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US potato production area break records lows 2000/01 - 2022/23

US Potato Prices Expected to Ease but Stay Elevated according to Rabobank Report

June 06, 2023
The Rabobank report on the US Potato Industry anticipates good prices for the remainder of the 2022/23 marketing year, particularly as the year comes to an end before the new crop harvest begins.
Dutch grocery chain Albert Heyn is introducing a total overhaul of its potato display. At first glance, it may not look that different, but look closer - and you will notice that it is bold and in some aspects truly revolutionary...

Ware potato growers Agrico, Leo de Kock and Nedato join forces in new independent cooperative

May 24, 2023
The ware potato activities of Agrico and Nedato, along with Leo de Kock, shall be hived off to form a new independent cooperative of ware potato growers. The new organization will start its activities this autumn. Further integration will then take place in stages.
Potato Harvester at Seasonal harvesting of potatoes from field.

Dutch Potato Farmers Find October 1 Harvest Deadline on Sandy Soils Problematic

May 16, 2023
The government of the Netherlands wants farmers growing potatoes on sandy soil to harvest potatoes by October 1 and grow intermediary plants that catch nitrogen in the soil so nitrates can not leach out and contaminate groundwater.
Potato Field

Breakthrough in fight against devastating potato disease

April 25, 2023
Potato is the third most important food crop in the world after rice and wheat in terms of human consumption. But potato world production is threatened by potato late blight
Potato starch

Royal Avebe strategy: focus on the added and distinctive value of potato starch and protein products

April 11, 2023
On Thursday 30 March 2023, Royal Avebe presented its strategy for the next five years during a breakfast for invited media. The cooperative will Accelerate and strengthen.
Aaldrik Venhuizen and Cato Gaaikema

HZPC works with growers to future-proof seed potato cultivation

April 10, 2023
Growers learn best from other growers. This has been proven by the future-proof seed potato cultivation project, an initiative to examine upcoming changes in potato cultivation with a group of growers.
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Strip Cropping

Sustainable and yet highly productive agriculture

April 03, 2023
The Netherlands is committed to developing a sustainable and highly productive food system, with less use of fertilisers, water and pesticides, and more biodiversity and crop diversity.
Sustainable Packaging solutions from Avebe

Avebe’s Sustainable Plant-Based Packaging & Building Solutions at European Coatings Show

April 02, 2023
Avebe makes innovative ingredients derived from potatoes, which they use to create unique solutions for the food, pet food and industrial such as building, and packaging industries.
Potato Flavor Stories

Potato flavor stories: Consumer love to learn about flavor next to usage

March 21, 2023
Consumers, especially the young generation Y & Z love to learn more about flavor when purchasing food products.
Agrico Research

Peter Oldenkamp to succeed long-time Director Agrico Research Sjefke Allefs

March 11, 2023
Potato coop Agrico announced that Peter Oldenkamp will become director of Agrico Research starting August 1, 2023. He succeeds Sjefke Allefs as director. Sjefke Allefs has worked at Agrico Research since 1990, in the position of director for the past 24 years.


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