A lot of creativity at the World Pea Soup and Potato-Vegetable Mash Cooking Championship

The World Pea Soup and Potato-Vegetable Mash (Mash Pot) Cooking Championship was organised for the 24th time in Groningen, this year.

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Robust is the new trend

At the beginning of November, leading European potato breeding companies and seed potato merchants presented their latest variety aces for the future at various locations in the Netherlands.

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The first national Potato Quotation Commission to start shortly

PotatoNL. This is the name of the first national Dutch potato quotation, which was recently agreed by the regional Quotation Committees in this country. All the parties involved gave an explanation during a press meeting in Emmeloord on 13 September.

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Agrico invests in variety development

With the unveiling of a botanical mural of a flowering potato plant, made by Agrico Research employee Hanneke van Middelaar,……

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First online international potato market launched

Bringing supply and demand in the international potato trade together in a digital way is what the experienced potato trader Àngel Muñoz of the Spanish potato trading company Agromar.

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The fry’s the limit

With hamburgers, chicken, fish, flavoured or covered in ketchup or mayonnaise, fries are enjoyed around the world, but a surprisingly few countries make the product.

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In 25 years, EUROPLANT has developed from a regional player to a multinational company

The German potato trading company Europlant has been selling potato varieties for 25 years now. After’ Die Wende’, the transition period to German reunification, the group to which Europlant belongs has evolved from a regional player to a multinational with 14 subsidiaries worldwide…

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Figures determine the choice of starch varieties

At the end of June, Royal ZAP/Semagri organised two open practical days for the sixth time to inform starch growers about the possibilities of new varieties.

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International congress about the year 2030

This summer, on 22 June, an international potato congress will take place in the Netherlands as the official start of Potato Weeks 2018.

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World Potato Congress goes to the potato’s region of origin

From 27 to 31 May 2018, the 10th World Potato Congress (WPC) will take place in Peru.

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