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FLANDRE POMME DE TERRE INVESTS IN A TOMRA FOOD SORTER TO KEEP PACE WITH ITS GROWTH

This is the story of a family farm in the North of France, handed down from father to sons some twenty years ago. Over two decades, the sons have earned a fine reputation in the washed potato business.

Why Resilience is a Must Have for the Frozen Potato Industry during COVID-19

COVID-19 is deeply reshaping our lives, both personally and professionally. Since its beginning, where I live in Bergamo, we have been confronted with something unprecedented, which has marked a line between how we had been living so far and how we will come out after it. Now we are gradually preparing for what will be our new normal and all the necessary changes that this will require. While reflecting on this, I found strong parallelism with the frozen potatoes industry: heavily hit, feeling the blow, but with unshaken willingness to come out of COVID-19 stronger than before. What will be the necessary changes that will help the industry accelerate in its recovery? How can we, as TOMRA, contribute? 

TOMRA FOOD APPOINTS POTATO EXPERT TO STRENGTHEN ITS GLOBAL SALES ORGANIZATION

TOMRA Food has appointed category expert Marco Colombo as Global Category Director Potatoes. In this role, he will strengthen the company’s relationship with the potato industry even further and consolidate its position as a thought leader in the sector.

WHY WE MUST RETHINK THE POTATO FOR A SUSTAINABLE USE OF RESOURCES

We must change how we handle our resources. A rapidly growing population, increased demand for produce and the threat of climate change bring with them risks to the food supply chain, and new approaches must be looked at to enable a sustainable future.

TOMRA Food introduces a new sorting machine for post-harvest Potatoes

TOMRA Food has just introduced the TOMRA 3A, a vision sorter for the separation of a range of Foreign Material from unwashed potatoes. Developed in response to specific customer challenges, the TOMRA 3A delivers a new level of FM sorting performance but with added features. 

TOMRA 3A improves output and productivity for premium potato producer

By using the TOMRA 3A high-performance sorting machine Duchemin (Caen) are able to ensure their potatoes are a premium product.

How fresh potato packers are turning small potatoes into big profits

The global potato market is growing. Consumer demand is on the up, with the potato recognized once more as the nutritious, tasty, low-cost diet staple it is. Many factors have created this effect: value-added products, carb-friendly diets and new varieties of potato to name a few, plus promotions, such as Potatoes: More than a bit on the side.

Efficiency and waste reduction

A simple online search for ‘food waste’ yields thousands of results; from official government reports to news of innovative initiatives spearheaded by global supermarket chains and local restaurants, the drive to reduce food waste across the supply and consumption chain has garnered significant publicity and investment, steadily gathering momentum to become one of the biggest global movements of our time.

Precious potatoes in an era of volatile weather

More volatile weather and growing conditions mean that it is more important than ever to make to the most of your potatoes, writes Cedric Porter, Editor World Potato Markets.

Reaping what you sow: overcoming challenges to harvest

One of the three most cultivated and eaten food products in the world, the demand for potatoes continues to increase despite heightened uncertainty within the sector.