pw2 2018

Last month I was on a holiday in Scotland and there I had a meal in a local pub. With the meal I had homemade French Fries, large and with a skin. Normally I like Fries this way especially when the are prepared in a proper way. However these fries were dark brown and had a very sweet taste. Potato specialists would say too much reducing sugars in the potato and that the brown color was caused by the maillard reaction during the frying process. In this reaction reducing sugars an amino acids react an give the fries a brown color and a sweet taste. Not only the taste is off, also acrylamide is formed which is known as carcinogenic so not really good for your health. The high level of reducing sugars can have a lot of reasons but in my experience it is often the result of bad storage, the potatoes have been too old or too cold. When I asked the waiter how the potatoes were stored, he told me that they were stored in the refrigerator, so in this case to cold.


Read the full article? Click here to subscribe to Potato World magazine!

Check out our calendar for upcoming events

Click here



       Logo aardappeldemodag DEF met R 1   weuthen3   PotatoEurope2018

     Logo Fruit Atracction vectorial peq    interpom2018   PE2019 



Open online publicatie

Wilt u ook adverteren
op onze website?

Klik hier


Got to our webshop to
order a copy of the
Potato breeding book

Click here


Magazine advertisers

A.P.H. B.V.
Agrico B.V.
Agroplant Holland B.V.
Allround Vegetable Processing B.V.
Bijlsma-Hercules BV
De Jager Product/Stopshock
DLG Service GmbH
EURO-Jabelmann Veurink GmbH
Europlant Pflantenzucht GmbH
Gaugele Gmbh
Gemeente Noordoostpolder
Grimme Landmaschinenfabrik GmbH & Co. KG
HZPC Holland B.V.
Kortrijk Expo
Manter International B.V.
Mooij Agro B.V.
Naus Kisten en Pallets B.V.
NOREX NORIKA Exportgesellschaft mbH
Omnivent Techniek B.V.
ORKA Food Technology Ltd.
Restrain Company Limited
ROPA Fahrzeug- und Maschinenbau GmbH
Schaap Holland B.V.
Schouten Sorting Equipment B.V.
Stet Holland B.V.
Tummers Food Processing Solutions
Wevano Machinery B.V.
Wifo-Anema B.V.
World Potato Markets


Powered by ChronoForms -



Van Stolkweg 31 Tel: +31 (0)70-3589331
Postbus 84102 Fax: +31 (0)70-3544290
2508 AC Den Haag  
Netherlands E-mail:





© 2015 Potatoworld Magazine | Designed by CommPro Automatisering