Potato Protein as Good as Animal Protein: Study
June 14, 2022
While many plant proteins are deficient in one or more essential amino acids necessary for optimal muscle growth and repair, a new randomized controlled study published in shows that plant-derived proteins can still induce strong anabolic responses.
Northwestern European Potato Growers (NEPG) have a new chairman: Geoffroy d’Evry replaces Jaap Botma
April 02, 2022
After 20 months of service as the first elected chairman of the NEPG, the Dutchman Jaap Botma from Friesland stopped as scheduled. Jaap was an arable farmer (seed potatoes, sugar beets, onions, cereals, …) for 28 years.
USPTO grants a steam peeling patent to Kiremko BV
March 08, 2022
Kiremko B.V. announced the issuance to it by the US Patent Office of a patent that covers a system for steam peeling of products having a skin. This unique concept is reflected in the steam peeling vessel of the market-leading Strata Invicta® steam peeler
Dutch Potato starch cooperative Royal Avebe starts buying green energy from its own members
February 24, 2022
David Fousert, CEO of Royal Avebe, and Avebe member Erik Emmens from Zeijen sign the contract for the purchase of Guarantees of Origin (GoOs). With these GoOs, Avebe obtains certificates that further green Avebe's electricity consumption.
Kiremko and Insort: a global partnership focused on efficiency in potato processing - based on data
February 22, 2022
Matthias Jeindl, CEO and founder of Insort, and Ton Hendrickx, General Sales Manager of Kiremko, are both convinced of the increasing importance of data in potato processing. And their two companies will jointly implement the opportunities this offers.
NEPG: Will contract prices be high enough to cover growing potato demand in the future?
February 03, 2022
Potato growers are facing rising prices for all inputs in recent months, not just for from energy and fertilizers, but also for plant protection products, construction prices, agricultural machinery and spare parts...