October registered the first monthly increase in the value of the FAO Food Price Index since May 2019
December 04, 2019
The FAO Food Price Index* (FFPI) averaged 172.7 points in October 2019, up 1.7 percent (3 points) from September and 6.0 percent higher than in the corresponding period last year.
Clinical trial to focus on benefits of potato based resistant starch for healthy kidneys
December 03, 2019
A study initiated at the University of Manitoba will look into the potential benefits of the consumption of (potato-based) resistant starch on renal (kidneys) health
tna helps Egyptian pretzel manufacturer Future Foods to set up efficient processing and packaging line
November 27, 2019
Egyptian snack manufacturer, Future Foods, has launched a new pretzel range after collaborating with tna, a leading solutions provider in the food processing and packaging industry, to successfully install a seasoning, processing and packaging line.
Avebe performance price rises to 96.63 euros
November 22, 2019
In financial year 2018/2019, which ended on 31 July 2019, Avebe achieved a performance price of 96.63 euros. In the previous financial year it was 85.81 euros.
Tom Brooijmans New Business Manager at Novidonr
November 20, 2019
Earlier this year, Tom Brooijmans started working as New Business Manager at Novidon. In this new role Tom will work on new business development projects and new innovative products.
Dutch Potato Starch cooperative Avebe now 'Royal'
November 16, 2019
Dutch Potato Starch cooperative Avebe can now call itself 'Royal'. In honour of its 100 years anniversary on November 11, the Dutch King, His Majesty King Willem-Alexander awarded Avebe the Royal Warrant.
Cargill opens a Culinary Experience Hub in Vilvoorde to help customers respond to evolving consumer demand
November 14, 2019
Investment in Vilvoorde will give customers the opportunity to create new recipes and ingredients with Cargill’s R&D experts in Vilvoorde, Belgium.
Givaudan Flavors exec flags wellness, affordability and digitalization as key concepts for the Middle East and Africa
November 06, 2019
Health and wellness have been top of mind for many European and US consumers for some years, but now, this is also becoming a key theme in the Middle East and Africa.
World Potato Congress 2023 to be held in Adelaide, South Australia
October 27, 2019
Adelaide, South Australia has been named as the host city for the 2023 World Potato Congress (WPC), the first time this event has been held in Australia. The announcement was made during Potatoes South Australia’s Annual Industry Dinner and Auction.
Sardinian mountain potatoes now served in chocolate
October 08, 2019
Mp Sardinia produces potatoes in a territory that is not exactly ideal, as there are great temperature changes between night and day (15-40°C) and an unusual height for the cultivation of this tuber.
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