Temporada difícil para los productores de semilla en Europa afectará la disponibilidad para los mercados de exportación
October 10, 2023La temporada de cultivo de 2023 trajo desafíos sin precedentes para los productores de semilla de papa en Europa. Condiciones climáticas desfavorables y una reducción en la superficie sembrada han provocado retrasos en la siembra, disminución de los rendimientos y una importante escasez de semilla.
‘Climate breakdown’: 2023 expected to be hottest year humanity has experienced
September 10, 2023Scientists confirmed this week that summer 2023 was the hottest season the world has ever seen by a large margin. Europe is warming almost twice as fast as the global average, at about 2.2C above pre-industrial times.
EU Commission publishes legally binding food waste reduction targets for 2030
July 24, 2023As part of a package of measures for a sustainable use of natural resources, the European Commission is proposing to set legally binding food waste reduction targets to be achieved by Member States (MS) by 2030.
Global Coalition of Fresh Produce (GCFP) Report Highlights Challenges Threatening Economic Viability of Fresh Produce Sector Worldwide
April 02, 2023A recent report by the Global Coalition of Fresh Produce (GCFP) analyses the global trading environment for fresh fruits and vegetables and concludes a number of challenges threatening the long-term economic viability of the fresh produce sector worldwide.
European Produce Associations Call for Revised Packaging Regulations to Support Sustainable Practices in the Fruit and Vegetable Sector
March 28, 2023Copa-Cogeca, Freshfel Europe, the European Fresh Produce Association, and Europatat, the European Potato Trade Association, have taken note of the European Commission’s proposal for a Regulation on Packaging and Packaging Waste that was published on 30 November 2022
Europatat participates in new EU project 'WASTELESS' to measure and reduce food loss
March 03, 2023Potato trade association Europatat will participate in EU project WASTELESS, which aims to develop tools for measuring food loss and waste in the EU food supply chain, currently estimated at 88 million tonnes every year.
More electrical power for fast-growing potato processor Agristo Wielsbeke
November 24, 2022In recent weeks, power network company Fluvius has carried out important construction works near the West Flemish producer of potato products Agristo in Wielsbeke.
Storing energy in your potato storage: KLIM'TOP Klimanager energy management software optimizes for Self-Consumption
November 23, 2022KLIM’TOP Controls manufactures, sells and installs cooling units and ventilation systems for the farm industry, and more precisely for long-term storage root vegetables such as potatoes.
EUPPA Conference focuses on sustainability in the potato processing sector
November 03, 2022The Conference main theme was 'EUPPA driving sustainability across the potato processing sector'. It was the first gathering of the kind since the Covid-19 outbreak.
Starch Europe adopts Decarbonisation Roadmap
October 14, 2022Starch Europe announced the adoption and publication of a sector-wide decarbonisation Roadmap 2019-2030.
At their yearly conference, returning this year to an in person event