Kartoffeln Cockpit, 27.04.2019

For years, the potato acreage in Belgium has increased. While ten years ago, an acreage of approximately 40,000 hectares was ordered, in 2018 it was more than 96,000 hectares. In Flemings there are now about 50,000 hectares. The desire for larger cultivation stems from the "potato hunger" of the fry industry. Every year the sector asks more raw material. In the year 2018, only the five-...

Expert Opinion: 

According to statements from the Flemish Center for Agriculture and Horticulture (VILT), potato acreage was expanded by around 8% this spring. This is the result of a first survey of members conducted by the Center for Potato Cultivation (PCA). In particular, the acreage of new potatoes...