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Starch potatoes

March 25, 2022 | News

Textured potato protein may revolutionize plant-based products

Danish starch cooperative KMC has created textured potato protein that can be used as an ingredient in plant-based meat.

September 23, 2021 | Articles

Avebe and Solynta are joining forces for hybrid breeding and starch potato cultivation

Hybrid potato breeding company Solynta and Averis Seeds B.V., a wholly-owned subsidiary of starch potato cooperative Royal Avebe, have announced that they will work together on the hybrid breeding of starch potato varieties.

August 16, 2021 | Blogs

Starch processing and the role of starch potatoes in animal feed

Potato largely is eaten by man, but in the past it was widely used as animal feed, especially after cooking, for example by pigs, in Europe. Like humans, pigs can only unlock the starch and digests it after cooking. Ruminants, however, can digest raw potatoes.

August 09, 2021 | Blogs

Starch modification and uses of potato starch

Native starch finds its way to the food and nonfood industry either or not after modification. Heating moist starch produces a sticky gel that is used as an adhesive for wall paper and gummed tape. When added to paper pulp, it strengthens the paper and makes it suitable for use in paper sacks. Potato starch…

August 02, 2021 | Blogs

An introduction to potato starch production

Dedicated and specialized potato starch factories are located in China, Denmark, France, Germany, Japan and the Netherlands. In the USA, some potato starch is also produced by potato chips and crisps factories that bring waste, side streams rather, to value.

May 20, 2021 | News

Breeding companies combine strengths for hybrid breeding in starch potato production

Solynta and Averis recently announced they will be working together on the hybrid breeding of starch potato varieties.

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