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January 27, 2023 | News

American study shows that diners will pay more for meals that include potatoes

A recent study of 1,500 consumers who eat out at restaurants identified habits and opinions of restaurant patrons related to potatoes. The study uncovered potato dishes consumers love to order when eating out, potato dishes they choose to swap in place of other options presented to them, and their overall expectations regarding potatoes at restaurants.

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

Potato Expo 2023 fosters collaboration within the potato industry

With the upcoming edition on January 4-5 2023, industry event Potato Expo celebrates its 15th anniversary. At the Gaylord Rockies Resort in Aurora (Colorado), growers, suppliers, industry experts and value chain partners from around the world will once again come together for two days of learning, business development, and networking.

December 21, 2022 | Articles

E Green Global opens pilot lab for micro tuber production

In mid-September, the Korean company E Green Global (EGG) opened a pilot laboratory for the production of micro tubers on the knowledge campus of the University of Twente. ‘Now we can finally start producing locally and test our micro tubers in Europe in practice’, says the relieved Dutch representative of the company, Epi Postma. EGG…

December 21, 2022 | Articles

World Potato Congress highlights important role of potato in global food security

From 30 May to 2 June, the eleventh World Potato Congress (WPC) took place in Dublin. During the event, over nine hundred potato professionals were reminded of the important role of the potato in sustainably feeding the growing world population in turbulent times.

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