News on New Potato Varieties from the Netherlands
In the Netherlands, 7 supermarkets sign up for 100% robust potatoes in an organic range
November 19, 2022
In 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, 2022
On 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.
Jean-Pierre Bienfait nominated as member of HZPC's Supervisory Board
May 21, 2022
During 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.
HZPC: New generation of potato varieties promising for more food security
April 22, 2022
The 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, 2022
La 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.
Potato Days Live wants to inspire the sector to make sustainable choices
October 21, 2021
The potato sector has the ability to significantly contribute to a sustainable food supply worldwide. HZPC will therefore broadcast an inspiring programme on 3 November during Potato Days 2021 Live.
Royal Avebe and Solynta to joinly work on hybrid breeding of potatoes for starch production
April 15, 2021
Averis Seeds B.V., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Royal Avebe, will be working together with the hybrid potato breeding company Solynta on the hybrid breeding of starch potato varieties.
Agrico's Next Generation potato varieties now available on its online platform
March 27, 2021
Last November Agrico built an online news platform to support its buyers and growers with important knowledge and information. Agrico now also shares the latest insights and successes of its Next Generation potato varieties on this online platform
From Seed potato to Seed: Optimizing the germination of TPS
January 04, 2021
This year HZPC expects to own the first prototype of a hybrid potato variety. These potatoes will be sown instead of planted, and that offers a perspective for the food security of areas that are hard to reach.
HZPC closes eventful year with a healthy result
October 06, 2020
The 2019/2020 financial year has been eventful in many respects for seed potato supplier HZPC. Despite the consequences of COVID-19, the company has had an operationally successful season. The coming season, however, may well be more of a challenge.