Cargill and AKV Langholt invest in USD 22.5M potato starch factory in Denmark
January 30, 2018
Cargill and its Danish potato starch partner, AKV Langholt AmbA, are investing $22.5 million USD (EUR 19 million) in a new potato starch production unit at their Langholt facility in Denmark.
Avebe Innovation Centre leads to New Partnership
January 18, 2018
Avebe's Innovation Centre reached its highest point early December. The new premises will be housing the Innovations, Sales and Marketing departments. Space will also be made for start-ups in the agrofood sector under the name: Innolab Biobased Economy.
Turning Potato Starch into durable coatings to replace Paint and Varnish
January 03, 2018
If a surface has to be protected against corrosion, this usually takes place through coating it with paints or varnishes. Bio-based, environmentally-friendly solutions are hardly available. Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute are developing a cost-effective coating based on renewable raw materials, potato starch in particular
Potato Production in China to rebound this marketing year
January 01, 2018
According to a GAIN-report prepared by the USDA staff in Beijing, China’s fresh potato production in marketing year 2017-2018 is forecast at 97 million metric tons, a five percent increase from the estimated 92 million metric tons in the previous year.
Lihme Protein Solutions licenses its functional protein technology to potato starch companies KMC and AKV Langholt
December 20, 2017
Starch manufacturers KMC and AKV Langholt aim to establish commercial production of functional potato proteins from the potato fruit juice remaining after starch extraction, using Lihme Protein Solutions’ proprietary technology
Kim Jong-un tours newly opened North Korean potato starch factory
December 10, 2017
Last week North Korea's State News Agency shared a number of pictures of Kim Jong Un touring a new potato factory in Samjiyon, near the Chinese border.
Potato Starch Company Novidon launches new logo
December 05, 2017
Novidon - a company that adds value to potato starch isolated from side streams of potato processing companies - introduces new branding.
Avebe zet goede lijn door met record prestatieprijs: ruim 82 euro
November 21, 2017
Coöperatie Avebe realiseerde een prestatieprijs van ruim 82 euro. Dit is bijna 7% hoger dan vorig jaar,en een nieuw record: nog niet eerder kwam de prestatieprijs boven de grens van de 80 euro.
Potato Starch manufacturer Avebe sets record performance price: 82 euros
November 21, 2017
Coöperatie Avebe achieved a performance price of more than 82 euros. This is almost 7% higher than last year, and a new record: the performance price has never exceeded the 80 euros threshold before.
Research in Denmark: potato waste a potential goldmine
October 09, 2017
A New research partnership in Denmark will utilize potato and seaweed waste streams for ingredient production.