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October 17, 2023 | News

Restrain appoints Dr. Benedikt Cramer as new Managing Director

Restrain, provider of ethylene-based sprout control solutions in potatoes, has announced the appointment of Dr. Benedikt Cramer as its new Managing Director, while current MD Dirk Garos will take up the new role of Strategic Director. By strengthening its leadership team, Restrain is aiming to maximize its technology’s potential to contribute to a reliable, flexible…

June 20, 2023 | News

APH Group appoints new CCO and CFO to further shape the future

APH Group announced that Albertus Kloosterman and Bart van Doorn joined the company as Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) and Chief Financial Officer (CFO). 

June 20, 2023 | Articles

Man makes way for machine in quality grading

It’s not easy to find capable people for every job, and this also applies to the potato sector as Kees Bijl of Bijl Aardappelen BV from the Dutch village of Sint-Annaland is experiencing. Things started to get especially tight around inspection work in the grading lines, which is why the entrepreneur decided to look to…

January 30, 2023 | Blogs

Diseases occurring in the potato storage

Diseases that occasionally lead to considerable losses during storage include soft rot (Pectobacterium spp.), dry rot (Fusarium spp.), silver scurf (Helminthosporium), late blight (Phytophtora infestans), leak (Pythium) and pink rot (Phytophthora erythroseptica).

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 27, 2022 | Blogs

Weight loss in the potato storage

Potato tubers lose weight while being stored. The main contribution is loss of water through the skin by evaporation.

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