World Potato City Emmeloord wants to create a Potato Experience
World Potato City Emmeloord, part of the Agro food cluster, is taking the initiative to start a Potato Experience.
A new potato world order
The potato is becoming more global with production and consumption increasing in developing markets as pressure increases in the more established European and North American markets, writes Cedric Porter of World Potato Markets.
Haith introduces new Multiwash
In the demanding potato packing industry companies are always looking to increase margins by reducing the amount of waste while improving the quality of the product supplied to the end user.
Potato boutique tells the potato story
According to Krispijn van den Dries, the potato grower of the future should not only be a crop grower but also a guerrilla marketeer, a salesman and a promotor.
Dewulf and Miedema move forward together as a new full liner
The big news at PotatoEurope 2014 in the German village of Bockenrode was the takeover of the Dutch company Miedema in Winsum by the Belgian Dewulf in Roeselare.
Argentineans want to improve cultivation and marketing
To optimise the potato chain in Argentina and in other countries in Latin America, the Gitah Papa project (http://www. gitah.com.ar) was started in 2012. In this project, APH Group Argentina and a group of Dutch companies are working together with a few local businesses.
Europatat focuses on promotion and a worldwide role in the food supply
The European potato sector is depressed. The prices in the 2014/2015 season were bad and consumption is under pressure.
MH Poskitt puts Evo Separator into use
The British company MH Poskitt in Kellington (UK) recently put the first Evo Separator by Steenvoorden Machinery from Breezand into use.
Seeing the field through the stems
The potato chain is largely automated nowadays and data is collected everywhere. The farmer collects data about his crop..
Do your homework in time…
It’s already October and a large part of the 2014 harvest has already been delivered or is being stored.