Nace la Interprofesional de la patata de Castilla y León
July 27, 2020
Después de un gran esfuerzo administrativo llevado a cabo durante el confinamiento, el sector productor de la patata de Castilla y León ha conseguido crear la Interprofesional de la patata, tras reunir los apoyos necesarios superando el 51% de la superficie regional.
The solutions provided by sorting technologies are more necessary now than ever before.
July 20, 2020
TOMRA Food is reaching out to vegetable processors everywhere to help them tackle the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Jonge Boeren Programma krijgt virtueel vervolg tijdens Aardappeldemodag Online
July 16, 2020
De eerste editie van het Jonge Boeren Programma tijdens Aardappeldemodag 2018 was meteen een groot succes. Twee jaar na deze speciaal voor jonge boeren georganiseerde bijeenkomst onder de noemer ‘biertje-bitterbal-bedrijfsovername’, krijgt het programmaonderdeel, vanwege de maatregelen rondom het coronavirus, op 19 augustus een virtueel vervolg op Aardappeldemodag Online.
White Castle Just Hired a New Fry Guy—and It's a Robot
July 15, 2020
White Castle Just Hired a New Fry Guy—and It's a Robot. The next time Harold and Kumar go to a White Castle, there may be a robot making their French Fries.
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.
La patata 'Beltza', de color púrpura, posee un elevado contenido en compuestos antioxidantes beneficiosos para la salud.
June 29, 2020
La nueva variedad es de gran calidad para su utilización en restauración, envasada al vacío o cocida lista para consumir.
Low-tech tool helps fight potato late blight
June 29, 2020
The International Potato Center (CIP), in partnership with research and development institutions in Ecuador and Peru, has developed a low-tech tool to help farmers optimize fungicide's use.
From 'ridge' to 'bed' – the next step in HZPC potato innovation
June 25, 2020
Increasing food security in areas that are hard to access. This is one of the ideas behind an important potato innovation by HZPC: hybrid potato breeding.
Under COVID, food systems in Latin America are looking inward for support
June 19, 2020
Scientists at the International Potato Center (CIP) are shifting their focus to the long-term effects of COVID-19 to anticipate and understand how food systems may be impacted in the coming years.
The World Potato Congress Inc. Announces Three New Directors to its Board
June 10, 2020
Romain Cools, President, and CEO of the World Potato Congress Inc. (WPC) announces the appointment of three new Directors to its Board effective July 1, 2020: Dr. Nigel Crump, Australia, and Mrs. Elven Huang, China, both former WPC International Advisors, and Mr. Bret Nedrow, USA.