With seven months still to go, 50% of the exhibition space at PotatoEurope 2017 – the trade show dedicated to the entire potato chain – has already been sold. This year, PotatoEurope will be held in Emmeloord, Flevoland, the Netherlands.
The National Farmers Union (NFU) presented Merle Anderson, Cheryl Cook, and Kent Peppler with the Meritorious Service Award for their outstanding leadership and service to family agriculture and toFarmers Union over the course of their lifetimes. Merle Anderson’s career is in a strong conjunction with potato growing and processing.
“Make the European Potato Trade Great Again!” (it’s gonna be huge, it’s gonna be great, it’s true) is the central theme of the Europatat Congress in 2017. The event is organized this year by Europatat and Belgapom and will be held June 15-17, in Antwerp, Belgium.
The number of companies which exhibit technical solutions and machines for vegetables and fruit processing rose at the latest edition of Fruit Logistica, Wilfried Wollbold, Fruit Logistica global brand manager, told PotatoBusiness.com.
The 20th European Cold Chain Conference, taking place in Brussels, Belgium (March 8-10) is an opportunity to meet over 150 top temperature-controlled supply chain leaders from cold storage, transportation, logistics, distribution and construction.