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Sustainability

Sustainability

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.
UPEI Precision Agriculture Project focused on Potato Inputs gets boosted by NSERC contribution
A five year research project to develop precision agriculture ('smart') technologies for the use of inputs in potato farming at the University of Prince Edward Island's School of Sustainable Design Engineering received support from NSERC
Thursday, April 19, 2018
Potato Processor Lamb Weston Meijer and its neighbour participate in unique energy saving project
Potato Processor Lamb Weston / Meijer and Wiskerke Onions are working hard on the construction of a residual heat connection between the two adjacent companies - a unique way to save energy.
Seed Potato Company HZPC publishes its latest CSR Report
How can we feed 9.8 billion world citizens in 2050? And provide them with nutrient-rich food that is produced with minimal environmental impact? That's a daily question for seed potato company HZPC. The progress made can be found in its latest CSR Report
Jamaican Resort Group supports farmers to provide guests with local potatoes
Jamaican potato farmers receive financial support from an unexpected source: a hotel chain wanting to serve its guests with locally grown Irish potatoes
Europatat's annual congress will highlight sustainability in the potato sector
Europatat, the European Potato Trade Association, has confirmed the dates for its annual Europatat Congress. Under the slogan “Potatoes: a healthy, sustainable and responsible sector”, the 2018 Congress will focus on sustainability.
Tuesday, January 23, 2018