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Sep 27, 2010

That was PotatoEurope 2010 – with lots of positive feedback for K+S KALI GmbH, too!

The PotatoEurope 2010 took place on 8-9 September at Bockerode manor, in Springe-Mittelrode near Hanover, Germany. The PotatoEurope was organised by the German agricultural association (DLG), together with the German potato industry society (UNIKA) and K+S KALI GmbH.

Great international interest in potatoes

This year, too, the PotatoEurope was a hotspot for potato-professionals from all over the world. A total of 8,200 visitors from 42 countries flocked to this flagship event of the potato industry. According to the DLG, every second visitor came from abroad, with the Netherlands, Russia, Czechia, Austria, France, Denmark, Spain and Poland heading the statistics. But experts from Asia, North and South America, and Africa also used the PotatoEurope 2010 to exchange information and for expert discussions. Topics included :

  • new and time-tested potato varieties and seed potatoes,
  • new technology for production and processing,
  • practical issues involving management and trade,
  • fertilisation and plant protection strategies.

The great number of international visitors is a clear indication of the potato’s potential for securing proper nutrition to a growing world population.



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Potato Event: The official opening event of the PotatoEurope 2010

On the evening of 7 September 2010, the DLG hosted a great kick-off event in Hanover, the Potato Event. Dr. Ernst Andres represented the K+S KALI GmbH, the PotatoEurope 2010’s supporter, and welcomed the international guests.

First day of the fair: Quite a crowd, in spite of changeable weather conditions

At the Forum: K+S KALI GmbH –Excellent potato quality due to balanced nutrition

At the Forum: GTZ-event with Dr. Pamela K. Anderson, on the topic of “Potatoes – a driving force for rural development and food security, worldwide”

At the fair booth: Exchange of information, consultation and trials

Second day of the fair: A few highlights of the day at the K+S KALI GmbH stand

Busy Hands: The great finale of the K+S KALI GmbH summer sweepstake




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