News on Food Trends from the Netherlands
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 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.
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 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: 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
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.
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.
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.
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 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