Proud Belgians have hit back after a leading French newspaper claimed that frites – the world-famous chips served with Belgium’s national dish of mussels – were invented in France.
Dutch potato growers and potato processing firms will start talks on Friday to determine who is to pay for the problems with this year’s harvest, broadcaster NOS said.
A federal court on Thursday ordered the Environmental Protection Agency to ban a pesticide used widely in farming.
Belgium’s early crop of potatoes has already been reduced by about a third due to the current Europe-wide heatwave, which especially damaged the size of the potatoes and the roughness of their skins.
Chipsfabrikant Roger & Roger (R&R) in het Belgische Moeskroen beperkt de productie van chips omdat er onvoldoende aanvoer van aardappelen is.
La production de pommes de terre saisonnières a atteint 250 mille tonnes contre 220 mille tonnes au cours de la saison de 2016/2017, soit une progression de 13,6%, selon le ministère de l’Agriculture, dans un communiqué publié vendredi 10 août.
A marriage of scientific knowledge and traditional practice has led to the development of three highly nutritious, robust, and productive yellow potato varieties.
For farmers in central and northern Europe, this summer’s unusually high temperatures aren’t just uncomfortable, they are putting their harvests at risk, The Guardian reported Friday.