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June 20, 2023 | Articles

PotatoEurope: the event by and for the potato chain

On September 6 and 7, 2023, the entire potato chain will come 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…

March 21, 2023 | Articles

Aviko invests to meet growth ambitions

In the Belgian town of Poperinge, in the middle of the Western European ‘potato belt’, Aviko has invested 200 million euros in a state-of-the-art French-fry factory. To meet the growing global demand for potato products as well as the company’s growth ambitions, the company plans to produce 175,000 tons of frozen chips and 12,000 tons…

November 25, 2022 | News

Interpom 2022 commits to highlighting innovations and sharing knowledge

The organisation of potato trade fair Interpom, taking place from November 27-29 in Kortrijk (Belgium), together with an independent group of experts selected a number of what they call ‘must-see innovations’ developed by exhibitors.

November 08, 2022 | News

Lutosa invests 45 million euro in new potato flakes factory to meet growing global demand

Lutosa, a member of the McCain Group, officially inaugurated its new potato flakes factory in Leuze-en-Hainaut (Wallonia, Belgium) on November 3rd, 2022.

September 27, 2022 | Articles

From potato vending to potato wholesale a success story

From potato doorstep selling [aardappelleurhandel] with a turnover of 5 tons per day to a potato wholesale business of currently 75,000 tons a year. That, in a nutshell, is the success story of the Dewitte Potatoes family business of Poperinge in Flanders, Belgium. Quality and flexibility, according to the traders from Flanders, are the most…

July 14, 2022 | News

Fewer potatoes produced in Belgium in 2021

The total area of potatoes in Belgium decreased by 7,418 hectares in 2021, the Belgian statistical office Statbel reports.

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