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Interpom 2021 ended on a positive note despite unusual circumstances
December 05, 2021
The 20th edition of Interpom, the trade fair for the entire potato chain, was finally held a year later on 28, 29, and 30 November 2021 in Kortrijk Xpo.
November marked a further increase in the value of the FAO Food Price Index
December 02, 2021
The FAO Food Price Index (FFPI) averaged 134.4 points in November 2021, up 1.6 points (1.2 percent) from October and 28.8 points (27.3 percent) from November 2020.
Kiremko will not attend Interpom
November 25, 2021
Kiremko has decided that they will not attend this edition of the Interpom in Kortrijk, Belgium in order to limit the travel movements and contact moments of its employees
Royal Avebe performance price drops to EUR 93.30
November 23, 2021
The growing acreage of starch potatoes, especially outside the Netherlands, led to pressure on prices for native starch this year. Rising costs due to the corona crisis also depressed the performance price.
Interpom 2021 will be held in a safe environment and in its usual form with the Covid Safe Ticket
November 19, 2021
The Belgian government announced new Covid-19 measures. Fortunately, these will not affect trade fairs. Potato trade show Interpom 2021can continue in its usual form on 28, 29 & 30 November 2021 in Kortrijk Xpo with a double protection: face masks in addition to the Covid Safe Ticket system.
Trucking shortage hinders sale of record Aroostook County potato harvest
November 16, 2021
Aroostook County (Maine, US) may have pulled a record potato harvest out of the ground this year, but transportation slowdowns and a driver shortage are making it difficult to get the crop to market.
Nova Scotia Couple Heeds the Call of The Family Farm, Sets Down New Brunswick Roots
November 05, 2021
The Covid-19 pandemic moment was a 'now or never' moment for Jonathan Kummer and Emily Ryan. The couple was living well and working in Halifax with an organizational design firm called Symplicity Design – until Covid-19 happened.
World Meteorological Organization on Greenhouse Gas: Another Year Another Record
October 31, 2021
The abundance of heat-trapping greenhouse gases in the atmosphere once again reached a new record last year, with the annual rate of increase above the 2011-2020 average.
Potatoes Australia Growers Profile: Nicole Stevens
October 27, 2021
Nicole Stevens traveled to Australia from the United Kingdom after completing her science and tourism management studies. Her career pathway has now diverted to horticulture.
España, José Daniel Bravo: "Muchos de las grandes supermercados son de origen francés, por lo que la patata española está discriminada."
October 20, 2021
José Daniel Bravo, agricultor y vicepresidente actualmente de la cooperativa de patata de Siembra Santa Isabel comentó: Muchos de las grandes supermercados son de origen francés, por lo que la patata española está discriminada.