Potato News from Europe
Potato-based ice cream: Veg of Lund receives a patent for the company's ice cream
May 27, 2023The Swedish Intellectual Property Office (PRV) has notified Veg of Lund AB that the authority intends to approve the patent application SE 2250375-9 which defines the company’s unique vegetable ice cream alternative.
Los gallegos que conquistaron Hollywood con sus patatas fritas
May 26, 2023Una lata de medio kilo de patatas fritas es algo que no pasa desapercibido. Aunque si esta se encuentra medio escondida y forma parte de atrezo de una película surcoreana, dar con ella es casi tan difícil como encontrar una aguja en un pajar.
CNH Industrial and ONE SMART SPRAY announce integration of precision spraying solution
May 26, 2023CNH Industrial and ONE SMART SPRAY, a joint venture between Bosch and BASF, have signed a collaboration agreement to integrate the latter’s advanced spraying system within CNH Industrial’s agricultural brand product portfolios.
Need a recipe for your Fries/Chips in the UK? Try: 'Alexa, Open McCain'
May 25, 2023McCain Foods, world’s largest manufacturer of frozen potato products and a global leader in prepared appetisers and snacks, has partnered with Say It Now to launch their first Actionable Audio Ad campaign in Q2 of 2023.
Ware potato growers Agrico, Leo de Kock and Nedato join forces in new independent cooperative
May 24, 2023The ware potato activities of Agrico and Nedato, along with Leo de Kock, shall be hived off to form a new independent cooperative of ware potato growers. The new organization will start its activities this autumn. Further integration will then take place in stages.
Heat and Drought stress in potatoes: is it possible to prevent damage?
May 24, 2023Extreme weather events pose a significant challenge to potato cultivation. Heat and drought stress reduces productivity, causes physiological defects in tubers, and damages crops.
Asociafruit impulsa el consumo de la patata nueva temprana andaluza
May 23, 2023La campaña de recolección avanza con bajas productividades, altos precios y una alta demanda tanto en el mercado nacional, como en el mercado exterior, Alemania y Francia fundamentalmente.
Revolutionise Your Packaging Game: Meet Newtec’s Laser Flow Wrapper and Save Money!
May 23, 2023With the new EU-regulations in place requiring companies to pay for the packaging they produce, there is now a great incentive for businesses to seek out packaging solutions that can handle ultra-thin film.
Scientists weed out harmful genes to breed better potatoes
May 22, 2023A new predictive method has shown a way to better select parents for new potato varieties, offering a blueprint for better potatoes and a way to speed up the production of higher yield varieties.
AGRANA expands production capacity for technical starches and invests EUR 23 million at Gmünd site
May 22, 2023This year, the fruit, starch and sugar group AGRANA is starting with the construction of an additional drum drying plant at the site of its potato starch mill in Gmünd (Waldviertel District of Lower Austria).