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HZPC to Host Virtual Potato Days


Due to the COVID-19 pandemic HZPC will be hosting it’s annual Potato Days virtually, instead of in-person as usual, the company says in a press release on Oct. 5.

Potato Days is a leading event for the potato industry, the release notes. Professionals from the potato chain from all across the world annually gather together to learn about the latest potato varieties available and network.

“With Potato Days Live we present a new way to connect. A unique digital potato experience for all our growers, customers, partners and other potato professionals and enthusiasts. We come together in our virtual studio, talk about the latest developments, surprise our partners with inspiring presentations and of course present our most important varieties,” Patrick Overwijk, communication manager at HZPC, says in the release.

The event will be held on Nov. 4 and will feature speakers such as Pedro Sousa from McDonalds and Gerard Backx, CEO of HZPC. They will talk about how companies are making it through the pandemic and also potatoes.

The event is open to anyone in the world with translations in multiple languages. For more information visit

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