Equipment manufacturer Sormac achieves the top energy rating for its new production facility
August 08, 2022
Equipment manufacturer Sormac consistently made sustainable choices during the realization of its new production facility. It resulted in the highest achievable energy label (A +++++) by the Dutch Government
Despite unpredictable market, HZPC realized a slight increase in seed potato price for its growers
June 30, 2022
The price paid to HZPC Holland’s seed potato growers for the 2021 harvest is EUR 33,70 (about USD 35) per 100 kilo. This is slightly above the forecast price of EUR 33,10 (about USD 34.7) published last spring.
Potato Protein as Good as Animal Protein: Study
June 14, 2022
While many plant proteins are deficient in one or more essential amino acids necessary for optimal muscle growth and repair, a new randomized controlled study published in shows that plant-derived proteins can still induce strong anabolic responses.
Growing sweet potatoes in the Netherlands? Yields must improve to make it profitable
June 05, 2022
Five years ago, Mts. Koenraadt-Heerink started growing sweet potatoes on a trial basis in the Netherlands. Over the years, the acreage has grown from less than one to 20.5 hectares. Still, yoelds must improve to make it profitable.
Royal Avebe positive about the potato season: starch percentage at an average of 20.6 percent
May 24, 2022
On Thursday, the 12th of May, Royal Avebe processed the last potatoes of the potato season; a season that completely went to plan. The quality of the potatoes is good with an average starch percentage of 20.6 percent.