Every four years France welcomes PotatoEurope. The event is a showcase for technical innovations, demonstrations of harvesting and storage methods, as well as an essential trading hub that no professional can afford to miss. Organised around the themes of performance, sustainability and qualitative as well as environmental excellence, PotatoEurope is getting ready to welcome 10,000 visitors from around the world.
PotatoEurope is for all actors in the potato sector: seeds and plants, fresh produce markets, potato products and starches. It is also of interest for farmers who want to meet with providers of agricultural machines and supplies.
The strength of PotatoEurope is its dynamic demonstrations. Visitors will be able to see a wide range of harvesting, grading and storage equipment currently proposed by manufacturers on the market in action. Optical sorting lines will also be operating, an original and exclusive demonstration for this French event that illustrates the search for excellence and quality in the French potato sector. They will also be able to discover new equipment combining mechanical and chemical haulm destruction, tools that prevent erosion, precision agriculture...and all the alternatives that make production more sustainable. More than 90 machines and pieces of equipment in action, working to complete these dynamic demonstration sites !
genetic resources and varietal innovations, prophylaxis and crop protection, water and soil management and, for the first time this year, an area dedicated to progress in tuber conservation
The commercial village with around forty trade agents and cooperatives. This is where trading will take place for the fresh produce and plant markets. Booths and international pavilions will allow visitors to establish ties with operators and suppliers from the Netherlands, Belgium; Germany, Great Britain, Spain, Italy and, this year, the United States, New Zealand and China.
Manufacturers of agricultural equipment, suppliers of fertilisers, crop protection products, equipment for handling, storage and conservation of potatoes and industrialists in finished potato products will welcome visitors in a nearly 10,000m² exhibition hall and on the demonstration plots.
Conferences designed to explore current technical and professional issues facing the sector.