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November 25, 2022 | News

Interpom 2022 commits to highlighting innovations and sharing knowledge

The organisation of potato trade fair Interpom, taking place from November 27-29 in Kortrijk (Belgium), together with an independent group of experts selected a number of what they call ‘must-see innovations’ developed by exhibitors.

November 17, 2022 | News

NEPG estimate 6 percent less potato production for 2022

Next to an estimation that global potato production 2022 in the EU-04 countries (Belgium, France, Germany and The Netherlands) will be down by 6 percent compared to last year, the North-western European Potato Growers (NEPG) also expect a reduced area in 2023. NEPG announced this during their latest meeting on November 9, 2022.

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November 08, 2022 | News

Lutosa invests 45 million euro in new potato flakes factory to meet growing global demand

Lutosa, a member of the McCain Group, officially inaugurated its new potato flakes factory in Leuze-en-Hainaut (Wallonia, Belgium) on November 3rd, 2022.

November 04, 2022 | News

Canadian research helps with critical decisions on heat-stressed potatoes

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) research scientist Dr. Xiu-Qing Li has generated important insights into how to best plan for storage and utilization of heat-stressed potatoes.

November 01, 2022 | News

Agrico highlights varieties Palace and Levante in run-up to Potato Variety Days 2022

For this year’s edition of the annual Potato Variety Days, Agrico’s spotlight varieties are Palace and Levante.

November 01, 2022 | News

Combining newest research techniques and in-house knowledge brings Danespo new perspectives

‘Close cooperation with universities ensures that the newest research techniques are combined with our in-house breeding and deep market knowledge’, potato breeding company Danespo underlines.

October 28, 2022 | News

Lamb Weston Holdings to acquire remaining interest in Lamb-Weston/Meijer

Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc. announces it has entered into an agreement to purchase the remaining equity interests in its European joint venture with Meijer Frozen Foods B.V.

October 27, 2022 | News

Making potato growing future-proof with robust varieties key in HZPC breeding work

In the breeding process, HZPC focuses on robust varieties with a high yield. With this focus, the company aims to have a positive impact on the entire value chain worldwide.

October 25, 2022 | News

New potato varieties should present sustainable progress for consumer, grower and processor, says Interseed

In its breeding work, the main focus of Interseed Potatoes is to provide new improved varieties which are presenting a sustainable progress for the consumer, for the grower and for the processor.

October 21, 2022 | News

World Potato Congress names new Executive Director

Incoming Executive Director Ellen Kouwenberg will be replacing outgoing General Manager Brian Douglas at the World Potato Congress (WPC) Inc., the organisation announces.

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