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Energy and Environment

Belpotato.be: Interbranch organization takes off in Belgium
On January 20, the foundation deed of Belpotato.be was officially signed in Huldenberg. The composition of the Executive Board ensures that there are balances between growers, traders and processors, and between Dutch and French speakers.
Thursday, January 23, 2020
Colombia: Productores de papa inician censo para determinar daños por heladas
El presidente de Fedepapa, Germán Palacio, reportó que las heladas que desde finales de diciembre de 2019 y en los primeros días de enero de 2020 han causado daños en las zonas productoras del alimento en Boyacá, Cundinamarca, Santander y otros.
Monday, January 20, 2020
In Ireland, 5% of the potatoes is still to be dug.
The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) estimates that 5% of the potato crop across the country remains in the ground. That said some farmers have a lot more acres remaining than others, depending on the weather they were greeted with in the past few months.
Bolivia's Potatoes are Vanishing
For centuries, Humberto Limachi’s ancestors have cultivated potatoes and turned them into a freeze-dried product called the chuño. It’s a staple food for Bolivia’s Aymara indigenous community. Limachi teaches his young children how the chuño is prepared.
How Digitalization of the Supply Chain will Reduce Global Food Waste
The scale of the global food waste problem is staggering. According to reports, 1.6 billion tons of food are lost or wasted every year, equating to a total value of $1.2 trillion being wiped from the supply chain.
Thursday, January 9, 2020
Analyst Insight: How tight does the GB potato market look?
This autumn has been the wettest across England since 2000 and the fifth wettest on record. These conditions have hampered lifting across GB, with progress particularly slow in Yorkshire and the North of England.
Wada Farms organic potato program continues to grow
With demand for organically-grown produce continuing to increase, Wada Farm Marketing Group LLC in Idaho Falls, ID, made a commitment several years ago to greatly expand its organic offerings across all of its product lines.
Avebe sets a new standard with its integrated annual report
For the first time, Avebe has combined its annual financial report with a detailed report on its strategy and sustainability policy. The result is an integrated annual report that sets a new standard in the potato starch sector.
Wednesday, December 18, 2019