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Organic potato starch in German and French

The main content of the web-site is now available also in German and French. In German: http://organicpotatostarch.eu/biokartoffelstarke/ In French: http://organicpotatostarch.eu/feculedepommedeterrebio/    

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BioFach 2014: 2nd Mini-Seminar on potato starch applications

At BioFach we will arrange our 2nd mini-seminar focusing on potato starch applications in food industry. The topic is “Potato starch as sustainable alternative to various additives in meat, bakery and other products”. Time: Thursday 13th February at 14.00 Place:

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Food Ingredients Europe 19.-21. November 2013

You will find us at FI Europe in Frankfurt on our stand 8.0 / G99. Please come and discuss with us the possibilities that native and pre-gelatinised potato starch offer to your organic product development. Organic Potato Starch We are

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Potato starch harvest starting in Latvia

The other week I visited Latvia in order to see organic starch potato harvest and the starch production process at Aloja Starkelsen. You can find my earlier posts last year about the harvest in Finland and the production process at

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Starches as alternative to some additives

Consumers expect organic products to contain additives as little as possible or none at all. The organic standards allow for using a limited number of additives but in most cases it is worth considering if even those could be avoided.

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Starch potato in Estonia and Latvia

In early July on the way to the 7th Ifoam Conference in Vilnius we took the opportunity to visit a few organic farms. First in Estonia close to Rapla we visited the farmer Tõnu Kriisa who produces mainly organic beef on

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How is the organic starch potato growing at Satakunta jail?

In the end of May we visited Satakunta jail’s organic farm in order to photograph the planting of the potatoes. Now I visited the same place with Kai Kreuzer from organic-market.info. Unfortunately it had been recently raining so there was

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Organic starch potato planted at Satakunta jail

Most people wouldn’t know that some of the biggest organic potato fields in Finland are growing organic starch potato for the world market. As you can see elsewhere on organicpotatostarch.com potato starch has a wide range of applications. But it

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Who invented potato starch?

While visiting Natural Products Expo in Anaheim a few weeks ago the book 1493 by Charles C. Mann was recommended to me by a friend. I found it at the airport book store and finished the 680 page book within

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BioFach 2013 Mini-Seminar on potato starch applications

At BioFach we will arrange a mini-seminar focusing on potato starch applications in food industry. Time: Wednesday 13th February at 12.00 Place: BIOFACH; Room Mailand, NCC Mitte Who should attend: Product developers, Quality Managers, Buyers PROGRAM: Mr Ossi Paakki; CEO

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