Acrylamide-Reducing Yeast achieves GRAS-status
May 19, 2016
Renaissance BioScience Corp. has announced that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has “no questions” in regards to Renaissance’s Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) notice for its non-GMO, acrylamide-reducing (AR) baker’s yeast strain (GRAS Notice No. GRN 000604).
Simplot's Innate Potato (First Generation) Receives Canadian Government Clearance
March 22, 2016
Health Canada and Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) have completed their respective food and feed safety assessments of the J.R. Simplot Company’s first generation of Innate® potatoes.