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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 & Greet’ event

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

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.
Monica Andres Executive Vice President for Yara Europe: 'By expanding our offerings into the growing organic farming segment in Europe, we can help improve nutrient use efficiency'

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'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.

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.
Two Alexia brand product packages now made with corn and potato biomaterial

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

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 cut down on UK’s number one most wasted food

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

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.
The new potato packaging bags are made of two-ply paper with compostable glue used around the window of the bag.

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.

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