Invest in basic research

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Holland Innovative Potato (HIP) was founded at the end of 2017.

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‘We’ll start as soon as potato packagers go from tons per hour to bags per minute’

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On 1 April, it was 25 years ago that Herman Wehkamp (60) and Peter Lenferink (56) jointly founded Manter in the town of Emmen.

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Taking responsibility

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I hope that everyone reading this already knows the slogan ‘Power to the Potato’.

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Producers’ Organisation for Ware Potatoes (POC) gets official recognition

The Producers’ Organisation for Ware potatoes (POC), which was set up last spring

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Berta Redondo Benito new Europatat Secretary

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As of 1 September, Berta Redondo Benito is the Secretary of the European lobby organisation Europatat.

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Chinese Deputy Minister to lead UN Food and Agriculture Organisation

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Qu Dongyu, the Chinese Deputy Minister of Agriculture, was elected as the new head of the Food

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Applications for PotatoEurope 2021 get off to a flying start

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On 1 and 2 September 2021, the Dutch-hosted PotatoEurope will no longer take place in Emmeloord

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Quality is at the forefront for the Frisian seed potato grower

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On the lean soil above the Frisian village of Oosternijkerk, Yme Meirink grows about 65 hectares of high-quality seed potatoes annually.

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‘Policy can only be determined on the basis of science’

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A beautiful and healthy green potato crop. That’s what lobbyist Iris Bouwers likes to see on her own farm.

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Dutch grower wants to strengthen his position in the region

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Growing big on Groningen clay. With this slogan, Menko van Zwol and his ‘best-tasting potatoes’ are presented on his website.

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