News on Potato Starch
AGRANA expands production capacity for technical starches and invests EUR 23 million at Gmünd site
May 22, 2023This year, the fruit, starch and sugar group AGRANA is starting with the construction of an additional drum drying plant at the site of its potato starch mill in Gmünd (Waldviertel District of Lower Austria).
Royal Avebe strategy: focus on the added and distinctive value of potato starch and protein products
April 11, 2023On Thursday 30 March 2023, Royal Avebe presented its strategy for the next five years during a breakfast for invited media. The cooperative will Accelerate and strengthen.
Avebe’s Sustainable Plant-Based Packaging & Building Solutions at European Coatings Show
April 02, 2023Avebe makes innovative ingredients derived from potatoes, which they use to create unique solutions for the food, pet food and industrial such as building, and packaging industries.
Avebe implements WCOM to achieve a stable and higher production at AB Stadex in Malmö
March 14, 2023At Avebe's AB Stadex production location in Malmö, Sweden, an improvement project was recently completed in the HSD (Hot Soluble Department). Roger Riesbeck, Improvement Technician at AB Stadex spoke about collaboration and the role of the WCOM program.
Starch potatoes: how does France quietly liquidate a sovereign agricultural sector?
February 07, 2023Faced with the economic plunge in the potato starch sector, the UNPT calls on producers to mobilize on February 8 at the call of the FNSEA Grand Bassin Parisien to make their demands heard by the Government.
The future of sustainable packaging
January 17, 2023Whether you are the sustainability manager at your company, or you’re about to forward this article to them, reducing the environmental impact of your product should be everybody’s goal.
Potato Starch Global Market Report 2023: Future Market for Potato Starch-Based Bioplastics Presents Opportunities
January 14, 2023In terms of value, the potato starch market is projected to reach USD 5.60 billion by 2029, at a CAGR of 3.9% from 2022 to 2029, while in terms of volume, this market is projected to reach 5,128.5 thousand tons by 2029, at a CAGR of 3.6% from 2020 to 2029.
Generational change within Avebe Kartoffelstärkefabrik Prignitz/Wendland (KPW)
November 10, 2022Every site of Royal Avebe has its own Human Resources challenges. This includes the Avebe Kartoffelstärkefabrik Prignitz/Wendland (KPW) sites in Germany. The relatively high average age of the staff creates capacity challenges for the future.
Growing waxy potatoes for Royal Avebe specialty potato starch
October 24, 2022Christoph Renken, farmer on the Lüneburger Heide, shares his practical experiences of working with Royal Avebe and growing waxy potatoes on his farm.
AKV Langholt acquires Cargill’s share in potato starch joint venture Cargill-AKV I/S
October 17, 2022With effect from October 7, 2022, the Danish farmer-owned cooperative AKV Langholt AmbA has acquired Cargill’s 50% share in their mutual joint venture Cargill-AKV I/S.