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After one and a half years without potato events, it was time to meet up again

'After one and a half years without potato events, it was time to meet up again'

August 30, 2021
Thirty-four potato growers took the opportunity to discuss potatoes, exchange information about the potato market and simply make small talk again at a variety presentation at Europlant.
Jan Soltau becomes Managing Director of Solana Germany

Jan Soltau becomes Managing Director of Solana Germany

August 08, 2021
The Solana Group appoints Jan Soltau as Managing Director of the German Solana subsidiary as of August 01, 2021.
Robert Koch, mayorista de patatas

Robert Koch, mayorista de patatas: 'La regionalidad es un factor importante en la decisión de compra de los consumidores alemanes'

April 26, 2021
Si bien el mercado de las patatas industriales se paralizó en gran medida durante la pandemia de coronavirus, el mercado de la patata de mesa en la región alemana de Baviera está en auge.
Albert Schirring, Strategy Lead Vegetables & Potato, Bayer AG

World Potato Congress Webinar: 'Late Blight: 175 years of experience. What have we learned? An update.' by Albert Schirring

March 24, 2021
The World Potato Congress is very pleased to present its next webinar on Wednesday, March 31, 2021 with Albert Schirring, Strategy Lead Vegetables & Potato, Bayer AG.
Innovation in German food retail trade: Europlant launches the Lower Carb Potato

Innovación en el comercio minorista de alimentos en Alemania: Europlant lanza la patata baja en carbohidratos

February 22, 2021
La papa es uno de los alimentos más populares, sin embargo, contiene muchos carbohidratos. Europlant se adapta a la tendencia de nutrición baja en carbohidratos y ahora ofrece dos variedades de papa con menos carbohidratos.
Innovation in German food retail trade: Europlant launches the Lower Carb Potato

Innovation in German food retail trade: Europlant launches the Lower Carb Potato

February 17, 2021
Potato is one of the most popular foods. For many consumers, however, it contains too many carbohydrates. Europlant adapts to the low-carb nutrition trend and is now offering two potato varieties with fewer carbohydrates.
Bosch and BASF establish joint venture for digital technologies in the agricultural sector

Bosch and BASF establish joint venture for digital technologies in the agricultural sector

November 12, 2020
Bosch and BASF Digital Farming have signed a 50:50 joint venture (JV) agreement to globally market and sell smart farming solutions from a single source in the future.
The Pre-Sprouting Crates From Bekuplast in Action: The Anrather Spargelhof in Willich Uses These Boxes.

Pre-Sprouting Potatoes: bekuplast LLC Crates Allow A Uniform And Stable Sprouting Pattern

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.
The plant on the left is untreated and the fungi are clearly visible. The right plant was treated with the acid, the fungus could not cause any damage.

Researchers find new way to protect plants from fungal infection

September 25, 2020
Widespread fungal disease in plants can be controlled with a commercially available chemical that has been primarily used in medicine until now. This discovery was made by scientists from Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU) and the University of the State of Paraná in Brazil.
Restrain sprout suppressor approved in Germany

Restrain sprout suppressor approved in Germany

July 09, 2020
The German Federal Office of Consumer Protection and Food Safety (BVL) has approved the ethylene-based sprout suppressor Restrain as a safe crop protection product with immediate effect. The approval applies to the treatment of potatoes (for both domestic consumption and starch production), onions, garlic, shallots, propagating material, and tomatoes.
World Potato Congress Inc. Webinar June 25, 2020 At 09:00 A.M. Eastern Standard Time With Burkhard Kuhlmann Presenting: 'Mechanisation Levels For The Global Potato Industry'

World Potato Congress Inc. Webinar: 'Mechanisation Levels For The Global Potato Industry'

June 12, 2020
The World Potato Congress continues its webinar series with a presentation by Burkhard Kuhlmann of Grimme, entitled 'Mechanisation Levels for the Global Potato Industry'.
Lively demand for Cypriot early potatoes in Germany

Lively demand for Cypriot early potatoes in Germany

April 15, 2020
The sunny weather and the early start of the domestic asparagus season are particularly advantageous for potato imports. We are now hoping for a successful continuation of the campaign after Easter.

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