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February 03, 2023 | News

Solynta and FreshCrop sign hybrid potato collaboration agreement in Kenya

The Dutch company Solynta and the Kenyan seedpotato company FreshCrop team up to facilitate future introduction of clean potato starting material in Kenya through hybrid true potato seed. The goals is to end to the shortage of clean starting material in the region.

December 30, 2022 | News

UK manufacturer to launch latest innovations into the United States

UK vegetable handling equipment manufacturer Haith recently announced it will be launching its Mobile Water Treatment System and PRO-Sort mobile optical grader into the United States at North America’s largest potato industry trade show, Potato Expo.

December 21, 2022 | Articles

Restrain expands in North America

Since 2022, Restrain is available in the United States and Canada as a natural sprout inhibitor for potatoes, and was even granted an organic label in Canada, the company reports. In order to further inform and develop this market locally, Restrain recently employed Emily Merk as sales manager North America.

December 21, 2022 | Articles

HarvestEye maps harvest immediately

A new step in precision farming is HarvestEye from B-Hive from the British town of Lincoln. This is a high-tech camera technology in combination with intelligent software for mounting on potato harvesters.

December 21, 2022 | Articles

‘The Netherlands is the right partner for transforming the Indian potato chain’

The Indian agri-commerce company WayCool Foods wants to transform the food economy in India, included the potato chain. The company uses modern technologies to share knowledge with almost a hundred thousand farmers from whom they buy their products. In doing so, the company aims to increase the yields and support sustainable agriculture. Co-founder and CEO…

December 21, 2022 | Articles

Europlant and BNA announce merge

During the international trade fair PotatoEurope, the German seed potato trading house Europlant celebrated its 30th anniversary. More than three hundred guests from both home and abroad celebrated this anniversary during a grand party. Here, the company announced that BNA and Europlant are going to merge. They also said farewell to Dr Heinrich Böhm, the…

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