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Arjan de Rooij and Annelous Groenwold

Offering faster prospects for potato growers in uncertain times

November 25, 2022
Now that growers and managers can meet again in person, serious concerns are being shared by AVEBE Potato growers. That is the conclusion of Members’ Council member Annelous Groenwold and Agro Director Arjan de Rooij.
Lamb Weston launches Sergio Herman's Frites Atelier-Frites for the catering segment

Lamb Weston launches Sergio Herman's Atelier-Frites for the catering segment

November 24, 2022
Lamb Weston is launching a new potato product in the Netherlands and Belgium in collaboration with Sergio Herman: Atelier-Frites . The product is intended for chefs who want to serve french fries of the same high quality as their meat, fish or vegetarian dishes.
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In the Netherlands, 7 supermarkets sign up for 100% robust potatoes in an organic range

November 19, 2022
In the Netherlands, 31 parties in the table potato chain sign a covenant in which they commit to switch completely to organic robust potato varieties, including 7 supermarkets.
Joost van Regteren Chief Commercial Officer at joins Solynta

Joost van Regteren joins Solynta as Chief Commercial Officer

November 05, 2022
In this new position, Joost will be responsible for the downstream part of Solynta, leading product management, commercial and go to market strategies.
HZPC Potato Days 2022

HZPC Potato Days 2022: No Time To Waste for future-proof potato growing

October 31, 2022
On 9, 10 and 11 November, HZPC will open its doors in Joure – and online – to anyone with a passion for potatoes. During Potato Days 2022, they will discuss the challenges of food security and sustainability, now and in the future.
The benefits of potato ingredients in pet food

The benefits of potato ingredients in pet food

October 19, 2022
Duynie Ingredients is part of Duynie Group. Europe’s largest company active in the valorisation of co-products. Within Duynie Group, they have more than 50 years of experience in taking care of potato products.
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New International Alliance for Regenerative Agriculture Wants to Reward All Positive Impacts

New International Alliance for Regenerative Agriculture Wants to Reward All Positive Impacts

October 14, 2022
Regenerative is hot. The European Commission wants more regenerative agriculture in Europe in 2030, supporting ecosystem recovery and increasing carbon capture in the soil. However, financial incentives are still lacking.
(LR) Stan Oome the programme leader for Molecular Biology of HZPC and Remco Ursem the programme leader for Bioinformatics.

Potato genomes under the microscope

September 15, 2022
The DNA in humans and gorillas is about 95% identical. This percentage is much lower between potato varieties. This might sound like a fun fact to remember for a pub quiz, but for Remco Ursem and Stan Oome, it is a premise that carries a serious challenge.
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McCain Foods expands vegetable appetizer portfolio with Scelta Products acquisition

September 14, 2022
McCain Foods has acquired Scelta Products, adding the Netherlands-based producer of frozen foods to its growing family of delicious, prepared vegetable appetizer product offerings.
Equipment manufacturer Sormac awarded top energy rating (A+++++, the highest level achievable) for its new production facility

Equipment manufacturer Sormac achieves the top energy rating for its new production facility

August 08, 2022
Equipment manufacturer Sormac consistently made sustainable choices during the realization of its new production facility. It resulted in the highest achievable energy label (A +++++) by the Dutch Government


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