News on The Potato Supply Chain from the Netherlands
HZPC potato variety Rashida promising for Greek market and beyond
March 25, 2023
The new HZPC potato variety Rashida is a true all-rounder. Underneath the good looks, there is a robust variety that copes well in all conditions. And that makes growers, packers and consumers happy.
NEPG: How will the potato market in North-western Europe develop?
March 21, 2023
In Northwestern Europe (EU-04; NL, DE, BE, FR) the potato sector is facing a range of issues in the upcoming months. The million dollar question: How will the potato market respond? An analysis by the NEPG.
Potato flavor stories: Consumer love to learn about flavor next to usage
March 21, 2023
Consumers, especially the young generation Y & Z love to learn more about flavor when purchasing food products.
Peter Oldenkamp to succeed long-time Director Agrico Research Sjefke Allefs
March 11, 2023
Potato coop Agrico announced that Peter Oldenkamp will become director of Agrico Research starting August 1, 2023. He succeeds Sjefke Allefs as director. Sjefke Allefs has worked at Agrico Research since 1990, in the position of director for the past 24 years.
125 years of HZPC awarded with Royal predicate
February 28, 2023
On occasion HZPC's 125th anniversary on February 27, 2023, Drs. A. A. M. Brok, Commissioner of the King of the Province of Friesland presented potato breeder HZPC with the certificate for the predicate Royal.
Potato Breeding Company HZPC financial results in line with expectations
February 18, 2023
Potato breeding company HZPC is on track for the expected result of the financial year 2022-2023.
Royal Cosun: Significant upturn of results in turbulent 2022 Dirk de Lugt, Chairman of the Board of Royal Cosun
February 14, 2023
At Aviko, sales in frozen and chilled potato products grew strongly, partly due to the recovering foodservice market. The new Aviko factory in Poperinge in Belgium, which opened last year, and Aviko’s operations in China are contributing to this growth.
Nancy Rietbroek new operational director NAK
February 07, 2023
The board of the NAK has appointed Nancy Rietbroek as operational director. From March 1, 2023, she will start working at the NAK.
Solynta and FreshCrop sign hybrid potato collaboration agreement in Kenya
February 05, 2023
Solynta – hybrid potato breeding technology company from The Netherlands and FreshCrop Limited, Kenya’s largest producer of seed tubers, have signed an agreement to collaborate on the development of hybrid true potato innovation in Kenya.
The future of sustainable packaging
January 17, 2023
Whether 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.