Colruyt is the first distributor in Belgium to initiate a cooperation with potato producers. Nine producers, working directly with Colruyt, have just planted 5,000 tons of potato plants.
Polen importeert momenteel minder aardappelen omdat er nog binnenlandse voorraden van vorig jaar beschikbaar zijn.
The first estimate of acreage planted to potatoes in the North-Western European Potato Growers (NEPG) region is projected to have reached a 10-year high.
The United States has officially indicated its desire to renegotiate the 1993 North American Free Trade Agreement, triggering a 90-day consultation window before formal talks begin.
From acai bowls to purple sprouting broccoli, the trend for purple food in all shapes and sizes has been sweeping the UK. Following this trend, Asda has released purple fries, called Majesty Chips.
In the United Kingdom, farming minister George Eustice (DEFRA) has approved a four-year trial of genetically modified (GM) potatoes at The Sainsbury Laboratory in Norwich between 2017 and 2021.
The Zimbabwean government says it will lift a ban on some imported products from South Africa, a year after it was first imposed.
De regelgeving voor de Poolse aardappelexport naar andere Europese landen is dit jaar veranderd.