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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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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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