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December 20, 2022 | Blogs

The need to ventilate and cool in potato storages

Plants grow because they capture carbon dioxide with the aid of energy from solar radiation. Photosynthesis generates sugars that upon respiration produce the energy needed for the biochemical processes associated with growth.

December 13, 2022 | Blogs

Requirements for storing potato tubers

Potatoes are harvested at peak times throughout the year. In temperate climates in early autumn and in subtropical winter climates the crop is harvested in early spring. In Mediterranean climates, there is one harvest late spring and one late autumn, two harvests per year associated with suitable temperature regimes. This is similar to the tropical…

September 27, 2022 | Articles

Focus on achieving the highest possible quality

On the Roebroek family farm in Beek in the province of Limburg, nothing is left to chance. From the preparations for the new crop to the moment when the last stored potato leaves the storehouse, the focus is on achieving the highest possible quality. Every choice from cultivation to storage also involves a critical look at…

February 25, 2022 | News

Improved spreading machine optimizes potato sorting processes

Tummers Food Processing Solutions recently introduced a new spreading machine: the Delta Roller Spreader.

November 24, 2021 | Articles

Restrain obtains clearance in Canada and the United States

The Restrain anti-germination system, in which ethylene gas keeps potatoes inactive during storage, has received federal-level clearance in Canada and America, the company reports.

November 24, 2021 | Articles

Modern potato storage systems are increasingly being fitted with high-quality doors

Farms are increasingly providing modern potato storage facilities with large, high-qualitysliding doors. In addition to being able to reach the cells easily with a forklift truck or a potato shovel loader, proper insulation and closure is becoming more important. In order to demonstrate the production process, manufacturer Salco from Zwaagdijk-Oost opens its doors.

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