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Since the Second World War, arable farmers in Europe have focused on producing the cheapest possible food.

The manufacturers Idaho Steel (USA) and Kiremko from Woerden (NL) have, in close cooperation, recently made a new drum dryer for potato flakes/purée.

Tubers have always received more attention than the roots in potato research and potato breeding.

The recently published Potato Handbook, written by Professor Anton Haverkort, covers in around six hundred pages all conceivable aspects that relate to the potato.

People take it for granted that potatoes are always available, everywhere.

In recent months, the National Experimental Garden for Precision Farming (NPPL) has organised meetings hosted by various par-ticipants in the project, under the name NPPL on Tour.

Plant scientists from the British University of Dundee and the James Hutton Institute are looking for new Phytophthora resistances to produce robust potato varieties.

Even though there were a few millime-tres of rain during part of the afternoon, dust clouds dominated the harvesting fields in the Belgian village of Kain.

Together with customers in England and Russia, Manter, the manufacturer of weighing and packaging machines in Emmen, has developed the ‘Manter 3-in-1’.

Since 2016, the Belgian potato growers Sylvie and Benoît (47) Delcourt have been storing 10,000 tons of potatoes of the Fontane variety in a modern stor-age facility in Anseroeul.

This year, twenty years after the merger between Hettema and the ZPC, HZPC presents a new communication strategy with a contemporary logo.

In 2016 I wrote a column in which I tried to answer ques-tions about how healthy potatoes were as a staple food.

On 14 and 15 January 2020, the North American potato chain will meet in Las Vegas.

Summer, vacation on the beach, temperatures above 30 degrees cry out for a bikini and swimming trunks. This all means that we’ll be keeping up the healthy low-calorie food for a little while longer.

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