September 01, 2020
After placing an order, Restrain customers can now go online and complete an online training course in which they will learn how the Restrain system works, and what storage managers should take into account applying ethylene as a sprout inhibitor. The course is currently available in 8 different languages.
August 31, 2020
'El mercado de la patata está bastante pesado en este momento, con más oferta que demanda, debido a la precocidad de las recogidas en Beauce y a que el consumo en los hogares sigue siendo limitado.'
July 15, 2020
The North-Western European Potato Growers (NEPG) estimates that the area for consumption potatoes in North-Western Europe increased with 0,5% compared with last year and is estimated at 621,148 hectares.
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.
May 25, 2020
Los posibles efectos del coronavirus en el mercado durante el segundo semestre del año y la prohibición de uso del CIPC en la fase de conservación, marcan una nueva campaña de patata repleta de interrogantes que pueden poner en riesgo la rentabilidad de un cultivo que requiere de elevadas inversiones por parte de agricultores, almacenistas y cooperativas.
February 24, 2020
Over the last years, the area for consumption potatoes has been increased with 6,5 % in the 5 leading potato countries. If there is an increase again this year, combined with an average yield the balance between demand and supply could lead to...
February 09, 2020
AHDB Potatoes warns potato growers in the United Kingdom not to use the sprout inhibitor CIPC on their 2020 potatoes, as it makes it impossible to sell them. In fact ALL European farmers should follow this advice!
January 23, 2020
On January 20, the foundation deed of Belpotato.be was officially signed in Huldenberg. The composition of the Executive Board ensures that there are balances between growers, traders and processors, and between Dutch and French speakers.
January 13, 2020
Entering a new era in potato storage: Belgapom has formulated its position on how to handle chlorpropham as of the 2020 harvest.