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Health and Nutrition

Made for sorting potatoes by the grower: the new TOMRA 3A improves on the FPS
TOMRA Sorting Food has introduced the TOMRA 3A sensor-based sorting machine for freshly harvested root crops, offering potato growers unrivalled sorting capabilities, dependability, and affordability.
Friday, September 6, 2019
Bühler calls on industry to act now for a sustainable future
The world faces urgent challenges in the coming decades as climate change and a growing population make many of our current systems of production unsustainable.
Thursday, September 5, 2019
Research: New method reveals whether your potato is organic or not
Researchers at the University of Copenhagen have developed a new approach that helps public agencies and commercial interests combat fraudulently-labelled organic foods.
Monday, September 2, 2019
World Potato Congress Inc partner of the African Potato Association at the triennial conference in Kigali, Rwanda
During his presentation at the official opening of the 11th African Potato Congress in Kigali, Rwanda, World Potato Congress President Romain Cools announced the continuous effort of his organization to be a partner of the African potato sector.
Potato organizations seek to leverage potatoes to address malnutrition in Africa
Potato organizations on Monday called for deliberate efforts to increase potato and sweet potatoes production for sustainable nutritious food systems in Africa.
Tuesday, August 27, 2019
UK potato farmers pleased to see restrictions on Maleic Hydrazide lifted
In the United Kingdom, restrictions on the use of products containing Maleic Hydrazide (MH) - used to control volunteers and to suppress sprouting during storage - have been removed following a review by the Chemicals Regulation Division (CRD) of the HSE.
Getting to the Root of Food Safety in the Potato Industry
Sensor-based sorter manufacturer TOMRA offers their insights on the impact of sorting technology on food safety in the Potato Processing Industry
Tips for keeping farm workers safe from heat stress
Heat-related illness is one of the most common maladies to befall outdoor workers, particularly in agricultural settings.