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Dewulf and Agrointelli jointly explore autonomous potato planting

Dewulf and Agrointelli jointly explore autonomous potato planting

April 26, 2021
Dewulf and Agrointelli have announced that they will be working together to explore the benefits of using autonomous machines in potato cultivation. A first project will see the combination of the autonomous Robotti platform with a 4-row Miedema CP 42 cup planter.
Agriculture company Vandamme opts for a quality boost with new cooling

Agriculture company Vandamme opts for a quality boost with new cooling

April 15, 2021
According to Vandamme, mechanical cooling is an excellent basis for long-term storage of potatoes without loss of quality. In addition, cooling, in combination with 1,4SIGHT, is a suitable alternative to chlorpropham as a sprout inhibitor.
The EU clarifies the application of the LMR of sprout inhibitor CIPC in potato

The EU clarifies the application of the LMR of sprout inhibitor CIPC in potato

March 08, 2021
Good news for the potato sector: the European Commission has recently formally set the value of 0.4 ppm as the temporary maximum residual limit (LMRt) in potato (products).
Dewulf adds new options that make MH 24x receiving hoppers even more versatile

Dewulf adds new options that make MH 24x receiving hoppers even more versatile

March 02, 2021
Dewulf, full-liner in machines for the cultivation of potatoes and root crops, has introduced several new options for their MH 24x series of receiving hoppers.
Europatat Congress 2021 Virtual Edition

Europatat Congress 2021 Virtual Edition

March 02, 2021
Europatat, the European Potato Trade Association, is excited to announce that the 2021 edition of its annual Congress will be held on Thursday, 10th of June in a virtual format.
Corona crisis slashes Belgian potato industry in 2020. Volume of potatoes for processing lowest in three years

Corona crisis hits Belgian potato industry hard: 2020 processing volume lowest in three years

March 02, 2021
No one could miss it in the media last year: the COVID-19 pandemic hit the Belgian potato sector hard.
The RUCIP European Committee approves new internal structure and appoints new European Delegate

The RUCIP European Committee approves new internal structure and appoints new European Delegate

February 02, 2021
RUCIP European Committee -  the organisation that looks after the rules and practices of the Inter-European Trade in Potatoes - has a new internal organisation and new leadership.
New frozen storage offers 22,000 extra pallet places for frozen produce

New frozen storage offers 22,000 extra pallet places for frozen produce in the port of Antwerp

January 25, 2021
Luik Natie opened a new cold store at the beginning of 2019. Just under two years later, the opening of a new frozen storage area is planned.
Christophe Vermeulen to become the new CEO of Belgapom and director of FVPhouse

Christophe Vermeulen to become the new CEO of Belgapom and director of FVPhouse

December 04, 2020
Belgapom has selected Christophe Vermeulen as the successor to Romain Cools as the CEO of Belgapom. He will also act as the director of FVPhouse.
Dewulf launches a new 4-row self-propelled potato harvester: Enduro

Dewulf launches a new 4-row self-propelled potato harvester: Enduro

November 21, 2020
Dewulf, a manufacturer of potato harvesters from Belgium, launches an entirely new 4-row self-propelled sieving harvester: the Enduro. This harvester on tyres is equipped with new technologies in the areas of ground pressure, product cleaning and flow, and buffer capacity.

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