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World Potato Congress announces André Devaux and Jaap Delleman as New Directors
July 10, 2022
The World Potato Congress Inc. is very pleased to announce that effective July 01, 2022, André Devaux and Jaap Delleman have joined its Board of Directors. Prior to being appointed as a WPC Director, André Devaux was named as an International Advisor.
Potato association Europatat announces Strategy 2022-2025
June 17, 2022
On 30 May 2022, the Europatat membership gathered in Dublin approved a new vision and mission for Europatat, as well as the key fields of action and priorities for the next three years (2022-2025)
The legacy of former Europatat President Gilles Fontaine
June 15, 2022
June has marked the end of Europatat’s Presidency for Mr Gilles Fontaine, who joined Europatat’s Board in 2014 as Treasurer and became President in 2018.
Europatat elects Tigran Richter as its new President and approves a new Strategy for 2022-2025
May 30, 2022
Europatat, the European Potato Trade Association, has celebrated in Dublin (Ireland) its first physical General Assembly meeting since the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic.
New Idaho Potato Commission CEO is a potato guy through and through
May 30, 2022
In as much as it’s possible, Jamey Higham, the new president and CEO of the Idaho Potato Commission, has potatoes in his blood. Higham, who in February took over leadership of the commission that promotes the state’s most famous product
World Potato Congress 2022: The Changing World of the Potato
April 25, 2022
The Congress Programme Committee, is delighted to announce that the Congress Programme is now available to view online.
United Potato Growers of Canada Hires New General Manager
April 14, 2022
United Potato Growers of Canada has hired a new General Manager, Victoria Stamper, of Mascouche, Quebec, a community just north of Montreal. Victoria will join United in this senior role, effective Monday, April 25th.
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.
SNAC International Elects New Officers & Directors
March 30, 2022
SNAC International President and CEO, Elizabeth Avery, recently announced the election of new Board officers and directors.
USDA appoints new board members for Potatoes USA
March 05, 2022
The United States Department of Agriculture appointed 33 new or returning members to serve three-year terms on the National Potato Promotion Board, Dba Potatoes USA. The new members will be sworn in at the organization’s Annual Meeting in March.