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McCain Foods breaks ground for expansion of Lelystad french fries factory
October 20, 2020
McCain Foods broke ground last week for the expansion of their French fry factory in Lelystad, The Netherlands
Temporary chlorpropham MRL gets green light
October 19, 2020
It's a green light for a temporary Maximum Residue Limit (MRL) for the sprout inhibitor, chlorpropham. That level may be 0.4 mg/kg in ware potatoes. A European Union Standing Committee agreed to this in a digital vote.
Appreciation of the food and agriculture sector increases, following years of decline
October 15, 2020
Public appreciation of the food and agriculture sector is greater in 2020 than it was two years ago. This applies to all sub-sectors, apart from pig farming, which is held in the same esteem as it was in 2018.
Dutch Potato Packer Gets Complete Box Emptying Line
October 13, 2020
VHM Machinery has installed several machines at Leo de Kock. There's not only a fully automated box emptying line, there's also an all-in-one system including a BigBag unloading system, crate filler, and automatic sampling system.
Large interest for participation at PotatoEurope 2021
October 13, 2020
Only last week the organisers of PotatoEurope 2021 have opened the pre-registration for former participants of
PotatoEurope and already now a great number of participants have signed up for the upcoming edition.
HZPC closes eventful year with a healthy result
October 06, 2020
The 2019/2020 financial year has been eventful in many respects for seed potato supplier HZPC. Despite the consequences of COVID-19, the company has had an operationally successful season. The coming season, however, may well be more of a challenge.
HZPC organizes Potato Days Live
October 06, 2020
The Potato Days are a well-known event in the potato sector. Every year in November the event is organized by various companies, including potato breeder HZPC. Also this year. Wednesday November Ath 2020 is the day. That day the Potato Days Live will take place at HZPC's partners’ homes. The theme is Let's connect!
Dirk Garos y Paul O'Connor, de Restrain: 'Nosotros tenemos la mejor alternativa al CIPC, cuya fecha límite se acerca'
September 28, 2020
El 1 de enero de 2020 se prohibió el uso de CIPC en la Unión Europea. La fecha límite para, entre otras cosas, el almacenamiento de patatas con CIPC se ha fijado en el 8 de octubre de 2020.
Milestone Digital Transformation Agrico: New Website Live
September 28, 2020
For potato cooperative Agrico 2020/2021 is the season of its digital transformation. The first major milestone in this process is the new www.agrico.nl website that was launched last week.
Meijer Potato celebrates its 100th anniversary
September 23, 2020
This year Meijer Potato celebrates its 100-year anniversary with staff, customers and seed potato growers.
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.
Potato Processing equipment specialist Kiremko sells 30 STRATA Invicta® steam peelers in 30 months
September 18, 2020
Kiremko is proud to announce that they have sold 30 of the best steam peelers on the market in just over 30 months’ time. Made in Europe and the US, supplied globally.
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