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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.

October 20, 2022 | News

Meijer Potato: ‘Robust potato varieties essential to provide growing population with healthy food’

‘We believe everybody deserves to enjoy food. Breeding robust potato varieties is essential to provide a growing world population with healthy food in the face of climate change’, Meijer Potato states.

October 18, 2022 | News

Schaap Holland successfully continues seed and ware potato programmes with mainly own varieties

‘Our variety news translates to a successful continuation of our seed and ware potato programmes with mainly varieties from our own portfolio’, Schaap Holland announces.

October 10, 2022 | News

HZPC results back on course in uncertain times

Dutch potato breeding company HZPC announces that after a challenging 2020/2021 fiscal year, the company has managed to bring its results back on course.

October 07, 2022 | News

Potato Expo announces celebrity chef cook-off

Attendees of Potato Expo can witness a celebrity cook-off during the second day of the 2023 edition of the event.

September 20, 2022 | News

Around 8,000 professionals from 65 countries at PotatoEurope 2022

The PotatoEurope trade fair took place on 7 and 8 September at the Rittergut Bockerode Estate in Springe-Mittelrode near Hanover, Germany. The organisation mentioned has confirmed its role as the international venue for potato professionals after a hiatus due to the pandemic. With 8,000 visitors from 65 countries, the outdoor exhibition with technical program attracted…

September 19, 2022 | News

Agrico: Mark Zuidhof prepares to succeed Jan van Hoogen

Agrico has announced that Operations Manager Mark Zuidhof will be appointed Chief Operating Officer (COO) at the Emmeloordbased potato Cooperative on 16 September. From that moment on he, together with the current Director Jan van Hoogen, will form the Board of Directors under the Articles of Association of the Company. Mark will then work together…

September 08, 2022 | News

Over £2 million investment funding for net zero potatoes

Potato partners in the UK have secured major funding towards sustaining the future of the potato supply chain with their Net Zero Hectare project.

August 25, 2022 | News

Nationwide Produce and AH Worth potato partnership announced

UK produce company Nationwide Produce PLC announced its takeover of the complete marketing of AH Worth’s Potato Lovers, Chippies’ Choice and Baby Pearl brands.

August 18, 2022 | News

Participants in PotatoEurope Machinery Demonstrations announced

Over 40 machines will be seen live in action during PotatoEurope 2022, organizer DLG announced earlier this month.

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