First of its kind potato processing factory inaugurated in Iraq
The Dutch Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality recently reported on the inauguration of a potato processing factory in Iraq.
Crop optimization programme that benefits both Avebe and growers brings home Gold status
The members of Royal Avebe participating in the Optimeel growing programme have been awarded Gold status.
Collective ‘Miss Tata’ brand visible on Portuguese potato packaging for the first time
Portuguese Potato Association Porbatata recently launched their new ambassador Miss Tata’s first campaign to promote Portuguese potatoes.(more…)
Virtual Europatat Congress open to the whole potato sector, free of charge
Registrations for the upcoming annual Europatat Congress on June 10th are open.(more…)
Breeding companies combine strengths for hybrid breeding in starch potato production
Solynta and Averis recently announced they will be working together on the hybrid breeding of starch potato varieties.
European Association for Potato Research (EAPR) conference postponed to 2022
The 21st Triennial Conference of the European Association for Potato Research (EAPR) has been postponed to July 4-8, 2022.
Solentum products find continuation with Pessl Instruments
As of May 1st, Austria-based Pessl Instruments has taken over Solentum’s farmer-targeted SolGrader and SolAntenna.(more…)
Optical potato sorter CropVision receives SIMA Innovation Award
DOWNS optical potato sorter CropVision was awarded the Gold medal in the SIMA Innovation Awards’ “From Harvest to Storage” Category.(more…)
Latest smart bigbag pilot for seed potatoes measures temperature fluctuations
With a new element, the latest smart bigbag pilot aims to find out more about the condition of seed potatoes during transport.
Robotti deployed to plant potatoes for the very first time
The first potatoes for the PotatoEurope harvesting demonstrations were planted with the autonomous implement carrier Robotti.(more…)