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March 21, 2023 | Articles

High demand for low-input varieties

To inform visitors about the field of participants at the international Potato Variety Days 2022 in Emmeloord and its surrounding area, PotatoWorld magazine prepared a useful e-book in advance. The editors asked all those who downloaded the free digital book what topics they find most important when it comes to breeding the potato varieties of…

January 06, 2023 | News

European exporters welcome WTO ruling in Colombia anti-dumping duties on frozen fries

The European Potato Processors’ Association (EUPPA) recently reported that arbitrators have ruled in favour of the EU in the World Trade Organization (WTO) appeal regarding Colombia’s anti-dumping duties on frozen fries originating from Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands.

August 04, 2022 | News

Dutch Potato Business School trains representatives of Cuban potato sector

Cuban potato growers and other representatives of the Cuban potato sector were recently trained at the Potato Business School of the Agro-Food Cluster in Emmeloord.

May 20, 2022 | News

First shipments of U.S. fresh potatoes to Mexico in 25-plus years

Earlier this month the United States has begun exporting potatoes to Mexico, beyond the 26-kilometer border zone that previously marked the limit of their export.

September 10, 2021 | News

NEPG expects average potato yield of 45 tonnes per hectare

Nearing the end of what they call ‘one of the most humid and difficult summers in the last decades’, the North-western European Potato Growers (NEPG) expect average yields at the EU-04 level to be roughly 45 tonnes per hectare.

February 26, 2021 | Articles

Loading of seed potatoes in Beverwijk port under pressure this season

In the winter period, the seaport of Beverwijk has been the focus of Dutch seed potato export for many decades. This season is no different but, due to the corona pandemic, there is much less activity than in other years. Major destinations to which seed potatoes are shipped in bulk, such as Cuba and Algeria,…

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