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FAO Food Price Index rising for tenth straight month

FAO Food Price Index rising for tenth straight month

April 08, 2021
The FAO Food Price Index (FFPI) averaged 118.5 points in March 2021, 2.4 points (2.1 percent) higher than in February. The increase marked the tenth consecutive monthly rise in the value of the FFPI to its highest level since June 2014.
Waste-free potato processing facility to be built in the Lviv region of Ukraine

Waste-free potato processing facility to be built in the Lviv region of Ukraine

March 16, 2021
The Central Plains Group Ukraine company along with investors from Great Britain and Finland plan to build a facility for the waste-free processing of potatoes, particularly potato starch, in the village of Glynyany of the Zolochevsky district in the Lviv region of Ukraine.
Longest ever starch potato processing campaign: AGRANA processed a record quantity of 322,000 metric tons of starch potatoes in 189 days

AGRANA processed a record quantity of starch potatoes in its longest campaign ever

March 06, 2021
At the end of February, AGRANA successfully ended its processing of the 2020/2021 potato harvest at its potato starch mill in Gmünd (Lower Austria). With a processing period of 189 days, this was AGRANA's longest ever campaign in Austria.
FAO Food Price Index rising for nine straight months

FAO Food Price Index rising for nine straight months

March 04, 2021
The FAO Food Price Index (FFPI) averaged 116.0 points in February 2021, 2.8 points (2.4 percent) higher than in January, marking the ninth month of consecutive rise and reaching its highest level since July 2014.
DUCAM project (Wafilin and Avebe) wins Water Innovator of the Year award 2021

Avebe wins Water Innovation Award for its project 'Sustainable Concentration of Potato Juice with Membranes'

February 15, 2021
The winner of the 'Water Innovator of the Year' award was announced during the online conference Water Vision 2021. The three ideas selected were Mid Mix, Mezt and the DUCAM project (Avebe and Wafilin: Sustainable Concentration of Potato Juice with Membranes). The winning finalist: Avebe and Wafilin's DUCAM project
Another surge in the value of FAO Food Price Index in January

Another surge in the value of FAO Food Price Index in January

February 05, 2021
The FAO Food Price Index (FFPI) averaged 113.3 points in January 2021, 4.7 points (4.3 percent) higher than in December 2020, not only marking the eighth month of consecutive rise but also registering its highest monthly average since July 2014.
Gigantic Tummers washing line for Danish potato starch producer

Gigantic Tummers washing line for Danish potato starch producer

February 04, 2021
The results of a Tummers starch production line at a Danish starch factory are right to be called astonishing! Between September and December last year, this process line consisting of four of our biggest washing installations ran 10 hours a day, washing a mind-blowing 700,000 tonnes of potatoes.
Mercadona cambia las bolsas de plástico de un solo uso por las de fécula de patata

Mercadona cambia las bolsas de plástico de un solo uso por las de fécula de patata

February 01, 2021
La cadena valenciana Mercadona ha eliminado las bolsas de plástico de un solo uso de todas las secciones de sus tiendas físicas, en el servicio a domicilio y online, con lo que cumple el primer hito de la Estrategia 6.25, que ha llevado a cabo a lo largo de 2020.
Starch Manufacturer Avebe Potato Receiving

Potato Starch Manufacturer Avebe says annual campaign is halfway

January 12, 2021
Dutch Potato Starch manufacturer Avebe announces 60% of the annual campaign has been completed
Red potato pulp: an innovative ingredient for gluten-free bread

Red potato pulp: an innovative ingredient for gluten-free bread

January 11, 2021
Starch-based gluten-free bread (formulations containing a mixture of corn and potato starch with hydrocolloids) are deficient in nutrients and do not contain health promoting compounds.

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