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Papas fritas, en peligro
Por la sequía en Francia. Son las nuevas víctimas del calentamiento global.
Yield organic of potatoes has not collapsed as much as that of conventional ones
According to a survey by Bio Kartoffel Erzeuger e.V., the organic potato yields in Germany have not dropped as much as the conventional ones
The Challenges of the Potato Industry: Interview with Marc Van Herreweghe, CEO of Mydibel and New Chairman of Belgapom
In this interview, Marc Van Herreweghe, the new Chairman of Belgapom and CEO of Mydibel, discusses the challenges this Belgian Potato Association faces going forward, as well as sustainability issues and problems related to recent weather conditions.
Thursday, October 18, 2018
Europe's small potatoes a problem for McDonald's
Customers of McDonald's in Europe might find that their favorite fries are shorter than usual. Blame the weather: smaller potatoes result in shorter fries.
AVEBE pays out full result to its starch potato growers and increases advance
Dutch potato starch manufacterer Avebe has announced that the advance payment for potatoes delivered is being increased to 67 euros a tonne and that the full result of the cooperative will go to the members.
Fate North Carolina Sweet Potato Crop after Florence still a question mark
The problem for North Carolina’s sweet potato farmers is knowing whether the drenching rains unleashed by hurricane Florence will have the same effect as being inundated by a flooded pond or creek. Some sweet potato fields received as much as 30 inches.
A Shortage of Potatoes for Chips? Time to re-evaluate your cutting solutions, says FAM
Brent Bucks of knife manufacturer FAM explains how potato chips processors can increase revenues despite the low quality crop
Wednesday, September 5, 2018
Heatwave will result in smaller potato chips, say German manufacturers
The heatwave in Germany is also affecting the harvest of potato varieties needed to make potato chips. Due to the extraordinary weather conditions, the potato chips will be smaller this year.
Monday, September 3, 2018