Potato News from Czech Republic

Europatat elects Vlastimil Rasocha as its new Vice-President
May 27, 2024

Europatat elects Vlastimil Rasocha as its new Vice-President

Europatat’s members have elected a new Board to lead the association for the coming year and welcome Vlastimil Rasocha as Vice-president.
Europatat Adapt
March 08, 2023

ADAPT news: Upcoming round of phenotyping potato stress acclimation in focus lines

The Horizon 2020 EU project Accelerated Development of multiple-stress tolerAnt PoTato (ADAPT), in which Europatat is participating, aims at developing new strategies to make potatoes fit for the challenging growth conditions of the future.
Ishida helps Czech Republic snack manufacturer realize high speed packaging in small bags
December 08, 2018

Ishida helps Czech Republic snack manufacturer realize high speed packaging in small bags

Ishida’s experience in the development of snacks packaging solutions has been the critical factor in enabling one of the Czech Republic’s leading snacks manufacturers to achieve the high packing speeds required for its new ranges of smaller bag sizes.
HZPC names Dr Marie Rasochová Potato Woman of the Year 2018
November 13, 2018

HZPC names Dr Marie Rasochová Potato Woman of the Year 2018

Potato company HZPC has named Dr. Marie Rasochová (80) as Potato Woman of the Year 2018. She is a great promotor of potatoes in the Czech Republic.
Czech Potato Research Institute announces a new blue-purple potato variety 'Val-Blue'
October 05, 2017

Czech Potato Research Institute breeds a new blue-purple potato variety 'Val-Blue'

The Czech Potato Research Institute in Havlíčkův Brod has announced that it has bred a new potato variety they named “Val Blue”. And yes! It has a striking blue-purple colour.
La nueva papa checo-latinoamericana será más sabrosa y resistente
August 30, 2016

La nueva papa checo-latinoamericana será más sabrosa y resistente

Científicos checos están examinando patatas traídas de América Latina con el fin de ennoblecer la especie centroeuropea. La nueva variedad, que debería ser más sabrosa y resistente, podría deleitar el paladar de los checos dentro de unos 10 años.
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 Europatat icons
February 28, 2013

Europatat and the Czech Potato Association announce Europatat Congress 2013

Europatat and the Czech Potato Association (UBS) are pleased to announce the opening for registrations for the annual Europatat Congress, taking place in Carlsbad (Czech Republic) from 30 May 2013 till 1 June 2013.
Medipo Agras
August 01, 2012

New Herbert intake grading systems brings benefits to Czech potato packer Medipo Agras

Medipo Agras in the Czech Republic, are potato packers who have recently replaced their old Herbert line with a larger intake grading system.
 Breeders Trust
June 18, 2010

Breeders Trust sluit overeenkomst voor pootgoed licenties in Tsjechië

Breeders Trust heeft een overeenkomst gesloten voor de inning van licenties op aardappelrassen in Tsjechië. De Tsjechische organisatie Druvod gaat gegevens verzamelen over het gebruik van zelf geteeld pootgoed en zorgt dat de kweekbedrijven hun licent...
May 26, 2010

Papas pobres en azúcar, un nuevo experimento de la ciencia checa

Una buena noticia para los aficionados a las papas fritas que quieran mantenerse delgados: científicos checos del Instituto de Botánica Experimental están desarrollando una nueva especie de patata con un bajo contenido de azúcar. Las papas fritas de b...
Burger King Opens first restaurant in Czech republic
November 25, 2008

Burger King Opens first restaurant in Czech republic

Burger King Europe GmbH, a subsidiary of Burger King Corp. (NYSE:BKC), announced today the opening of the first BURGER KING(R) restaurant in the Czech Republic November 25, 2008. This new market entry is an important step to accomplish the company's C...
The Czech snack market: Internack vs Pepsico
May 16, 2008

The Czech snack market: Internack vs Pepsico

Choosing your junk food used to be easy. During the “shortage economy” under communism, Czechoslovakia was deprived of the variety of prepackaged processed food found in the West. If you wanted a savory snack, your options were simple: salted sticks...
May 06, 2008

Germany's Intersnack buys Czech firms Canto Hradec Kralove and Perri Crisps & Snacks Tremosna

Intersnack of Germany, known on the Czech market for its Bohemia Chips, has acquired two Czech companies Canto Hradec Kralove and Perri Crisps & Snacks Tremosna, daily Mlada fronta Dnes (MfD) wrote Monday. "We believe our sales will rise to K...
March 03, 2008

New GM potatoes to be planted by Czech farmers soon

Czech farmers could be reaping a new specie of the genetically modified (GM) potatoes with superior starch more befitting the human organism next year. Experts agree that this would broaden the possibilities of Czech potato producers. However, in spi...

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