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Chemical manufacturing plant to keep potatoes from sprouting could go in Ascension

1,4GROUP - a manufacturer of sprout inhibitor for potatoes - considers building a new plant in Louisiana

July 24, 2021
The 1,4GROUP - an Idaho based manufacturer of sprout inhibitor for potatoes - is considering building a $35 million chemical processing plant in Ascension Parish, Louisiana.
Weight loss and compression damage in potato storage

UK: High levels of weight loss and compression damage in potato storage

May 23, 2021
This season AHDB (United Kingdom) is receiving a lot of reports of high levels of softening, dehydration and compression damage from potato store managers.
Agronomist Daniel Caldiz new Restrain consultant in Latin America

Agronomist Daniel Caldiz new Restrain consultant in Latin America

May 23, 2021
Restrain, the well-known manufacturer of anti-sprouting systems for potatoes is expanding its business in Latin America. Since April 1, the company has been receiving assistance on the continent itself.
AHDB coordinates potato sprout suppression position paper

AHDB coordinates potato sprout suppression position paper

April 23, 2021
The British potato industry remains in a state of great uncertainty and at significant risk of crop wastage and economic failure as a result of minimal progress on the availability of suitable sprout suppression chemistry.
Agriculture company Vandamme opts for a quality boost with new cooling

Agriculture company Vandamme opts for a quality boost with new cooling

April 15, 2021
According to Vandamme, mechanical cooling is an excellent basis for long-term storage of potatoes without loss of quality. In addition, cooling, in combination with 1,4SIGHT, is a suitable alternative to chlorpropham as a sprout inhibitor.
The EU clarifies the application of the LMR of sprout inhibitor CIPC in potato

The EU clarifies the application of the LMR of sprout inhibitor CIPC in potato

March 08, 2021
Good news for the potato sector: the European Commission has recently formally set the value of 0.4 ppm as the temporary maximum residual limit (LMRt) in potato (products).

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