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 new potato varieties during Meet and Greet event
November 08, 2021
Agrico presented two new varieties during an intimate Meet and Greet at its breeding and research farm, Agrico Research in Bant.
Waitrose Signs Up To the Robust Potato Pledge for Organic Potatoes
October 19, 2021
Waitrose and Partners is set to be the first major retailer to sign up to The UK Robust Potato Pledge, which will see the group move away from the use of copper-based fungicides on organic fresh potatoes in order to combat late blight Phytophthora.
Yara acquires Finnish Ecolan to expand its organic fertilizer business
September 01, 2021
Yara Suomi Oy announced today the acquisition of Ecolan Oy, a Finnish producer of recycled fertilizers. This is Yara’s first acquisition in the organic fertilizer segment.
Barnana® Snacks Introduces Organic Plantain Crisps
August 25, 2021
Barnana’s new flaky, layered Organic Plantain Crisps are unlike any chip on the market. Savory, not sweet because they are made from green plantains, they come in two flavors: Sea Salt and Garlic.
Lamb Weston Introduces Biobased (potato, corn) Packaging for two Alexia products
April 16, 2021
Driving toward a goal of using more sustainable materials in packaging, two Lamb Weston Alexia brand products will use corn and potato starch in their packaging beginning this month.
Hauts-de-France: more organic potato plots despite the limited market
March 30, 2021
With the closure of restaurants and consequent decrease in factory activity, organic potatoes, just like conventional potatoes, have suffered from the Covid-19 crisis.
Tesco to sell unwashed potatoes in order to reduce food waste
March 11, 2021
A move to cut down on food waste by selling unwashed potatoes – and in doing so potentially double their shelf-life - is being launched by Tesco.
Organic farming area in the EU up 46 percent since 2012
February 22, 2021
The total organic area in the European Union (EU) was 13.8 million hectares in 2019, corresponding to 8.5% of the total utilized agricultural area. This represents an increase of 46% between 2012 and 2019.
New potato packaging compostable at home
February 15, 2021
February is Potato Lover's Month and Arrowfarms companies Morning Kiss Organic and Gold Bell are introducing new, compostable paper bag potato packaging.