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Potato News from Belgium

Europatat Congress 2017 confirms new high level speakers!
The organizers of the Europatat 2017 Congress in Antwerp from 15 to 17 June announce the addition of a number of high level speakers to the programme
Thursday, April 20, 2017
North-Western European potato area estimated to grow by 3.6 percent
The NEPG (North-Western European Potato Growers) estimates the potato acreage will grow by 3.6% compared to last season.
Pom’Alliance and Pomuni join forces
Pom'Alliance and Pomuni are joining forces in the fresh potato sector. Both companies signed mutual cooperation agreements on March 30, 2017.
German Potato Breeder Interseed New Shareholder Breeders Trust
The seed potato breeding company Interseed Potatoes GmbH located at Wittmund Germany, recently became the newest shareholder of Breeders Trust.
Saturday, March 25, 2017
Belgapom: Belgian Potato Processing Sector sets multiple records in 2016
According to the data of Belgapom, the Potato Processing Industry in Belgium last year not only set a record for the amount of potatoes processed, but also a record for investments in the sector, with over 300 million euro (325 million USD) invested.
WatchITgrow: Belgium launches a country-wide geo-information system to strengthen the Potato (processing) industry
WatchITgrow is a new geo-information platform developed for the potato sector in Belgium with the purpose to better estimate and increase the potato yield in a sustainable way.
Saturday, March 18, 2017