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EUROPLANT launches the Lower Carb Potato

Lueneburg, February 2021 | EUROPLANT adapts to the low carb nutrition trend and is now offering two potato varieties with fewer carbohydrates: the mild, mainly firm-cooking Coronada, which is branded as Linella, and the tasty, firm-cooking Montana. Read more...


EUROPLANT is climate neutral

Lüneburg, May 2020 | From May 2020 EUROPLANT is a climate-neutral company. We are pleased that we have now taken a major step forward in supporting sustainability in climate protection. Read more...


Lüneburg, February 2020 | EUROPLANT Pflanzenzucht GmbH presented itself again this year at FRUIT LOGISTICA. In Hall 20, Stand A-16, trade visitors, customers and interested parties were able to see for themselves the high quality standards of the seed potato breeder and supplier based in Lüneburg/Lower Saxony. Read more...


Review of Potato Europe 2019

Germany, September 2019 | This year's Potato Europe took place in Kain (Tournai), Belgium. The biggest open-air potato event took place in full size with over 200 exhibitors from 12 different countries. For two days, experts and visitors had the opportunity to examine the latest technologies and innovations in the potato sector. Read the whole Report.


EUROPLANT Handel Ziemniakami completes another successful year in the Polish seed potato market

Poland, June 2018 | Despite considerable weather problems in the 2017 harvest season, EUROPLANT Handel Ziemniakami (EHZ) has maintained its position in the Polish market. With an area of 320,000 ha, it is the largest in the European Union.
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30 years of AR TARIM - a story of success

Turkey, June 2018 | In 1998 Dr. Cetin Özbayram founded  AR TARIM TOHUMCULUK SAN ve TİC A.Ş. -  one of the first private import and merchandising companies for seed potatos in Turkey.
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Böhm Nordkartoffel constructs new greenhouse in Böhlendorf

Böhlendorf/Germany, April 2018 | Böhm NORDKARTOFFEL Agrarproduktion meets the constantly increasing requirements in the field of phytosanitary safety in the field of potato conservation breeding by building new greenhouses for the cultivation of meristem plants as a basis for healthy breeding.
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25 Years EUROPLANT Pflanzenzucht GmbH

Lüneburg/Germany, September 2017 | More than 200 guests from around 25 countries attended the anniversary celebration of EUROPLANT Pflanzenzucht GmbH. On September 7, the guests were given a tour of the breeding station and the breeding nursery of sister company Böhm-Nordkartoffel Agrarproduktion GmbH & OHG (BNA) before attending the company’s anniversary dinner in Lüneburg.
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EUROPLANT Pflanzenzucht GmbH cooperates with the Landwirtschaftliche Innovationszentrum GmbH in Weißenkirchen

Weißkirchen/Austria, July 2017 | With the first trials in 2015, EUROPLANT Pflanzenzucht GmbH started a cooperation with the agricultural innovation center (LIZ), Weisskirchen and expanding this project to approximately 70 ha of potato multiplication. "The Austrian potato market has been an important sales market for seed, ware and processing potatoes for EUROPLANT for decades! Overall, the exchange with seed potatoes to and from Austria is growing every year, "says Daniel Probst, the responsible EUROPLANT Area Manager.
"For us, it is very important that the good cooperation with the Lower Austrian Saatbaugenossenschaft eGmbH in Meires (NÖS) is thereby supported and not disturbed!", Explains Jörg Eggers, who is hoping for further intensive exchange with the NÖS.

Novelty in the bio industry

Frankenhausen/Germany, June 2017 | From June 21 to 22, 2017, the first nationwide ecological field days were held in Frankenhausen, near Kassel, Germany. Eco-farmers and farmers who are interested in a changeover were presented new ways of farming and innovations in organic agriculture. Among other things, current practical examples from crop cultivation were presented on demonstration plots of the exhibitors and experimental cells of the Frankenhausen domain. In addition to guided tours and inspections of field trials, there was a specialist forum for sharing knowledge.

Successful Fruit Logistica in the anniversary year

Lüneburg/Germany, March 2017 | 2017 is a very special year for EUROPLANT Pflanzenzucht GmbH. The company is celebrating its 25th anniversary, which is why its trade fair presentation at the Fruit Logistica was under this motto. The company attracted attention with its theme "25 years in the service of the potato – a success story". More than 75,000 trade visitors from 130 countries attended the leading fair of the fruit and vegetable trade in Berlin from 8 to 10 February to find out about the great range and quality philosophy of EUROPLANT.
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EUROPLANT sales partner from the USA published first official newsletter

Lüneburg/Germany, July 2016 | SunRain Varieties LLC. the american sales partner of EUROPLANT is now providing news fresh from the field for their customers to keep them updated about the growing process month by month. The first publishing is presenting the planting area for the varieties. Among many other varieties, the EUROPLANT varieties ISABELIA and VIVIANA are presented as well. Grimmes variable rate planter is a another new equipment for SUNRAIN, which allows them to plant seeds without cutting them.
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Fruit Logistica 2016

Berlin/Germany, February 2016 | EUROPLANT presents its wide variety of seed potatoes at Fruit Logistica 2016, which takes place in Berlin from 3 to 5 February 2016. Trade visitors, customers and interested parties can find out for themselves about the high quality standards of the seed potato grower and supplier on Stand A-15 in Hall 20.
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Very good export business for EUROPLANT: More than 46,000 tonnes sold internationally

Lüneburg/Germany, June 2015 | Europlant Pflanzenzucht GmbH is achieving peak sales from its export business. “The marketing of our seed potatoes is progressing extremely successfully this year”, comments Managing Director Jörg Renatus. “After we had created the necessary conditions in the area of testing and market development over many years, our international sales have now recorded a significant upward trend.”
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Good early potato harvest expected for 2015

Lüneburg/Germany, June 2015 | The harvesting of early potatoes, which officially started a few days ago, will continue until mid-August. EUROPLANT Pflanzenzucht GmbH is expecting good yields this season. "Despite the cool weather in the spring, growth was satisfactory", says managing director Jörg Renatus.
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