Potato News from Belgium
European Produce Associations Call for Revised Packaging Regulations to Support Sustainable Practices in the Fruit and Vegetable Sector
March 28, 2023
Copa-Cogeca, Freshfel Europe, the European Fresh Produce Association, and Europatat, the European Potato Trade Association, have taken note of the European Commission’s proposal for a Regulation on Packaging and Packaging Waste that was published on 30 November 2022
AVR's 4-row self-propelled potato harvester Puma 4.0 gets several upgrades in 2023!
March 19, 2023
With the Puma 4.0, the world leader in the segment of 4-row self-propelled harvesters, AVR introduced the world to a robust, high-tech harvester. On their journey to further perfect the Puma 4.0, they have provided the following updates for the 2023 Pumas.
Europatat participates in new EU project 'WASTELESS' to measure and reduce food loss
March 03, 2023
Potato trade association Europatat will participate in EU project WASTELESS, which aims to develop tools for measuring food loss and waste in the EU food supply chain, currently estimated at 88 million tonnes every year.
NEPG provides an update on the potato situation in France, Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany: more potatoes needed!
January 30, 2023
The North-western European Potato Growers (NEPG) report on the potato market in the NEPG zone (France, Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany)
En Bélgica la patata frita no es solo una patata, argumentan los dueños de las "friteries"
December 24, 2022
Pan, cerveza... y patatas fritas. Cuando sube el precio de cualquiera de estos tres alimentos, los belgas son de los primeros en notarlo en el bolsillo. Especialmente las famosas patatas fritas belgas.
WTO rejects Colombian anti-dumping duties on frozen fries from Belgium, Germany and The Netherlands
December 23, 2022
Arbitrators have in substance ruled in favour of the EU in the first WTO appeal dealt with under the ‘Multi-party interim appeal arbitration arrangement', known as the ‘MPIA'.
Dewulf Potato harvester Kwatro finds extremely good flow
December 12, 2022
Since 2016, the current generation of Dewulf's 4-row potato harvester Kwatro Xtreme has been known for, among other things, its constriction-free sieving path and having the largest bunker in its market segment.
Potato sector gets together en masse for record-breaking edition of Interpom attracting 20,254 visitors
December 02, 2022
Over the past few days, a large number of people involved in the potato sector attended this record-breaking edition of Interpom held in Kortrijk Xpo (B).
Manter, Solidtec and Sarco Packaging are ready for the Interpom
November 24, 2022
On November 27, 28 and 29, 2022, Interpom in Kortrijk will once again bring together the top of the potato industry. Manter, Solidtec and Sarco Packaging will demonstrate various weighing and packaging machines
More electrical power for fast-growing potato processor Agristo Wielsbeke
November 24, 2022
In recent weeks, power network company Fluvius has carried out important construction works near the West Flemish producer of potato products Agristo in Wielsbeke.