Emsland Group invests over 33.9 million euros in a new plant for drying and modification of potato and pea starch: Project WaltrAut - Construction is on Schedule
    September 22, 2020
    In the past few months, a lot has happened at the Emsland Group's headquarters in Emlichheim. The construction of a new plant for drying and modification of potato and pea starch is progressing rapidly.
    FPS Keeps It Cool – and Efficient
    September 22, 2020
    FPS Food Process Solutions, a leading supplier of freezers for potato processing, installed Rockwell Automation's distributed control system PlantPAx DCS for precise and consistent control of a tunnel freezer for french fries and a spiral freezer for potato specialties
    PepsiCo Targets 100% Renewable Electricity Globally
    September 22, 2020
    Food and beverage leader joins RE100 initiative with ambition to achieve 100% renewable electricity globally for direct operations by 2030 and across entire franchise and third-party operations by 2040.
    Canadian Potato Crop and Harvest Update September 18, 2020
    September 22, 2020
    As the first day of fall arrives, the potato crop in Canada is in varying stages of growth and/or harvest. The United Potato Growers of Canada provide an update.
    Las cuadrillas están formadas por entre 6 y 12 personas
    September 21, 2020
    Aunque ya se están recogiendo algunos campos, para el inicio de la campaña de la patata aún queda entre una semana y 10 días. Será entonces cuando arranque una época de especial actividad en Coristanco y vayan llegando los temporeros.
    Romain Cools: 2020 could well become the toughest NW European potato season in 50 years
    September 21, 2020
    Last week, the North-western European Potato Growers (NEPG) association announced their harvest estimate for the 2020/2021 season.
    Incertidumbre en la patata, que tiene demanda la de lavado pero están atascadas las de saco.
    September 21, 2020
    La campaña de patata va 'bastante adelantada' en Castilla y León, según describe Eduardo Arroyo, presidente de Appacyl. Los calores de agosto han secado los cultivos antes de lo previsto.
    Robbie Davis to step down as CEO Potatoes South Australia Inc
    September 21, 2020
    Following eight years at the helm of Potatoes South Australia, Robbie Davis will be stepping down from her role of Chief Executive at the end of 2020.
    Sercom launches Wireless System to control Potato Storage
    September 21, 2020
    Early last year, Sercom developed a wireless system, based on radiographic technology, to connect field stations in the horticulture and e.g. potato storage cells up to a distance of 5 kilometres (3 miles) apart.
    Cavendish Farms opens Potato Research Centre in New Annan, PEI
    September 19, 2020
    Cavendish Farms’ new Potato Research Centre in New Annan, Prince Edward Island officially opened on September 17, 2020 with a ribbon cutting with Dennis King, Premier of Prince Edward Island, and company officials.
    Potato Expo 2021 will offer Live, In-Person and Virtual Experience 
    September 18, 2020
    Last January we could never have predicted how the year would play out. In light of the impacts of COVID-19, we knew that the Potato Expo had to change.
    Important Potato Diseases and Tips to Manage them in Storage
    September 18, 2020
    A key requirement for a longtime potato storage is that the storage conditions match the needs and end use of the crop. These requirements of can be assessed before harvest by doing several test digs which allow to determine the distribution and level of tuber infection.