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Europatat welcomes Romans Vorss as new Technical Affairs Director
October 27, 2020
The European Potato Trade Association Europatat has appointed Romans Vorss as the new Technical Affairs Director of the Association, with effect as of 26 October 2020.
PepsiCo launched a new line for the production of chips in the Moscow region
October 23, 2020
According to the Ministry of Investments, Industry and Science of the Moscow Region, the tenth production line was launched at the PepsiCo enterprise in the Kashirsky District (Frito Lay Manufacturing LLC). It will produce Lay's ® chips. The production capacity of the line is more than 5 thousand tons of finished products per year.
Haith bags global enquiries after facebook video goes viral
October 23, 2020
Haith Group has seen a resurgence of interest in its innovative bag filling machine after a video posted on social media was viewed more than one million times.
NewCold 'On Course' With New Cold Storage Facility
October 20, 2020
Preparations for NewCold's second UK deep freeze storage facility are fully on course, says the company and following the build commencement next month, the operation is expected to go live just one year later.
Intersur Produce Cada Daño más de 100.000 Toneladas de Patatas en España y Francia
October 19, 2020
La empresa sevillana Intersur 2011 y la compañía albaceteña Agromar Hispana han creado el grupo Intersur, que produce ya más de 100.000 toneladas de patatas con destino a empaquetadores que las venden a los supermercados.
Temporary chlorpropham MRL gets green light
October 19, 2020
It's a green light for a temporary Maximum Residue Limit (MRL) for the sprout inhibitor, chlorpropham. That level may be 0.4 mg/kg in ware potatoes. A European Union Standing Committee agreed to this in a digital vote.
Russian Federation increased potato exports by 36 percent
October 16, 2020
In the first nine months of this year, Russia exported 254,8 thousand tons of potatoes (food and seed), which is almost 36% more than in the same period last year.
The Pre-Sprouting Crates From Bekuplast in Action: The Anrather Spargelhof in Willich Uses These Boxes.
October 16, 2020
With regard to potatoes, pre-germination is crucial for good growth. Pre-sprouting enables growers to achieve higher yields and start harvesting up to 6-8 weeks before 'normal' potatoes. It is important that the potatoes are evenly exposed and ventilated.
New research: nitrous oxide emissions 300 times more powerful than CO₂ are jeopardising Earth's future
October 14, 2020
Nitrous oxide emissions (300 times more powerful than CO₂) are jeopardizing Earth's future climate. Agriculture caused almost 70% of global N₂O emissions in the decade to 2016.
Brexit reality dawns for Irish potato growers
October 14, 2020
The potato trade has been warned to have all seed potatoes for next year’s crop imported from Britain by December 31. A trade notice issued by the Irish Department of Agriculture said imports of 'certified seed and ware potatoes' from Britain will be prohibited from the end of 2020 when the UK leaves the EU.
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