Consumers/Consumption

‘Potato cultivation is vital for Walloon agriculture and the Belgian food industry’, industry organizations say

A press release issued recently communicates the concerns of residents about the construction of a potato processing plant in Frameries in Belgium by the company Clarebout, as well as the considerations of the Minister Di Antonio on the development of potato farms in Wallonia and its impact on the environment.

Fiwap (the interprofessional organization of the entire sector in Wallonia), FWA (the Agricultural Federation of Wallonia) and Belgapom (the Belgian potato trade and processing) remind us of the reality of the sector and the issues related to the production and promotion of the potato in Belgium.

Read the report on FreshPlaza here