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Antti Kuusisto, chairman of Luonnosta Finland and Phil Rayner, Manager of Luonnosta UK

Luonnosta Finland Oy establishes a subsidiary in the United Kingdom

October 02, 2023
Luonnosta Finland Oy and Phil Rayner announced the establishment of Luonnosta UK Ltd. Luonnosta’s strategy for several years has been to develop international business and strengthen networks worldwide.
Potato prices stagnate in Moldova due to low demand

North-western European Potato growers (NEPG) concerned about price drop of free buy potatoes and negative signal to growers.

October 02, 2023
During the last weeks, free buy prices from different North-western European quotations have dramatically fallen, no longer allowing to cover production costs. North-western European Potato growers (NEPG) respond.
Dick Hylkema, director of the Nederlandse Aardappel Organisatie (NAO)

Dutch potato chain could play a very important international role

September 12, 2023
The Netherlands' development as an agricultural country and retaining enough farmland. And ensuring potatoes remain in Dutch consumers' minds.
Álava potato

PepsiCo and Fertiberia launch programme to produce fertilizer from green hydrogen

July 23, 2023
PepsiCo and Fertiberia have partnered up to launch a pilot programme to reduce emissions in potato cultivation. Fertiberia's Impact Zero fertilizers are produced from green hydrogen (replacing natural gas), and precision agriculture.
European potato field. Courtesy: European Potato Processors’ Association (EUPPA)

Potato acreage in North-western Europe up 2 to 3 percent. Questions about total production remain

July 08, 2023
The North-western European Potato Growers (NEPG) estimate the area of ware potatoes has increased by 2 to 3%. This is slightly higher than the record in 2020, when it was 522.000 ha for the EU-4 (NL, BE, DE, FR).
Fresh deep-fried crisps from Frosta in Trøndelag. Probably the healthiest crisps on the planet

Norwegian research for the best potato for potato chips

June 26, 2023
Researchers in Norway investigated the best way to avoid the formation of acrylamide when producing potato chips. They focused in particular on identifying the most suitable potatoes to use.
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Seed potatoes with small green sprouts

Government of Ireland supports investments in the Seed Potato and Chipping Potato Sector

June 07, 2023
Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue, announced the commencement of the issuing of grant approvals under the 2023 Scheme of Investment Aid for the Seed Potato Sector and Chipping Potato Sector.
Potato washing process

Land sale provides plot for new Walkers facility

February 12, 2023
The food manufacturer intends to expand its operations in the area, having agreed to purchase the 6.4-acre site off Thurcaston Road from the city council for more than GBP 3.5m (USD 4.2m).
Fresh potatoes

NEPG provides an update on the potato situation in France, Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany: more potatoes needed!

January 30, 2023
The North-western European Potato Growers (NEPG) report on the potato market in the NEPG zone (France, Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany)
Neiker transfers its potatoes, ‘Edurne’ and ‘Beltza’, to the cooperative UDAPA

Neiker transfers its potato varieties, 'Edurne' and 'Beltza', to the cooperative UDAPA

December 11, 2022
Neiker technology center, member of the Basque Research and Technology Alliance (BRTA), and the Alava cooperative UDAPA have signed a transfer agreement until 2032 for the potato varieties Beltza and Edurn.


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