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Potato acreage in North-western Europe to grow between 1 and 2 percent, NEPG estimates

Potato acreage in North-western Europe to grow between 1 and 2 percent, NEPG estimates

April 24, 2019
The NEPG (North-Western European Potato Growers) have estimated that the upcoming area for
consumption potatoes in 2019 will increase between 1 and 2 % towards almost 604.000 ha in the 5
main production countries.
Not enough support for European ban on potato sprout inhibitor Chlorpropham (CIPC)

Not enough support for European ban on potato sprout inhibitor Chlorpropham (CIPC)

February 25, 2019
Last Friday, the European Standing Committee on Plants, Animals, Food and Feed, mostly referred to as ScoPAFF voted an a proposal to ban Chlorpropham (or CIPC), widely used in the potato industry as sprout inhibitor during potato storage.
AHDB Potato Specialist Mike Storey to retire

AHDB Potato Specialist Mike Storey to retire

December 11, 2018
After some 36 years with AHDB and its predecessor organisations, Potato Specialist Mike Storey is going to retire at Christmas. His colleague Adrian Cunnington looks back...
Chinese scientists prevent potato sprouting with hydrophobic nano silicsa

Chinese scientists prevent potato sprouting with hydrophobic nano silica

July 11, 2018
Chinese scientists have developed a new method to prevents the sprouting of potatoes: Hydrophobic nano silica
Never Store Seed Potatoes in CIPC treated Storages, warns McCain Storage Export John Walsh

Never Store Seed Potatoes in a CIPC treated Storage, warns McCain Storage Expert

March 04, 2018
During the International Potato Technology Expo on Prince Edward Island (PEI) in Canada, John Walsh, Associate Principal Scientist, Potato Storage at McCain Foods, warned farmers for the effects of low levels of CIPC on seed potato performance.
Potato tuber with extensive blight infection

United Kingdom Potato Harvest 2017 without drama - but now the storage...

October 26, 2017
The potato harvest in the United Kingdom was mostly without drama. Hopefully this doesn't change during the storage season. But watch the changes in the CIPC regulation.
Potato Expo 2018 will feature live streaming Potato TV 'The Eye'

Potato Expo 2018 goes live with streaming potato TV 'The Eye'.

September 23, 2017
Potato Expo 2018 announces live streaming Potato TV throughout the event. Voting for the presentations on the Innovation Hub 'Main Stage' is now open.
Potato Europe 2017 welcomed 10,000 visitors on Thursday, despite the weather.

Potato Europe 2017 welcomed 10,000 visitors on Thursday, despite the weather.

September 15, 2017
Despite the cancellation of the first day of Potato Europe (Wednesday) and the less then perfect weather on Thursday, the 270 exhibitors were able to welcome around 10,000 visitors, just on the Thursday
Last chance to cast your vote for the Potato Europe 2017 Innovation Award

Last chance to cast your vote for the Potato Europe 2017 Innovation Award

September 08, 2017
Check out the five products nominated for the Potato Europe 2017 Innovation Award. Until Monday September 11, noon, you can still vote for your favorite!
PotatoEurope 2017 turns things around for easier access and more space

PotatoEurope 2017 turns things around for easier access and more space

March 08, 2017
Anyone travelling to PotatoEurope in Emmeloord by car on 13 and 14 September 2017 will have much more convenient access to the event than in previous years.

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