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July 21, 2023 | News

ADAPT field trials across Europe in search of multiple-stress tolerant potatoes

The European Potato Trade Association Europatat recently announced that for the Horizon 2020 EU project Accelerated Development of multiple-stress tolerAnt PoTato (ADAPT), trials are currently being conducted in the Netherlands, Serbia, and Austria.

October 20, 2022 | News

Meijer Potato: ‘Robust potato varieties essential to provide growing population with healthy food’

‘We believe everybody deserves to enjoy food. Breeding robust potato varieties is essential to provide a growing world population with healthy food in the face of climate change’, Meijer Potato states.

February 18, 2022 | News

Meijer Potato launches robustness index

Dutch potato breeding company Meijer Potato recently launched a digital robustness index.

October 28, 2021 | News

The potato variety of the future is more resistant, sustainable and most of all robust

During the Potato Variety Days 2021 from November 3-5, breeding companies and seed potato trading houses present their most promising varieties.

September 23, 2020 | Articles

Centennial-celebrating Meijer Potato builds on the potential of the potato

On 20 September 2020, it will be one hundred years ago that the first boat carrying potatoes from trader and exporter Kees Meijer senior was loaded. A cen­tury later, through internationalisation and diversification, his trading company has evolved into a modern potato breeding company, based in Rilland. This is where Erika den Daas (55), as…

March 11, 2020 | Articles

Don’t forget to look beyond your own world!

Looking back on my two years in the seed potato sector, with considerable experience in related sectors such as crop protection and fertilisers, I’ve noticed that the potato sector is rather self-contained and inward looking. You can view this in different ways.

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