Tag: la transformation de pomme de terre

Family distillery scores with Ireland’s first potato vodka

A Co Antrim family-run distillery is to begin selling Ireland’s first potato vodka, it can be revealed. And Lisburn-based Hughes Craft Distillery has landed deals with top online retailers such as Ocado and Amazon, as well as selling their premium product to holidaymakers visiting Ireland at Dublin Airport. The newly released drink, called RubyBlue Vodka, is the first in Ireland[Read[Read More…]

McDonald’s to shrink in US, 1st time in decades

The burger chain that put “supersize” into the American vernacular is slimming down: For the first time in more than 40 years, and perhaps ever, McDonald’s says the number of U.S. restaurants it has is shrinking. McDonald’s plans to close more restaurants in the U.S. than it opens this year, according to the world’s biggest hamburger chain. That hasn’t happened[Read[Read More…]

Kartoffelmarketinggesellschaft nimmt Arbeit auf

Jeder Landwirt, der Speisekartoffeln anbaut, kennt die missliche Lage. Die frischen Knollen haben Marktanteile verloren, ein starker internationaler Wettbewerb erschwert die Verkäufe und schließlich gibt es eine starke Konkurrenz durch Pasta oder Reis. Pessimistische Reaktionen wie aufgeben sind nach Mitteilung des Landvolks für Niedersachsen als Deutschlands Kartoffelerzeuger Nr. 1 nicht zufriedenstellend. Mehr You are unauthorized to view this page.

UK: Potato Council now operates as AHDB Potatoes

The Agriculture Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) has officially launched its rebranded identity across all of its sub divisions. Under the move, which was formally announced and unveiled by AHDB chair Peter Kendall at this week (w/c 15 June)’s Cereals event in Lincolnshire, trade body Potato Council has become AHDB Potatoes. The One Voice potato promotion campaign is still organised by the marketing[Read[Read More…]

Belgische aardappelsector slaat weg van duurzaamheid

De Belgische aardappelsector beleefde, of moeten we zeggen – creëerde – een ware ‘frietrevolutie’ gedurende de voorbije 25 jaar. Van een traditionele, op lokale’ productie en consumptie gerichte sector, heeft het zich ontwikkeld tot de wereldleider in export van diepvriesaardappelproducten met in 2014 meer dan 3,8 miljoen ton aardappelen die verwerkt werden tot frites, chips, vlokken, puree producten en granulaten. Meer[Read[Read More…]

Canada: Pesticides not leading cause of cancer on Prince Edward Island: professor

Dr. Len Ritter, professor of toxicology, says non-Hodgkin lymphoma rates, the cancer most often associated with pesticides, are lower in Prince Edward Island than anywhere else in Canada. There is no evidence that the safe application of agricultural pesticides causes cancer, says a toxicology professor from Ontario. Dr. Len Ritter, a professor emeritus at the University of Guelph, was in[Read[Read More…]

UW-Madison’s research programs pack punch

UW-Madison is the fourth-largest research institution in the United States, according to a recent study released by NorthStar Consulting. The College of Agricultural and Life Sciences – CALS – alone has about $102 million in research funding. It’s difficult to quantify direct and indirect economic benefits because of the many complex connections and partnerships across the university and UW-Extension. But[Read[Read More…]

US: IPM strategies to fight the Colorado Potato Beetle

As the effectiveness of the primary chemical weapon against the Colorado potato beetle (Leptinotarsa decemlineata) starts to wane, new ways to manage this pest are needed where potatoes are intensively grown, according to an article in the the Journal of Integrated Pest Management. The beetle is a major problem in areas such as Wisconsin, Michigan, New York, and Maine. Both[Read[Read More…]

Le secteur des patates mise sur l’exportation

Dotée d’une nouvelle campagne marketing et d’une technologie modernisée, le secteur de la pomme de terre mise sur son potentiel de croissance à l’exportation.  À l’étranger, les frites doivent davantage être associées à la Belgique et les opportunités de croissance technologique doivent être appliquées de manière optimale, indique mardi Belgapom, l’association du négoce et de la transformation belges de pommes[Read[Read More…]

Les pommes de la grande distribution gorgées de pesticides

Alors que la ministre de l’Environnement Ségolène Royal a annoncé l’interdiction de la vente libre du Roundup, des cocktails de pesticides continuent à être utilisés par les producteurs de pommes dans de nombreux pays européens, notamment en France et en particulier par les agriculteurs fournissant la grande distribution, affirme mardi Greenpeace dans un rapport. En moyenne 75% des 85 échantillons[Read[Read More…]

Maine, Canadian potato farmers learn from Argentine counterparts

Maine and Canadian potato growers and McCain Foods executives travelled 12,000 miles south this winter to visit with their counterparts in Argentina to see what they could learn from each other. The group of 10 New Brunswick and six Maine growers, all of whom have contracts with McCain Foods, traveled to the country in January to observe how they grow potatoes[Read[Read More…]

VK: €1,1 mln voor nieuwe gmo aardappel

Wetenschappers van het Sainsbury Laboratorium hebben voor vijf jaar financiering gekregen om een genetisch gemodificeerde aardappel -beter voor het milieu, gezonder voor consumenten en goedkoper in productie- te ontwikkelen. Het aardappelproject van het laboratorium wordt geleid door Jonathan Jones en zal gefinancierd worden door het Tuinbouw- en Aardappelinitiatief. Een verdere 10 procent financiering wordt aangeboden door de industriële partners in het project: BioPotatoes[Read[Read More…]

Poland: Potato exports halved in first quarter

Exports of Polish potatoes fell about 50 percent year on year in the first quarter of the year. In the first quarter of 2015 Polish potato exports were only 6,000 metric tons, down from 12,100 tons in the analogous period of 2014, according to a report by the Agriculture and Livestock Economics You are unauthorized to view this page.

Los primeros pasos para hacer frente al mildiú de la patata de forma global

Los investigadores y las compañías europeas que están ocupadas haciendo frente al mildiú de la patata, Phytophthora infestans,comenzarán a trabajar más estrechamente con otros de todo el mundo. El primer paso hacia un trabajo conjunto se dio durante la reunión bienal de la red europea, EuroBlight, que se celebró este mes en Rumanía. Los compañeros de Norteamérica, Sudamérica y Asia[Read[Read More…]

Australia: Pursuing Asia for spud exports

South Australia will actively pursue the Asian market for export of its crisping and seed potatoes. Outcomes from a Potatoes South Australia in-market supply chain analysis into the market potential in Malaysian and Thailand were delivered at an event in Adelaide earlier this month. The industry body received $35,000 through the SA Department of State Development in addition to $10,000 committed by[Read[Read More…]

US: Alternatives to chlorothalonil for potato late blight control

Conditions for late blight development throughout Michigan are conducive for the appearance of late blight. No late blight has been found in Michigan as of June 15, 2015, although the disease has now appeared in North Carolina and Florida on potatoes. Chlorothalonil supply for 2015 is limited. Potato growers, therefore, have a dilemma about what to base their late blight[Read[Read More…]

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