News on The Potato Supply Chain from Denmark
Peat soils in Denmark: Stop drainage and cultivate reed grass instead of potatoes, says agricultural emissions study
July 12, 2023Drained peat soils in Denmark account for about one-third of agricultural greenhouse gas emissions.
Newtec Celox-P-UHD sorter helps out potato supplier Storøhage Kartofler
August 22, 2022One happy, long-term Newtec customer is Peter Anker Nielsen, CEO and owner of Storøhage Kartofler, a potato supplier that grows high-quality potatoes from the extraordinarily nutrient-rich agricultural area
Newtec’s Optical Sorting Solution ideal for packers of table potatoes
July 18, 2022Newtec’s weighing, sorting and packing solutions offer reliability and efficiency of production for customers in the food industry, such as potato packers.
Potato Blight Trends in Europe: EuroBlight 2018 Results
May 07, 2019EuroBlight is continuously examining the ongoing evolution of the European population of the potato late blight pathogen and now reports on the 2018 results. Approximately 1000 samples were genotyped from 22 countries.
Danish potato trader found guilty in illegal import of minitubers
February 26, 2019Breeders Trust, the organization that defends the Plant Breeders’ Rights of 10 leading European potato breeders, won a lawsuit earlier this month against the Danish potato export and trading company Myco Seed A/S located in Give (Denmark).
Potato breeder Danespo inaugurates its new Potato Center in Denmark
January 29, 2019On Tuesday 22 January 2019, exactly a year after the construction of the new potato center officially started, Danish potato breeder Danespo inaugurated its new head office and breeding station
Potato Blight Trends in Europe: EuroBlight 2017 Results
April 14, 2018The EuroBlight project is examining the ongoing evolution of the potato late blight pathogen (Phytophthora infestans). In 2017, almost 1500 samples from 16 countries in Europe were genotyped. The results indicate that new clones continue to spread.
Germicopa parent Florimond Desprez acquires 49% stake in Danespo
February 04, 2016The owner of Germicopa, Florimond Desprez has acquired 49% of the shares in Danespo from DLG, thus entering into an equal partnership with DLF who owns another 49% of the shares. The remaining 2% are owned by growers and employees.
Vandel Potatoes I/S wins appeal infringement case against Knud Kristensen ApS
December 10, 2015Breeders Trust' shareholder Danespo (Denmark), in Appeal has achieved a major victory in a lengthy lawsuit against the Danish potato trader Knud Kristensen ApS