Inno Potato Award 2014

29 - 01 - 2014

After the successful editions of 2010 and 2012, the third Inno Potato Award was launched at the beginning of December. This contest rewards Belgian potato growers who have implemented innovative business methods.

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Packaging: much more than a necessary evil

25 - 09 - 2013

A consumer survey carried out by GFK and commissioned by the Dutch Nutrition Centre shows that supermarkets should make smaller packaging for smaller households. This way, they can meet the needs of one- and two-person households and prevent waste.

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Are organic goods better for your health?

25 - 09 - 2013

Research carried out by Wageningen University revealed that many consumers use organic products because they assume that they are healthier.

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The market share of retail private label brands continues to rise across Europe

21 - 08 - 2013

The PLMA's (Private Label Manufacturers Association) Private Label Yearbook shows that private label continues to grow across Europe, despite the increased promotional activity by A-brands.

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Article in Aardappelwereld

17 - 04 - 2013

The press and journals are curious about the next steps the company Pomuni will take. The main elements of those conversations with the fourth generation can you read in the interview with Hans and Ben Muyshondt.

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Sustainability, transparency and natural are the keywords for 2013

23 - 01 - 2013

Trend reports start appearing everywhere at the start of a new year. Food trends are becoming more important and are increasingly a source of inspiration for other sectors such as fashion and design. As a result, developments in the food sector are followed very closely by food trend watchers.

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Those who read food labels weigh less

26 - 12 - 2012

A study published by research journal Agricultural Economics shows that consumers who read nutrition labels listed on food packaging are thinner than those who do not.

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Potatoes and Potato Products Are Still More Popular than Pasta and Rice

07 - 11 - 2012

Research studies performed by InSites Consulting on behalf of VLAM have shown that on average, potatoes are eaten 3.5 times a week.  They are still the most consumed accompaniment for meals.

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Almost 9 in 10 Belgians Buy Organic at Least Once

03 - 10 - 2012

From consumer research performed by GfK Panel Services Belgium, it appears that almost 9 in every 10 Belgians buy organic products at least once.  Almost 1 in 5 Belgians is an avid purchaser of organic alternatives, and at least one time in every 10 days, they will purchase a product with organic origins.

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Potatoes Contain Vitamins, Minerals and Nutrients

07 - 09 - 2012

Potatoes contain a large number of vitamins, minerals and nutrients.  They contain even more vitamins than other healthy vegetables and fruits such as bananas, avocados, nuts and broccoli.

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