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October 24, 2023 | News

War in Israel also has major impact on potato sector

On last Saturday October 7, Israel was attacked from the Gaza Strip by members of the terrorist organisation Hamas, also affecting many kibbutzim. In the process, hundreds of people were injured, killed and taken hostage. The consequences are a war with great impact for residents in the region, the world and also for the potato…

October 17, 2023 | News

Restrain appoints Dr. Benedikt Cramer as new Managing Director

Restrain, provider of ethylene-based sprout control solutions in potatoes, has announced the appointment of Dr. Benedikt Cramer as its new Managing Director, while current MD Dirk Garos will take up the new role of Strategic Director. By strengthening its leadership team, Restrain is aiming to maximize its technology’s potential to contribute to a reliable, flexible…

September 14, 2023 | News

Origin of novel broad resistance to late blight found in wild potato relatives

To understand the mechanisms of late blight resistance of potatoes better, researchers of Wageningen University & Research together with their colleagues in Tübingen and Norwich have taken an important step. Their research has been published in the renowned scientific journal Science.

September 04, 2023 | News

PotatoEurope: a prelude to the cross-media approach of the future

The NAO-Netherlands-pavilion, organized by the Dutch Potato Organization (NAO) and the Dutch government, is one of the highlights of PotatoEurope 2023, to be held on September 6-7 in Belgium. For Aardappelwereld BV, this initiative is an opportunity to showcase the cross-media approach of the future.

September 01, 2023 | News

European potato chain gets together at PotatoEurope 2023

On September 6 and 7, 2023, the entire potato chain will get together at the inspiring PotatoEurope trade fair. This year the event will take place in Kain, a Belgian town near Tournai. This vibrant happening marks the start of the new growing season and is crucial for potato professionals striving to innovate, share knowledge…

August 23, 2023 | News

Eqraft presents turnkey sorting and packing solutions for potatoes during PotatoEurope

In Emmeloord, world-famous as the World Potato City, Eqraft designs, builds and maintains solutions for agricultural companies worldwide, with over 60 employees. The company supplies machines for sorting, processing and packing potatoes, onions and bulk. ‘With our expertise, machines and software, we contribute to more profitable and reliable companies. With our participation in the NAO-Netherlands-Pavilion…

August 18, 2023 | News

Nedato puts full focus on French-fry potatoes

On 6 and 7 September 2023, the entire potato chain will come together during PotatoEurope 2023 in Belgium. In the NAO-Netherlands pavilion, Nedato presents the company’s full focus on growing and trading french fries potatoes. In addition, Nedato wants to be a partner for parties in the potato chain.

August 11, 2023 | News

NAO-Netherlands-pavilion puts spotlight on Dutch potato sector

On September 6 and 7 the entire potato chain will come together at PotatoEurope 2023 in Belgium. For the Dutch Potato Organization (NAO), this trade fair is the perfect platform to put the spotlight on the Dutch potato sector, through its NAO-Netherlands-pavilion.

July 28, 2023 | News

Farm Frites Poland Dwa’s 30th anniversary conference reflects on past, present and future

Farm Frites Poland Dwa celebrated its 30th anniversary by organizing a conference called “1993-2023-2053. Past-Present-Future of agriculture in Poland” at the end of June. Representatives of the local government, universities, suppliers, clients, and other stakeholders who have been accompanying the company in its development for three decades gathered for this special occasion.

July 21, 2023 | News

ADAPT field trials across Europe in search of multiple-stress tolerant potatoes

The European Potato Trade Association Europatat recently announced that for the Horizon 2020 EU project Accelerated Development of multiple-stress tolerAnt PoTato (ADAPT), trials are currently being conducted in the Netherlands, Serbia, and Austria.

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