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EUPPA Sustainability map: sustainable agriculture initiatives

European potato processors put sustainability at centre stage

March 03, 2022
The European Potato Processors’ Association (EUPPA) released a special report highlighting progress made in recent years by the sector across key areas of environmental sustainability and corporate social responsibility.
Tomra 5C Delivers On Promise of Added Value and Efficiency For The Almond Company

Tomra 5C Sorter adds value for The Almond Company

July 03, 2021
The Almond Company purchased a TOMRA 5C premium optical sorter which has been operating at its Madera, California facility for the past six months with excellent results.
Mathijs Peters New President of The European Snacks Association

Mathijs Peters New President of The European Snacks Association

July 01, 2021
Mathijs Peters, responsible for EU Corporate Affairs at PepsiCo was elected President of the European Snacks Association asbl (ESA) for a two-year term. He succeeds Dr. Rolf Nilges, Intersnack’s Director of Research & Development and External Affairs.
Corona crisis slashes Belgian potato industry in 2020. Volume of potatoes for processing lowest in three years

Corona crisis hits Belgian potato industry hard: 2020 processing volume lowest in three years

March 02, 2021
No one could miss it in the media last year: the COVID-19 pandemic hit the Belgian potato sector hard.
Belgian potato sector grows again in 2019

Belgian potato processing sector continues growth in 2019

April 13, 2020
Last year, despite the difficult growing conditions as a result of the extreme heat and drought during both the 2018-2019 and the 2019-2020 seasons, the Belgian potato-processing industry once again improved the record for processed potatoes.
European Snacks Association Names Dr Rolf Nilges As New President

European Snacks Association Names Dr Rolf Nilges As New President

July 02, 2019
The European Snacks Association (ESA) has elected Intersnack’s Director Research & Development and
External Affairs, Dr Rolf Nilges, as its new President for a two-year term.
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French fries Inc.: The potato cannot be burned from the news.

June 18, 2019
The potato cannot be burned from the news. This week it turned out that Belgian growers are settling in northern France because the Belgian area is almost exhausted.
België verwerkt meer dan 5 miljoen ton aardappelen tot friet, chips en vlokken in 2018

Belgian potato processing industry processed over 5 million tonnes of potatoes in 2018

March 29, 2019
The potato processing industry in Belgium registered record growth and processed over 5 million tonnes of potatoes in 2018. However, in 2019 the sector faces major challenges as a result of the poor harvest in 2018
Crunch time for potato chips manufacturers as EU waste targets loom

Crunch time for potato chips manufacturers as EU waste targets loom

January 15, 2019
The European Commission has set an EU-wide objective for all packaging to be recyclable or reusable by 2030. However there is no easy packaging solution (yet) for manufacturers of potato chips.
A Shortage of Potatoes for Chips? Time to re-evaluate your cutting solutions, says FAM

A Shortage of Potatoes for Chips? Time to re-evaluate your cutting solutions, says FAM

September 05, 2018
Brent Bucks of knife manufacturer FAM explains how potato chips processors can increase revenues despite the low quality crop

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