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Equipment manufacturer Sormac awarded top energy rating 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
Potato Protein as Good as Animal Protein: Study

Potato Protein as Good as Animal Protein: Study

June 14, 2022
While many plant proteins are deficient in one or more essential amino acids necessary for optimal muscle growth and repair, a new randomized controlled study published in shows that plant-derived proteins can still induce strong anabolic responses.
Seed potato company HZPC keeps profit expectations intact

Seed potato company HZPC keeps profit expectations intact

May 05, 2022
Despite the fact that the conflict in Ukraine is affecting HZPC's sales, seed potato company HZPC is keeping its profit forecast intact after three quarters in the 2021-2022 financial year.
HZPC: New generation of potato varieties promising for more food security

HZPC: New generation of potato varieties promising for more food security

April 22, 2022
The new generation of potato varieties is performing better and better under extreme climate conditions such as drought, according to the recent sustainability report of potato breeder HZPC
Northwestern European Potato Growers (NEPG) have a new chairman: Geoffroy d’Evry replaces Jaap Botma.

Northwestern European Potato Growers (NEPG) have a new chairman: Geoffroy d’Evry replaces Jaap Botma

April 02, 2022
After 20 months of service as the first elected chairman of the NEPG, the Dutchman Jaap Botma from Friesland stopped as scheduled. Jaap was an arable farmer (seed potatoes, sugar beets, onions, cereals, …) for 28 years.
USPTO grants a steam peeling patent to Kiremko BV

USPTO grants a steam peeling patent to Kiremko BV

March 08, 2022
Kiremko B.V. announced the issuance to it by the US Patent Office of a patent that covers a system for steam peeling of products having a skin. This unique concept is reflected in the steam peeling vessel of the market-leading Strata Invicta® steam peeler
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Dutch Potato starch cooperative Royal Avebe starts buying green energy from its own members

February 24, 2022
David Fousert, CEO of Royal Avebe, and Avebe member Erik Emmens from Zeijen sign the contract for the purchase of Guarantees of Origin (GoOs). With these GoOs, Avebe obtains certificates that further green Avebe's electricity consumption.
Insort (Matthias Jeindl) and Kiremko (Ton Hendrickx) join forces: 'This partnership is based on customer advantages.'

Kiremko and Insort: a global partnership focused on efficiency in potato processing - based on data

February 22, 2022
Matthias Jeindl, CEO and founder of Insort, and Ton Hendrickx, General Sales Manager of Kiremko, are both convinced of the increasing importance of data in potato processing. And their two companies will jointly implement the opportunities this offers.
NEPG: Will contract prices be high enough to cover growing potato demand in the future?

NEPG: Will contract prices be high enough to cover growing potato demand in the future?

February 03, 2022
Potato growers are facing rising prices for all inputs in recent months, not just for from energy and fertilizers, but also for plant protection products, construction prices, agricultural machinery and spare parts...
APH Group acquires Agri 2.0 and continues growth in Russia and Ukraine

APH Group acquires Agri 2.0 and continues growth in Russia and Ukraine

January 17, 2022
APH Group, a distributor of farm equipment, has acquired Agri 2.0 CIS B.V. including its activities in Russia and Ukraine as of January 1, 2022.

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