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January 06, 2023 | News

European exporters welcome WTO ruling in Colombia anti-dumping duties on frozen fries

The European Potato Processors’ Association (EUPPA) recently reported that arbitrators have ruled in favour of the EU in the World Trade Organization (WTO) appeal regarding Colombia’s anti-dumping duties on frozen fries originating from Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands.

December 21, 2022 | Articles

‘The Netherlands is the right partner for transforming the Indian potato chain’

The Indian agri-commerce company WayCool Foods wants to transform the food economy in India, included the potato chain. The company uses modern technologies to share knowledge with almost a hundred thousand farmers from whom they buy their products. In doing so, the company aims to increase the yields and support sustainable agriculture. Co-founder and CEO…

December 01, 2022 | News

Europatat Congress 2023 to take place in Poland

Together with the Polish Potato Federation, the European Potato Trade Association Europatat announced today that the next Europatat Congress will take place in Gdańsk (Poland) from June 5 to 7 June 2023.

September 27, 2022 | Articles

Entrepreneurship combined with daring and vision leads to increased potato turnover

Investing more than 6 million euros to sell baby table potatoes in a shrinking consumer market requires, apart from daring, a great deal of vision. The Norwegian family business Bjertnæs & Hoel is looking to the future and, as a result, is seeing its potato sales increasing every year. At their farm, the four entrepreneurs,…

September 27, 2022 | Articles

From potato vending to potato wholesale a success story

From potato doorstep selling [aardappelleurhandel] with a turnover of 5 tons per day to a potato wholesale business of currently 75,000 tons a year. That, in a nutshell, is the success story of the Dewitte Potatoes family business of Poperinge in Flanders, Belgium. Quality and flexibility, according to the traders from Flanders, are the most…

May 30, 2022 | Blogs

Sustainability high on the agenda of the Meade family

The Meade family holds a typical Irish potato farm. In 1977, Philip Meade started growing and selling potatoes in the town of Lobinstown. The first storehouse for potatoes was built in 1983, at the site where the company is still located today.

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