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Sustainability

Cutlery made of biodegradable potato plastic made it to the shortlist of this global design competition
Many of the 20 contenders for this year’s prestigious James Dyson award focus on ways to create a more sustainable future. Cutlery made of biodegradable potato plastic made it to the shortlist of this global design competition.
Friday, October 19, 2018
The Challenges of the Potato Industry: Interview with Marc Van Herreweghe, CEO of Mydibel and New Chairman of Belgapom
In this interview, Marc Van Herreweghe, the new Chairman of Belgapom and CEO of Mydibel, discusses the challenges this Belgian Potato Association faces going forward, as well as sustainability issues and problems related to recent weather conditions.
Thursday, October 18, 2018
Two Farmers launch Herefordshire inspired potato crisps in compostable package
The Two Farmers crisps line has been unveiled as a new series of snack chips for consumers in the United Kingdom to enjoy that are sure to satisfy their desire for a crispy indulge that doesn't come at the expense of the environment.
Identifican cultivos ilegales de papa en los cerros de Bogotá
Los cultivos fueron sembrados hace tres meses, aproximadamente. Y aunque la CAR reconoce que en la zona históricamente se ha desarrollado la agricultura, hace un llamado para que no se toquen zonas protegidas.
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
Environmentally friendly farming practices used by nearly 33% of world’s farms
Nearly one-third of the world’s farms have adopted more environmentally friendly practices, while continuing to be productive (sustainable intensification), according to a global assessment by 17 scientists in five countries.
Tuesday, August 28, 2018
Sustainable Food Policy Alliance intend to change US Policies on Food and Farming
Four of the largest food companies in the United States have launched the Sustainable Food Policy Alliance, a new organization focused on driving progress in public policies that shape what people eat and how it impacts their health, communities, and the planet.
Thursday, July 12, 2018
Pulsed Electric Field in Potato Processing: Impact on Sustainability
A recent study on the impact of Pulsed Electric Field treatment (PEF) in the potato processing industry has shown substantial benefits in comparison to the regular process using conventional pre-heaters.
European potato sector concludes successful Europatat Congress
Europatat Congress 2018 was attended by over 90 participants from 21 countries and received very positive feedback, in particular regarding the high quality of the speakers and their refreshing and inspiring messages.