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Legacy of former Europatat’s President Gilles Fontaine

The legacy of former Europatat President Gilles Fontaine

June 15, 2022
June has marked the end of Europatat’s Presidency for Mr Gilles Fontaine, who joined Europatat’s Board in 2014 as Treasurer and became President in 2018.
How do different potatoes respond to heat, drought, and waterlogging stresses?

On the path to stress-tolerant potatoes

May 15, 2022
How do different potatoes respond to heat, drought, and waterlogging stresses? EU-backed scientists are investigating the changes that make potatoes resilient or susceptible.
Vegetable and Potato Processing Research center VEG-i-TEC opens its doors

Vegetable and Potato Processing Research center VEG-i-TEC opens its doors

October 07, 2021
A lot of water, energy and nutrition is lost during the processing of vegetables and potatoes. Scientists from Ghent University, together with partners Flanders' FOOD, Howest, VITO and Vlakwa, are therefore reviewing the processing process from A to Z in the VEG-i-TEC research center.
ADAPT project: farmer’s survey’s points out climate change as the biggest threat to potato production in Europe

ADAPT project: farmer’s survey’s points out climate change as the biggest threat to potato production in Europe

July 15, 2021
Europatat is part of an international consortium involved in the research project ADAPT (“Accelerated Development of multiple-stress tolerAnt PoTato”), which aims at developing new strategies to make potatoes fit for the challenging growth conditions of the future.
Mathijs Peters New President of The European Snacks Association

Mathijs Peters New President of The European Snacks Association

July 01, 2021
Mathijs Peters, responsible for EU Corporate Affairs at PepsiCo was elected President of the European Snacks Association asbl (ESA) for a two-year term. He succeeds Dr. Rolf Nilges, Intersnack’s Director of Research & Development and External Affairs.
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.
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An overview of the Belgian agricultural landscape.

Cropmap Belgium 2020 now available

September 18, 2020
An overview of the Belgian agricultural landscape. The cropmap shows the main crop type on each individual field cultivated in the 2020 growing season and is openly available via an interactive online viewer.
The solutions provided by sorting technologies are more necessary now than ever before.

Tomra Food Reaches Out to Help Vegetable Processors During Covid-19 Crisis

July 20, 2020
TOMRA Food is reaching out to vegetable processors everywhere to help them tackle the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Starch Europe Welcomes the Publication of the EU Farm to Fork Strategy

Starch Europe Welcomes the Publication of the EU Farm to Fork Strategy

May 26, 2020
Starch Europe today welcomed the much-anticipated publication of the European Commission’s EU Farm to Fork Strategy. Starch Europe and its members strongly support the Commission’s climate neutrality ambition and the important role a more sustainable food system plays to achieve that objective.
Europatat welcomes the Farm to Fork strategy and calls on the Commission to ensure a coherent and realistic approach

Europatat welcomes the Farm to Fork strategy and calls on the Commission to ensure a coherent and realistic approach

May 25, 2020
Europatat welcomes the Farm to Fork Strategy published today by the European Commission. There is a need to secure a fair, healthy, and environmentally-friendly food system, a message that the potato sector fully endorses.

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