‘Millennials are in favour of organic’

Demand for organic products is increasing, although it is somewhat disappointing as regards potatoes. A few years ago, Warnez also specialised in organic, and in 2016 the company started a separate department for organic potatoes. Peter van Steenkiste from Warnez Potatoes indicates that they follow the market, and definitely see opportunities for both organic and low-residue cultivation. “This trend will also be influenced by European policy measures and regional politics in Belgium. For example, the Walloon Minister is very ambitious regarding organic cultivation.” More