Traditions

The European potato sector has many traditions. One of them is the annual Potato Queen election in the German potato region of Rhineland. Every year, a German beauty is honoured and hailed as the Ambassador for the Potato. The potato deserves a queen, just as the mussel, strawberry and many other stars among food products have a queen as a figure head.

The European potato sector has many traditions. One of them is the annual Potato Queen election in the German potato region of Rhineland. Every year, a German beauty is honoured and hailed as the Ambassador for the Potato. The potato deserves a queen, just as the mussel, strawberry and many other stars among food products have a queen as a figure head. The plant represents everything that qualifies for this status, for example, cultivation is highly sustainable and produces a healthy staple food that can feed the growing world population.

 

Jaap Delleman

 

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