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November 09, 2023 | News

Agritechnica focus on trends in potato technology

From 12-18 November Agritechnica takes place in Hannover, Germany. During the event there is a main focus on potatoes. Dr. Rolf Peters presents his vision on trends in potato technology. He states that potato growing has required a particularly high degree of flexibility from farmers in this year’s growing season due to the intensive change…

November 04, 2023 | News

The Potato Company bv: Probably the best varieties in the world …

‘Our most important variety news is that the Boston and Monza varieties will be on the variety list in January. Due to the great interest for these varieties we are now planning the market introduction. We think that these varieties are a good addition to our existing portfolio’, shares TPC.

November 03, 2023 | News

Schaap Holland: Breeding in the fast lane of a changing potato world

‘In a rapidly changing world consumers awareness of the origin of their food is growing. Ware potato growers, packers and processing industries, are looking for new varieties due to decreasing availability of crop protection products, climate changes and higher efficiency demands. To define a goal for a potato breeder to meet these ‘demands’ and transform all…

November 02, 2023 | News

Plantera: “Passion for the product and Satisfaction of our work drives us forward”

Plantera is a potato trading house, who is specialized in breeding, selling and the production of seed and ware potatoes. “We are specialising in our own exclusive varieties”, states the company. “This year our new star is the variety Oscar.”

November 01, 2023 | News

Meijer Potato: data-driven breeding work is becoming increasingly important

‘In our portfolio the potato variety Sound is really getting around. This climate-adaptive table variety with a high marke­table yield is doing well worldwide. For next season interest in growing the robust and stress-resistant variety is continuing to increase. In addition, Lady Jane is proving itself to be a truly multifunctional variety in more and more markets.…

November 01, 2023 | News

Interseed Potatoes is looking for robust low-input varieties with the highest output!

‘At Interseed Potatoes we want to provide new improved varieties which are presenting a sustainable progress for the consumer, the grower and the processor as well!’, states Interseed Potatoes. ‘We are specialized in the breeding of new varieties for the processors to French fries and Crisp. With the background of climate change we are looking…

November 01, 2023 | News

HZPC: ‘We are focusing on efficiency and reliability of our varieties’

HZPC is thrilled to announce the Potato Variety Days 2023. ‘Get ready for an edition like never before! Because this year we will celebrate the remarkable milestone of our 125th anniversary. Visitors can discover our promising star varieties, meet each other and take a 125-year journey into the past. Also you can explore innovations at…

October 31, 2023 | News

Geersing Potato Specialist: ‘PETER PAN is the strongest variety on phytophthora on the market’

Geersing Potato Specialist is potato trading business origi­nated at Emmeloord, the company develops and supplies potato seeds and varieties. ‘At the Potato Variety Days 2022 we were focussing on our successful variety CAMILLO. This year it is PETER PAN, out of our own breeding program. Annually we will introduce a new variety on the market.’

October 31, 2023 | News

Danespo: Focus on changing environment and customer demands

‘Potatoes are good for a healthy and sustainable world, as less land is needed for the production of one kilogram of potatoes compared to most other staple foods. With focus on the development of potato varieties suitable for a changing environment and changing customer demands’, Danespo is breeding new varieties in Denmark.

October 30, 2023 | News

Agrico: With heart and soil. Committed to the next generation

‘Around the world, there is an increasing demand for professionally, successfully and sustainably cultivated potatoes. Thanks to changing climatic conditions, world population growth and changing consumer demands, it’s becoming more important than ever to continue research and breeding work’, Agrico explains.

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