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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,


Fruit Logistica focuses on sustainability

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Product marketing, new varieties, sustainable packaging and innovative techniques were the focus of attention this year at the international Fruit Logistica trade fair in Berlin.


Variety Presentation Days 2019: main objectives in breeding vary widely

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To the question ‘what is the most important focus in your breeding work at the moment’, we received a wide range of answers from the participating breeding and trading companies present at the annual variety presentation days in Emmeloord and its immediate surroundings.


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