Custom-built Tong potato solution increases US processor’s sizing potential

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With the advanced grading and washing line from Tong Engineering, potato processor Skone & Connors Produce, Inc. can increase sizing potential of both dirty and washed crop.

Potato processor Skone & Connors Produce, Inc. chose a custom-built potato grading and washing solution from Tong Engineering.


Game technology to speed up potato variety development process

Game technology to speed up potato variety development process
‘We are delighted to be working with Agrico UK Ltd on something that has the potential to make a real difference’, said Dr John Grigor of Abertay University.

A ground-breaking new project between a Scottish University and a potato seeds supplier will use videogame technology to help develop the perfect potato.


Kiremko remotely starts up French fry line in Morocco

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A French fry line that was installed at Moroccan potato processor Fun Fries last summer, was started up entirely remotely using augmented reality (AR). When the COVID-19 pandemic prevented Kiremko’s engineers from boarding planes, a highly innovative solution was used: the Kiremko Remote Service.


Potato Expo 2021 to be held exclusively online

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Potato Expo 2021, scheduled to take place January 5-7 next year, will be held exclusively online. The organizer, the National Potato Council (NPC), recently announced this new virtual format in light of on-going developments with COVID-19.


Royal ZAP/Semagri announces Digital Potato Variety Exhibition

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As November is just around the corner, the potato industry is getting ready for the Potato Variety Presentation Days in the Netherlands. In light of the ongoing pandemic, the plans for this annual happening currently differ per company.


PotatoWorld magazine proudly presents: Potato Christmas gifts 2020

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As the publisher of leading industry magazines PotatoWorld and Aardappelwereld magazine, Aardappelwereld BV also publishes knowledge-enhancing books focusing on the potato.


HZPC aims for connection with Potato Days Live

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Every year in November, various companies take part in the Potato Variety Presentation Days in the Netherlands. As part of this year’s event, potato breeder HZPC organizes its Potato Days Live on Wednesday November 4th.


Agroplant organizes coronaproof edition of its Potato Days

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During the annual Potato Variety Presentation Days, this year scheduled to take place on November 4, 5 and 6, trading company Agroplant invites people to meet the family as well as the company’s potato varieties during their Potato Days.


The Potato Company’s Potato Show goes (partly) online

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In the context of the annual Potato Variety Presentation Days, this year taking place on November 4, 5 and 6, The Potato Company bv (TPC) will organize its Potato Show both in person and online. The addition of online segments has been made because of the situation and measures regarding COVID-19.


PotatoWorld presents: The Potato Handbook


The Potato Handbook, richly illustrated with over a thousand photos and many hundreds of diagrams and graphs, comprises a total of five fully elaborated chapters divided into clear paragraphs and is provided with an index.


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