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In Europe, due to public health risks, it is no longer possible to use the old trusted sprout inhibitor chlorpropham.


Agrico aims to double the volume of seed potatoes by 2030

‘In the American licensing market, we’re expanding our yellow-fleshed table potatoes annually’,
says Jan van Hoogen showing a photo of a field of potatoes of the Agata variety in Idaho.

It is quiet in Agrico’s head office in Emmeloord. Despite the rush of the spring shipments,


He who pays the piper calls the tune!

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A week ago, I attended a webinar by an online retailer who presented their supply chain and the many challenges they were faced with.


Europatat announces virtual conference

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‘For the first time, we are organising our conference in a virtual format’ according to Europatat secretary Berta Redondo Benito.

The European potato trade organisation Europatat has announced


APH Group becomes exclusive distributor of Solidtec palletizers

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Edwin Moerdijk and Patrick Hamminga of Solidtec, Wytse Oosterbaan and Steven Koop from APH Group and Michiel Eilander from Manter at the Solidtec factory in Dronten.

Recently, APH Group and Solidtec agreed on cooperation in marketing, sales,


Green light for Interpom

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Belgian potato industry trade show Interpom will surely take place on 28, 29 and 30 November 2021,


HZPC expects breakthrough for seed potato sector

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The Flight to Vitality Research project combines data on origin, growth rate and homogeneity of seed lots with biochemical measurements that provide insight into the composition of these lots.

In their search for factors that influence the vitality of
seed potatoes,


Best4Soil: all agricultural Europe benefits

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Recently, the European practical network Best4Soil went live with an appropriate webinar launch.


PotatoEurope 2021: Looking at and beyond the here and now of the potato industry worldwide


This year PotatoEurope, the important international event exclusively dedicated to the entire potato industry chain,


European potato growers store potatoes without chlorpropham

With a natural product such as Biox-M, storage is quite profitable, says Martin de Ruiter.

In Europe, the European Commission has decided that potato growers are no longer allowed to use chlorpropham in the storage of potatoes.


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