News on The Potato Supply Chain from Germany

For the 2024 season, GRIMME is introducing the new  generation of the well approved RH 20 / RH 24 / RH 28  receiving hoppers.
March 02, 2024

For the 2024 season, GRIMME is introducing the new generation of the well approved RH 20 / RH 24 / RH 28 receiving hoppers

The new generation of the proven GRIMME RH 20, RH 24 and RH 28 receiving hoppers features numerous further developments in terms of throughput capacity, crop protection, convenience and variety of equipment.
Potato Grading Artificial Intelligence
January 29, 2024

Experience the power of AI for your potato grading at Fruit Logistica.

Elisam is looking forward to welcoming you on their booth A20 in hall 6.1
Harvest Eye, A device with a screen and a rectangular object with text Description automatically generated
January 26, 2024

Fruit Logistica 2024: Harvest Eye to launch handheld version and expands capabilities beyond potatoes

Machine learning driven crop insights tool HarvestEye will be exhibiting on the global agronomy stage at Fruit Logistica. Fitting to harvesting or grading equipment provides visibility on the size, shape and mapping variability of potatoes and now also onions.
Reduced nitrogen fertilization: Potato varieties react differently
January 08, 2024

Potato varieties react differently to reduced nitrogen fertilization: thesis

The German Potato Industry Association (DKHV) honored Christin Meyer's thesis on nitrogen fertilization of (starch) potatoes, research carried out at the University of Göttingen.
UNIKA/DKHV technical committees visit AgriSens DEMMIN 4.0 at the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (Courtesy: UNIKA/DKHV)
January 08, 2024

Practice meets science - UNIKA/DKHV technology committees visit the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg

The Technology Commission of the UNIKA and the Technology Committee of the German Potato Trade Association served as discussion partners and sources of inspiration. V. (DKHV) was invited to the geoecology working group at the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU) in December.
DKHV President Thomas Herkenrath opens the IBK
December 10, 2023

18th International Berlin Potato Evening: A Premier Gathering of Potato Industry Leaders

The German Potato Trade Association (DKHV) has announced the 18th International Berlin Potato Evening (IBK), a flagship event for the global potato industry.
Schönbuchschule Dettenhausen during the potato harvest, DKHV school garden project "Kids an die Knolle"
November 21, 2023

Join the Fun: Register Your School for 'Kids an die Knolle' 2024 – A Potato Education Program by the German Potato Trade Association (DKHV)

Schools all over Germany take part in "Kids an die Knolle", an educational program run by the German Potato Trade Association (DKHV).
AVR Deutschland
November 09, 2023

Belgium based agricultural potato equipment manufacturer AVR announces expansion into Germany

One year before AVR's 175th anniversary, the Belgian agricultural potato equipment manufacturer has announced a significant expansion of the company: the opening of a new branch in Germany.
Andreas Pottbäcker (shown here in the Curing room) has broken new ground by growing sweet potatoes. The tubers are marketed either to Essen-based potato wholesaler Von der Stein or to Edeka Rhein-Ruhr, in each case in the tried-and-tested Europool returna
November 06, 2023

Pottbäcker Markt- und Kartoffelhandel GmbH want to offer regional sweet potatoes all year round

Since 2017, regional sweet potatoes have been growing and thriving on the Lower Rhine potato farm Pottbäcker in Germany
Dewulf Enduro
November 01, 2023

Agritechnica 2023: Dewulf bringing something for everyone

This year, the world's largest agricultural trade fair Agritechnica will once again grace the familiar exhibition halls of Hanover, Germany for eight days.
Grimme EVO 260
October 17, 2023

GRIMME Group's ChangeSep and SmartFold Bag DLG Innovation Award in Silver at VDMA Information Exchange.

The Germany-headquartered company presented a series of innovations at the two-day event of the mechanical and plant machinery companies' network.
Potato field
October 09, 2023

Regional Differences in Potato Yields in Germany

In Germany, the Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL) has provided a promising assessment of this year's potato harvest despite challenging weather conditions and delayed planting.
Bayer Serenade
September 16, 2023

Bayer finds in-furrow application of biological fungicide Serenade boosts potato quality and potato vitality

Serenade is a biological fungicide based on a living bacterium derived from nature. In extensive trials, Bayer identified a number of positive effects on the potato crop.
The new marketplace can be used on all common digital end devices.
August 02, 2023

GRIMME launches new marketplace for its agricultural machinery

The family-owned company GRIMME from Damme (Germany) presents a completely redesigned digital marketplace for used, new and rental machines.
July 06, 2023

Potato breeder Europlant Pflanzenzucht GmbH rebrands itself, changes its logo

Europlant Pflanzenzucht GmbH presents itself with a new, modern brand image. A new logo, new colours and new fonts create a contemporary corporate identity.
Bosch BASF Smart Farming is now ONE SMART SPRAY
May 01, 2023

Bosch BASF Smart Farming is now ONE SMART SPRAY

Bosch BASF Smart Farming, the joint venture between Bosch and BASF Digital Farming to globally market and sell smart farming technology, announced its new brand name: ONE SMART SPRAY.
Agri-Tech innovator unveils new iteration of crop insights tool
February 01, 2023

Harvesteye shows latest version of its potato monitoring tool for harvesters and sorters at Fruit Logistica

HarvestEye is set to launch the newest version of its industry leading machine-learning driven root crops insights tool at Fruit Logistica, the world’s largest fresh produce trade fair.
Belgium with record participation at Fruit Logistica 2023
January 25, 2023

Belgium with record participation at Fruit Logistica 2023

From 8 to 10 February 2023, thirty-two Belgian suppliers of fruit and vegetables, potatoes and fruit trees, together with three trade associations and four fruit and vegetable auctions, will present themselves at the joint stand of Flanders’ Agricultural Marketing Board, VLAM, at Fruit Logistica in hall 27, at stand A 22.


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