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Selecting packaging, what makes sense: Bio-based? Recyclable? Biodegradable? Compostable?
January 09, 2022
Flexible packaging sustainability is a hot agenda topic and with rapidly advancing technology the options are starting to grow. That said, there is still a sustainability collision point of want vs. reality for brand owners and consumers.
Omnia introduces tool to estimate carbon footprint of agricultural production
January 07, 2022
It’s clearly understood that improved farm productivity is good for business and more recently, for carbon footprint. But the challenge has always been how to measure the cost of producing a particular crop with regards to carbon.
Europlant presents 'low input' potato varieties
December 29, 2021
Europlant presents potato varieties with high nutrient efficiency. The high-yielding and high-quality special varieties for low input production protect the environment and save costs.
Only small fries for McDonald's customers in Japan, as floods in Western Canada disrupt supply
December 23, 2021
Fans of McDonald's Fries in Japan are out of luck next week. The restaurant chain will only offers its small size portions, as flooding in Western Canada and COVID-19 disrupts the global supply chain for 'McDonald's potato'.
Practical guide to monitoring soil carbon
December 21, 2021
A new practical guide to assessing soil carbon promises to answer British farmers’ key questions at a time when many are looking to understand their soil health. It was produced by Duchy College, Plymouth University, Rothamsted Research, and the Farm Carbon Toolkit.
Royal Avebe increases its Solanic potato protein production to keep up with market demand
November 30, 2021
Royal Avebe, a Dutch cooperative of starch potato growers whose potatoes are processed into high-quality food ingredients, invests EUR 66 million, mostly linked to the expansion of its Solanic potato protein production capacity.
The New Belt Drying System from Rosenqvists Food Technologies
November 27, 2021
Convinced that there is room for improvement for the drying process part of the production of french fries, Rosenqvists Food Technologies optimized the drying process and now introduces a new belt drying system.
Farm Carbon Toolkit teams up with UK’s largest crisping potato supplier
November 16, 2021
Farm Carbon Toolkit is delighted to announce a new collaboration with Mercian Ltd, the UK’s largest supplier of crisping potatoes.
Kiremko and Insort announce long-term global strategic partnership
November 10, 2021
Kiremko, a leading manufacturer of turn-key potato processing lines, and Insort GmbH, worldwide known for highly innovative solutions for sorting, quality monitoring, and process control, have entered a long-term global strategic partnership.
Yara joins Biden's climate coalition
November 08, 2021
Some of the largest companies in the world launched a shared initiative to reach the climate goals through ground-breaking technology, Joe Biden’s 'First Movers Coalition'. Fertilizer manufacturer Yara International is one of them.