Lamb Weston pulls back curtain with first-ever sustainability report
July 16, 2020
The region’s largest potato processor sheds new light on french fry-making in its first-ever corporate sustainability report.
McCain Foods Australia - Ballarat plant invests big in solar
July 15, 2020
In the race to decarbonise the economy, industrial processing is a tough nut to crack given the amount of heat needed to process goods.
Starch Europe Welcomes the Publication of the EU Farm to Fork Strategy
May 26, 2020
Starch Europe today welcomed the much-anticipated publication of the European Commission’s EU Farm to Fork Strategy. Starch Europe and its members strongly support the Commission’s climate neutrality ambition and the important role a more sustainable food system plays to achieve that objective.
Europatat welcomes the Farm to Fork strategy and calls on the Commission to ensure a coherent and realistic approach
May 25, 2020
Europatat welcomes the Farm to Fork Strategy published today by the European Commission. There is a need to secure a fair, healthy, and environmentally-friendly food system, a message that the potato sector fully endorses.
Protecting Indigenous cultures is crucial for saving the world's biodiversity
March 27, 2020
Species are being lost at about a thousand times the natural rate of extinction. This is faster than at any other period in human history. Ecosystems—the vital systems on which all life depends—are being degraded across the globe.
The Potato Sustainability Alliance Announces Newest Member
March 23, 2020
As the Potato Sustainability Alliance continues to expand, it has welcomed the Charlottetown, P.E.I.-based breeding and seed potato trading company HZPC Americas Corp as its newest member.
Biodiversidad genética: 223 variedades de papas nativas en MIL Centro
March 09, 2020
Uno de los primeros intercambios entre la población andina y la tierra, fue a través de la papa. Los primeros indicios de su cultivo datan los 8000 años de antigüedad. Desde entonces, generaciones de agricultores han domesticado miles de variedades.
The Potato Sustainability Alliance: Driving Sustainability in the North American Potato Sector
February 24, 2020
Key players in the potato industry in the United States and Canada announced at Potato Expo 2020 the creation of a new organization dedicated to sustainability in the potato sector: the Potato Sustainability Alliance.
Agrico shows 'Next Generation' potato varieties at Fruit Logistica
January 30, 2020
Agrico will be exhibiting at Fruit Logistica in Berlin from Wednesday 5 to Friday 7 February 2020. At this leading international trade event, Agrico will demonstrate its contribution to sustainable potato cultivation for the ‘Next Generation’.
Kompuestos desarrolla un bioplástico a base de almidón de patata que se degrada en la tierra en 4 semanas
January 27, 2020
Kompuestos (Plásticos Compuestos S.A.), compañía cotizada en el MAB y líder en la producción de compuestos sostenibles para plásticos en Europa, ha desarrollado un bioplástico fabricado íntegramente a base de almidón de patata que se degrada en la tierra.