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Belgian potato sector grows again 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
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.
Patat Inc.
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
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
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
September 05, 2018
Brent Bucks of knife manufacturer FAM explains how potato chips processors can increase revenues despite the low quality crop
Continuing drought and extreme heat a disaster for the potato harvest and processors
August 08, 2018
The extreme heat and drought is a disaster for the upcoming potato harvest. And for processors too: in Belgium, potato chips manufacturer Roger&Roger (Croky) temporarily halts production of some its flavours to manage the lack of potato supply.
Potato Industry Event Interpom Primeurs 2018 already fully booked
July 26, 2018
The INTERPOM PRIMEURS, a trade show entirely focused on the potato industry held November 25 - 27 2018 in Kortrijk Xpo (Belgium), has already sold out all stand space.
FAM Centris centrifugal slicing technology for potato chips delivers on promises
March 08, 2018
Cutting specialist FAM will showcase its latest slicing technology for potato chips on the innovation stage at Snaxpo (Wednesday March 14th at 11am), during the Snaxpo in Atlanta in booth 327 and at the Anuga FoodTec in Germany in Hall 10.1, booth E060.
Croky to invest 10 million in Mouscron in 2017
September 19, 2017
Belgium potato chip manufacturer Roger & Roger invests €10 million (USD 12 million) in Croky Plant