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July 11, 2023 | News

Potato Association of America to showcase industry advances during annual meeting

The annual meeting of the Potato Association of America (PAA) is scheduled to take place from July 23rd to 27th, 2023. PAA members, potato researchers and industry partners will gather in Charlottetown, the capital of Prince Edward Island. ‘We look forward to welcoming the PAA family to Prince Edward Island for the first time since…

July 06, 2023 | News

UK’s field-based Potatoes in Practice event returns for 2023

Potatoes in Practice 2023 will showcase the future of potato crop production, the organisers announce. The 2023 edition of the UK’s largest field-based potato event takes place on August 10 in Dundee, and is hosted by the James Hutton Institute, Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) and Agrii.

June 30, 2023 | News

Emission to Energy SteamClosure is step towards emissions-free factory

The process of drying out potato puree to make flakes produces emissions in the form of steam. Until recently, this steam was still being released into the outside world through flues, wasting energy and polluting the landscape with visible and smellable emissions. With the introduction of the E2E SteamClosure those days are over, says the…

June 20, 2023 | News

APH Group appoints new CCO and CFO to further shape the future

APH Group announced that Albertus Kloosterman and Bart van Doorn joined the company as Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) and Chief Financial Officer (CFO). 

June 16, 2023 | News

Europatat looks back at a successful congress for the European potato sector

European Potato Trade Association Europatat reports that the 2023 edition of its annual congress has been a successful event for the European potato community. The association reports that over 100 participants from more than 14 different European and non-European countries took part in the Europatat Contress 2023, co-organised by the Polish Potato Federation.

June 09, 2023 | News

IPM Holland donates seed potatoes to 10,000 Ukrainian households

At the start of the planting season, around 10,000 Ukrainian households received free bags of Dutch seed potatoes from trading company IPM Potato Group LTD. The donation is an initiative of IPM Holland BV, in close cooperation with the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) of the United Nations (UN) and the Irish Ministry of Agriculture,…

June 01, 2023 | News

Survey finds potatoes are America’s favorite vegetable

A recent survey conducted by Potatoes USA finds that potatoes are America’s favorite vegetable for the 7th year in a row.

May 25, 2023 | News

US potatoes scarce and expensive, but highly sought after

Potatoes have been scarce and expensive, but remain highly sought after. This concludes RaboResearch in its latest report, ‘US Potato Outlook 2023/24: After a Record-breaking Year, What Is in Store for US Potatoes?’.

May 19, 2023 | News

World Potato Congress officially adopts Declaration of Dublin

The World Potato Congress (WPC) Inc. announces it has officially adopted the ‘Declaration of Dublin: Fostering Potato Partnerships for Food Security’, through its mission of creating value chain networking within the global potato community.

May 11, 2023 | News

HZPC UK acquires TLC Potatoes to strengthen market position

HZPC UK, a member of the Royal HZPC Group, recently announced the acquisition of TLC Potatoes, one of Scotland’s leading minituber producers. The potato breeding and seed potato production company describes this acquisition as a further step to strengthen its position in the market, while securing the future of HZPC’s minituber production.

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