News on The Potato Supply Chain
Farmer’s Promise announces New Burbank Reserve variety
September 18, 2023Introducing the Burbank Reserve, a remarkable gem in the world of potatoes that effortlessly marries the qualities of casual and fine-dining restaurant excellence.
Restrain appoints Benedikt Cramer as new Managing Director
September 18, 2023Restrain, the world’s leading provider of ethylene-based sprout control solutions, has announced the appointment of Dr. Benedikt Cramer as its new Managing Director, while current MD Dirk Garos will take up the new role of Strategic Director.
Potato Chip manufacturer BEPPCO participated in the First Exhibition of Local Production in Dohuk, Iraq
September 17, 2023BEPPCO proudly presented their potato varieties and potato chips at the First Exhibition of Local Production in Dohuk Governorate's Aqra District. The event started on the evening of Sunday, September 3, 2023, under the supervision of Mr. Ali Tatar, the Governor of Dohuk.
Seed potato export from Scotland to Northern Ireland to resume starting September 30
September 16, 2023Gordon MP Richard Thomson has welcomed confirmation from DEFRA that exports of seed potatoes from Scotland to Northern Ireland can restart from September 30, but has reacted with disbelief that the UK Government hasn’t raised the issue of exports to the EU since March.
Bayer finds in-furrow application of biological fungicide Serenade boosts potato quality and potato vitality
September 16, 2023Serenade 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.
Feeding America: Introducing the Next Generation Potato Farmers
September 16, 2023A new generation of potato farmers uses cutting-edge instruments and methods to progress farms and preserve the soil for future generations all over the United States, often in unexpected areas.
Peter Poortinga appointed as CEO of hybrid potato company Solynta
September 15, 2023Dutch innovative hybrid potato breeder Solynta announced that Peter Poortinga will join the company as Chief Executive Officer as per September 15.
Average potato production in North-western-Europe threatened by quality issues
September 14, 2023The last 4 months was not easy going for the potato production in the NEPG region. But despite the difficult weather conditions, first yield estimates suggest a return to multi-year averages, with an estimated harvest of around 23 million tonnes of potatoes.
Princesa Amandine potatoes at Fruit Attraction in three stands and in three formats
September 13, 2023Princesa Amandine will participate in Fruit Attraction (from October 3 to 5 at IFEMA Madrid) and can be found at the stands of three of its partners, Udapa (10G06, hall 10), Ibérica de Patatas (5E06, hall 5) and Campotec (8C08, stand Portugal Fresh 2023).
Looking back at Potato Europe 2023: Dewulf unveils Certa 40 Integral and MH 24x series with Scotts Evolution
September 12, 2023The 2023 edition of Potato Europe took place in Kain (Doornik), Belgium, last week. There, the full-liner in potato cultivation machines unveiled innovations in its product lines for both planting and storage.