Wageningen University produces kerosene from potato waste streams

Photo Renco Beunis SkyNRG edited
Photo: Renco Beunis, SkyNRG

Wageningen University & Research (WUR) and its partners have developed a new type of aviation fuel, produced using potato waste streams.

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Insight in potato crop development during extreme weather conditions

A Belgian project is gaining insight in potato crop development and quality during extreme weather conditions.
Some 500 smart sensors were installed in 295 potato fields spread over Flanders.

A Belgian project is gaining insight in potato crop development and quality during extreme weather conditions.

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HZPC introduces online potato calculator to create sustainability awareness

With the introduction of an online potato calculator, HZPC wants to create awareness about the various sustainability topics in potato varieties.

With the introduction of an online potato calculator, HZPC wants to create awareness about the various sustainability topics in potato varieties.

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New potato based alternative for dairy based foods on the way

Potato based dairy alternative

New player in the growing market for plant-based foods The Simple Root recently announced its UK-launch of potato based dairy alternative later this year.

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Ukrainian potato support program aims for import substitution

All-Ukrainian Potato Day
The All-Ukrainian Potato Day “Potato Blockchain-2021″ welcomed about 600 guests.

In 2021 Ukraine will have a state support program for the development of the potato sector.

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RMA-Techniek acquires digital French fry measuring instrument SolEye

Digital measuring instrument SolEye accurately and objectively assesses the colour of the cooking quality of French fries

Machine manufacturer RMA-Techniek will take over digital measuring instrument SolEye as of September 2021.

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NEPG expects average potato yield of 45 tonnes per hectare

NEPG-Logo: NEPG expects average potato yield of 45 tonnes per hectare

Nearing the end of what they call ‘one of the most humid and difficult summers in the last decades’, the North-western European Potato Growers (NEPG) expect average yields at the EU-04 level to be roughly 45 tonnes per hectare.

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EGG Microtubers receive PotatoEurope’s Golden Innovation Award

PotatoEurope's Golden Innovation Award, received by EGG Microtubers

During a special award ceremony on Wednesday September 1st, a professional jury awarded the PotatoEurope Gold Innovation Award to the Microtubers of E Green Global (EGG).

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ADAPT: ‘Climate change poses threat to European potato production’

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Almost 90 percent of potato growers indicate that changes in climatic conditions have affected their potato production in the last 10 years, a recent survey shows.

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Double celebration for Haith and potato grower/packer R S Cockerill

The installation of four new potato grading lines was recently completed at R S Cockerill's site in Dunnington.
The installation of four new potato grading lines by Haith was recently completed at R S Cockerill’s site in Dunnington.

This month manufacturing company Haith and potato grower and packer R S Cockerill have not just one but two reasons for celebration.

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