News on New Potato Varieties from Europe
Scientists weed out harmful genes to breed better potatoes
May 22, 2023A new predictive method has shown a way to better select parents for new potato varieties, offering a blueprint for better potatoes and a way to speed up the production of higher yield varieties.
The Kingsman potato: Cygnet PB to expand commercial trials in the US for this high-yielding, climate-resilient variety
March 29, 2023Launched in 2017, the potato variety Kingsman has developed quickly in popularity to become Scotland-based potato breeder Cygnet PB Ltd.’s first globally successful variety.
125 years of HZPC awarded with Royal predicate
February 28, 2023On occasion HZPC's 125th anniversary on February 27, 2023, Drs. A. A. M. Brok, Commissioner of the King of the Province of Friesland presented potato breeder HZPC with the certificate for the predicate Royal.
In the Netherlands, 7 supermarkets sign up for 100% robust potatoes in an organic range
November 19, 2022In the Netherlands, 31 parties in the table potato chain sign a covenant in which they commit to switch completely to organic robust potato varieties, including 7 supermarkets.
Agrico presents nine new potato varieties at its variety show
November 13, 2022On 10 and 11 November, Agrico held its annual variety and seedling show at Agrico Research in Bant. During the show no fewer than nine new varieties were presented.
Bavaria-Saat GbR presents broad range of varieties at Potato Europe 2022
August 11, 2022Due to the war in the Ukraine and persistent drought, the international potato industry is expecting another challenging year. Nevertheless, numerous players from all major potato-growing countries will meet at Potato Europe early September.
Jean-Pierre Bienfait nominated as member of HZPC's Supervisory Board
May 21, 2022During the General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM) of HZPC Holding B.V. Jean-Pierre Bienfait was appointed as new member of the Supervisory Board. Jean-Pierre fills the vacancy of Meerten Ubbens.
28 variedades en busca de ser la mejor papa de Gran Canaria de 2022
April 29, 202214 semillas nuevas en la isla y otras 14 ya conocidas aspiran a ser las más productivas, resistentes y sabrosas para freír, arrugar y sancochar.
HZPC: New generation of potato varieties promising for more food security
April 22, 2022The new generation of potato varieties is performing better and better under extreme climate conditions such as drought, according to the recent sustainability report of potato breeder HZPC
Agrico: 'La calidad debe ser buena, pero los rendimientos siguen siendo más importantes'
February 09, 2022La empresa holandesa Agrico es un actor global en el campo de las variedades de patatas de siembra y de consumo. El desarrollo de variedades innovadoras que se adapten a varios climas y mercados constituye una parte esencial de la empresa.