HZPC calls on policy-makers to take a decision on the position of new breeding techniques

‘The cost price is threatening to fall out of line and breeding is falling behind due to regulatory measures. If anything, we should look ahead, because the potato is trendy again and the demand is rising throughout the world’, LNCN (Agricultural Commodities Bourse for North and Central Netherlands) Chairman Mark Brantjes tells his audience at the Potato Workshop day in the Meerpaal in Dronten.

‘The cost price is threatening to fall out of line and breeding is falling behind due to regulatory measures. If anything, we should look ahead, because the potato is trendy again and the demand is rising throughout the world’, LNCN (Agricultural Commodities Bourse for North and Central Netherlands) Chairman Mark Brantjes tells his audience at the Potato Workshop day in the Meerpaal in Dronten. To maintain the strong reputation of the Dutch potato sector, ongoing innovation is, therefore, necessary. According to guest speaker HZPC-CEO Gerard Backx, we should not let this disappear from our country.

 

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