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December 09, 2022 | News

WPC webinar focuses on international transport and the global potato chain

In its webinar held on Tuesday December 13, World Potato Congress Inc. (WPC) focuses on international transport and the global potato value chain.

April 22, 2021 | News

Latest smart bigbag pilot for seed potatoes measures temperature fluctuations

With a new element, HZPC’s latest smart bigbag pilot aims to find out more about the condition of seed potatoes during transport.

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,…

December 07, 2020 | Blogs

Transport of potatoes

Until the third quarter of the last century, potato was a local for local foodstuff. It was produced and consumed or processed within one or a few hundred kilometers.Since then the potato has gradually partly become a global commodity.

September 12, 2017 | Articles

50th anniversary of belt trailer manufacturer Van der Peet

Bodywork manufacturer H.W. van der Peet & Zn. in Nieuwkoop celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. The company’s big success started in 1967 with a unique invention: the belt trailer. This belt trailer, also known as the unloader, had and still has the important advantage that, when unloading, damage to produce such as potatoes is…

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