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December 18, 2023 | News

Agrico and Agrico PSA to expand their activities into Tanzania

At this year’s varieties show, along with its subsidiary Agrico PSA, the Dutch cooperation took a further step towards continued growth in East Africa. By signing a distribution agreement with Fraxen Consult Ltd, the seed potatoes from the company will be exported to small-scale farmers in Tanzania later this year. It is important for Agrico…

June 20, 2023 | Articles

McCain now also launches a regenerative agriculture programme in the Netherlands

At the end of January, McCain launched a new programme for regenerative agriculture. In doing so, the processor aims to support Dutch potato growers in their transition to more sustainable agricultural practices. ‘The growers will receive a premium of 5 euros per ton for this. It is also a useful challenge for agronomy that can…

February 17, 2023 | News

CIP appoints Dr. Simon Heck as Director General

The International Potato Center (CIP) Board of Trustees and CGIAR leadership have appointed Dr. Simon Heck as Director General of CIP and CGIAR Senior Director.

September 27, 2022 | Articles

Sustainability and openness are important keywords at LC Packaging

LC Packaging’s parent company is located in a super modern and spanking new building on the A12 near the town of Waddinxveen. In 1923, the Lammers family in Amsterdam started trading in used jute bags. After almost a hundred years, the company presents itself now as an international producer and distributor of flexible packaging solutions,…

September 08, 2022 | News

Over £2 million investment funding for net zero potatoes

Potato partners in the UK have secured major funding towards sustaining the future of the potato supply chain with their Net Zero Hectare project.

June 16, 2022 | News

LC Packaging aims to contribute to a world without waste

With its newly launched 2030 Ambition, global packaging manufacturer and distributor LC Packaging commits to embracing the elimination of waste into its core business.

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