News on Health and Nutrition from Belgium
Global Coalition of Fresh Produce (GCFP) Report Highlights Challenges Threatening Economic Viability of Fresh Produce Sector Worldwide
April 02, 2023A recent report by the Global Coalition of Fresh Produce (GCFP) analyses the global trading environment for fresh fruits and vegetables and concludes a number of challenges threatening the long-term economic viability of the fresh produce sector worldwide.
Interpom 2021 ended on a positive note despite unusual circumstances
December 05, 2021The 20th edition of Interpom, the trade fair for the entire potato chain, was finally held a year later on 28, 29, and 30 November 2021 in Kortrijk Xpo.
Kiremko will not attend Interpom
November 25, 2021Kiremko has decided that they will not attend this edition of the Interpom in Kortrijk, Belgium in order to limit the travel movements and contact moments of its employees
Interpom 2021 will be held in a safe environment and in its usual form with the Covid Safe Ticket
November 19, 2021The Belgian government announced new Covid-19 measures. Fortunately, these will not affect trade fairs. Potato trade show Interpom 2021can continue in its usual form on 28, 29 & 30 November 2021 in Kortrijk Xpo with a double protection: face masks in addition to the Covid Safe Ticket system.
Interpom 2021: Lets reconnect the potato chain!
October 14, 2021After more than 2 years, the first major international meeting platform for the potato chain will finally see the light of day: on Sunday 28, 29, and 30 November 2021, INTERPOM will be opening its doors in Kortrijk Xpo. At last, the potato professionals will be able to meet each other again!
Europatat Congress 2021: A successful virtual event for the potato sector!
June 13, 2021On 10 June the European potato community virtually gathered for the Europatat Congress 2021. Under the slogan 'Stay
connected – new strategies for the potato sector'
Reconnecting the potato chain: Interpom 2021 is a go!
May 26, 2021We can now confirm that INTERPOM will go ahead! From 28 to 30 November 2021, the global potato sector will be able to gather in Kortrijk Xpo, as it used to do in the past.
Corona crisis hits Belgian potato industry hard: 2020 processing volume lowest in three years
March 02, 2021No one could miss it in the media last year: the COVID-19 pandemic hit the Belgian potato sector hard.
North-Western European Potato Growers (NEPG): Potato acreage should decrease by a minimum of 15%
November 03, 2020The NEPG (North-Western European Potato Growers) estimates that the total harvest will be 27.9 million tons this season if all potatoes in the ground will be indeed harvested. The harvest is later than usual with all the risks involved.
2020 could become the toughest NW European potato season in 50 years
September 21, 2020Last week, the North-western European Potato Growers (NEPG) association announced their harvest estimate for the 2020/2021 season.