Niels van Lear of FAM presented and demonstrated the FAM Centris 315.
Alexander Decock, Alexander Dewilde and Myriam Stas of Tomra. Tomra was at the fair with various machines/innovations, including this Modus, a sorting machine for potatoes.
Kees Kelders of Insort with the new Sherlock Analyst.
Romke van Velden, Alberto Agostini and Evert-Jan Wassink of the Sorma group. They presented the new sormabag, a fully recyclable net pack.
Jan Schoonderwoerd, Peter Bos and Teade Geertsma of Tibol/Blokker can also be found across the border more and more.
Eduard van Antwerpen, Jan Evert de Jongh and Hans Blaak of Van Antwerpen Milieutechniek.
Leon Crommentuyn and Roy Lemmen of Sormac.
Robert and Marianne van der Pol. Starting next year, Robert will be at the helm.
Kiremko was also well represented again.
Luc van Buynder and Jan van der Horst of Urschel with the Sprint 2, a cube slicing machine with low input but plenty of end product.
Marco Huissen and Bastiaan Hoogerland of Murre Techniek. This polisher was sold to Verco NV in Maasmechelen.
Dick Jansen, Jeroen Lijkendijk and Patrick Jansen of JFPT/Foodlife. They presented products including this new dewatering system, which can reduce liquids to 2% with less damage.
Johan Vanhemens with the Newtec Scout. This machine digitizes the potato stream, measuring length and diameter, for instance.
Vincent Hofstee of Tolsma/Grisnich with the innovation: Wet Cleaning Systems.
Wouter Verbruggen and Ton van 't Hof of Verbruggen Palletizing Solutions.
Finis en Eillert at the stand together. (These men were present on Monday, and made time for a picture.)
The new Tummers corporate identity was introduced before, but can also be seen on a beautiful new stand now.
Gunther Vermeiren and Pieter van der Meij of Spranco-Matic are happy about their first participation.
Harrie Kessels and Jan and Evie Jegerings of Jegerings. There was much interest in the belt cutting machine BCM 1650.
Jos Wellwaij, Hayo Binken and Frans Bijvoet of Wellwaij Belting.
Wim Vissers and Astrid Oppenhuizen of DT Dijkstra.
Marcel Jonker of Bijlsma Hercules presents a new product cleaner with outer spiral.
Henk Petter van Mechatec. On the stand was a Boxmaster with boxer chest cleaner. It is important that this is a modular system, in other words, there may also be placed in a box filler. The Boxer can wash crates, rotate and empty.
Paul Kok, Hens Gunneman and Dries Claes of Omnivent. They internationally presented the Omnicuro during the Interpom. Omnicuro is a new generation storage computer.
Bas Ruygrok of Jongejans presents the new Spiratec. The new extractor for the finishing touch.
Rob Bolding, Hans Langedijk, and Bram Jansen of Schouten Sorting Equipment.
Hans Peeten (Sarco Packaging), Marcel Oldenziel (Manter) and Mark van der Kamp (Sarco Packaging) at the new M10 XL weigher on the stand of Manter.
Dirk Vandekerckhove of Bruynooghe Construction.
Justin Bruggeman of Deprez Construct. They introduced this new corporate identity at Interpom.
Pedro Salcedo and Lars Heuvelmans of Dofra Foodtec.
Jan Evert, probably the only exhibitor coming to the fair on his bicycle. Very sustainable!
The Key Technology team.
Joan Phillips and Mathieu Truijen of VH Verpakkingsmachines. They were at the De Bruyne Food Processing stand with this vertical vacuum packaging machine. The machine packages 5 to 10 kg potatoes, but also other fruit and veg.
Rob Bornstein, Peter Eijsbouts of Concept Engineers and Nick Maros (Kiremko). They were at the stand together.
Tom Wessels and Marcel Menkveld of FTNON at a new stand with a new look (without machines, unfortunately).
Richard van de Dolder of Inverness Transport also stopped by the Primeur stand.
Patrick Goosens of Necap Pallets & Kisten in deep conversation.
The AB Texel men.
Marcelissen was also present once again. Pictured is the team.
Yvan Mannekens and Roderik De Zwart of Fischbein.
John Kirpestijn and Lammert Prinsen of Propak.
Propak's new bag trailer. It achieves a high speed of 1200 bags per hour. This is possible for jute and net.
Frank Prinsen and John de Bat of Symach.
The Prinsen sales team. They present the Agrisep innovation for onions, potatoes and carrots.
Maarten Mooij explains the new controller.
The new Mooij Agro controller, very functional with touch screen.
Rob van Tilburg, Vincent Kuijten and Antoine Kasteren of Optiserve. With the latest generation optical sorting machines: Xcalibur
Erik de Roos of Bandall. They were one of the new exhibitors at this fair.
Johan van der Stee and Jan van der Werff are very enthusiastic about the Jazzy.
Cees Butter, Paul Allen, Gerdien Simonse and Freek van de Pol of Butter Group.
Willem Oppers, Corrado Pellegrini and Marinus den Harder of Chiorino.
The Spiessens team presented this drying machine for freshly cut vegetables like lettuce and bell peppers. The machine uses the residual heat from the building's cooling system. The dryer is provided with a system which measures pressure differences, air humidity and air temperature.
The men of Overveld Packaging.
Elvira Wieland, Tineke Douwes and Bertjan Bruin of Kisten Mevrouw.
Jaco van der Jagt and Marinus de Bruijn of Foodeq. They specialize in vibration technology.
Rik and Bas van Hees of Van Hees Machinery. There was much interest in the BoxFil, which makes it possible to stack, fill, empty and rotate fully automatically. It is an all-round machine for year round usage. The machine itself can be put together by four modules and options.
Huub Kasius of AgroVent.
David Ayal and Hans Smit of Allround Vegetable Processing.
Gilly Masschelein, Annick Pycarelle en Isabel Gysels of the fair organization.
Cor van Maanen with colleague Rubbens of Geerlofs with the customers. They just closed a deal for an export project.
Mark Verschuren, Adrian Head and Glen Burt Herbert Engineering. They also had an innovation on the stand. This renewed washingmachine for potatoes and carrots for example. The new thing is that the largest dirt, such as, floating substances, is removed from the water.
Koen de Bruyne van De Bruyne Food Processing Equipment.
Arie Verhoef and Leo Verschuure of van Burg Machinefabriek.
Geery Peters of Tonen and Jan Strijbos of Prins Verpakkingstechniek together with Nadine Barsch of Barsch Horizontale Verpackungsmaschinen.
Jan Strijbos of Prins Verpakkingstechniek shares the stand with Nadine Barsch of Barsch Horizontale Verpackungsmachinen, who presented this packaging machine.
Marcell Monleón Lauter of Spanish IRTA also present a machine at the Prins Verpakkingstechniek stand.
The Walloon and Flemish winners of the Inno Potato Award 2014 that was awarded on Tuesday.
Through the fusion of Dewulf with Miedema earlier this year, the sales team increased significantly, here an overview of the teams.
Johan Maelfeyt, Patrizia Mares and Bert Callebaut of Certis. Certis Europe offers full system solutions for environmentally friendly, integrated crop protection.
The employees presented the Gro-stop fog, a germ inhibitor in consumption and starch potatoes in air-cooled and/or mechanically cooled storage. Many dropped by at the Mydibel stand for something to eat and drink.
Decancq offers seed and consumption potatoes. Pictured: Caroline Demey and Rik Decancq.
Rovasac offers a wide range of packagings and packaging machines. The team from left to right: Axel van de Laer, Pieter Maes, Bernard Noffels, Louis Peigneur, Sofie Vanheasebrouck and Eddy Serbruyns.
At Lutosa, a nice crowd gathered every day. Of course the fries could be tasted as well, something people would gladly queue up for.
It was RDB Pallet's first year at the fair. Since this year, they've also been offering box pallets, and they want to service the potato sector with these as well. Pictured are Rui Moreira and Thomas Cappoen.
Geert Deceuninck and Sevrien Demeijer of Decam Koeltechniek from Ardooie.
Patrick Herijgers of DLV. DLV is a consultancy firm for the agricultural sector.
Julie Wouters of WDM presents the machines. These are mainly sold to growers. She sees interest increase, with more and more in-house sales in the fruit and veg sector. Recently the machine was adjusted slightly, making it even more burglar-proof.
Jaap Brink of Kali, laughing as always.
Many people also visited the McCain stand. Second from right Marc Zuidhof of McCain.
Bruno Burlet of BASF at the Cantus Rovral SC banner, the solution against Botrytis and Sclerotinia.
Yvo Deputter and Wim Lannoey of the Remoortel company with the RemoFrit and RemoFresh products in the background.
Juriaan Oudjans and Peter Quik of Quickly Bestsellers came to visit the fair.
A toast at the Agristo stand. In the middle, Antoon Wallays and left and right the gentlemen of supplier Stow.
Geert Staring of Breeders Trust.
RTL Patat and Terrapoint together in a stand for the first time. This year, Terrapoint stopped sorting and packaging potatoes and onions, with RTL Patat continuing all of the company's activities. The name Terrapoint is retained. Left, Daan Dees of Terrapoint and right, father and son Remy and Rik Tanghe.
Packaging suppliers KPMB. Left to right: Michiel Bulcke, Jose Maria Meseguer and Koen Peeters.
A group of potato lovers. Left and right Nele Cattoor and Romain Cools of Belgapom, in the middle two gentlemen of Ikon.
Veerle van der Sypt among the James Bints. The Belgapom stand was all about the new promotion that is to spread the Belgian story of fries all over the world. The concept was recently tested in London, but Belgapom mainly wants to launch it in a big way at the world fair in Milan next year, to show that Belgium, in addition to its beer and chocolates, also has its fries when it comes to food.
François Huyghe of Boerenbond with Guy Depraetere of ABS (Algemeen Boeren Syndicaat)
Kaat de Raedt with Evy de Kock of VLAM with the various potato varieties. At the VLAM stand, people could like the Patat&Co Facebook page, with a chance to win a tablet.
The gentlemen of Pomuni talking to a visitor. In the middle, Raf Sels, on the right Ben Muyshondt. It was very busy at the stand.
The new Pomuni packaging line was extensively presented during Interpom.
Barias has deep-frozen and cooled food products packaged, repackaged and stocked fast and professionally. Left to right: Philippe Debruyne (Aviko), Stephanie Breemeersch (Barias) and Chris Mullie (Barias).
The gentlemen of Profytodsd were also happy to have their picture taken. They presented Mafex. The Mafex Potato is a solution for storage disease control, germ inhibition in potatoes and tube treatment Rhizoctonia. Left to right: Hessel Romkes, Kees Vermaas and Rudi ten Have.
Hustle and bustle at Syngenta.
A wintery atmospher at Binst. The new Mont Blanc variety was presented, with a matching background, of course. Pictured is Stefaan Delmeire. The Mont Blanc variety has very good chip qualities, scoring high when it comes to resistence levels to nematode.
Interest in Belgapom's James Bint promotion. Visitors.
Father and daughter Luc and Lore Feys of the Feys Pattyn company. The company specializes in hvac and cooling technology. Feys Pattyn installs cooling and deep-freezing warehouses, which they can outfit with bespoke racks. For apple and potato fridges, the company applies the ULO technique, in which oxygen is extracted from the warehouse.
Peter Parmentier and Dave Stappaerts of ACE Packaging. The company produces paper packaging and supplies over 5000 types of packaging products in all. They work on sustainable packagings that are compostable and recyclable. The compy bags are fully compostable.
Healthy Beast is a hip packaging concept, with which they are working in fruit and veg and other sector. The Food Pilot is an application and analysis centre for the agricultural food industry. Pictured: Kathleen Coudijzer.
Jan Lode and Ingrid Van den Heuvel of VDH Concept. VDH introduced the latest JBreeze Recy at Interpom. This foil is produced with 40% recycled plastic. The stand was also fully revamped with the new corporate identity.
Packaging company Euralpack was at the De Bruyne stand. Left to right: Annelies Verbeeck, Benedict Voisin and Marc Deneut (Multivac).
Smiling faces at Warnez. Left, Stijn Depourcq and right, Peter van Steenkiste. Visitors in the middle.
The Bel'Export men taking a break in the Belgapom stand. Left to right: Vitaliy Poplevin (BelExport), Veerle van der Sypt (Fresh Trad Belgium/Belgapom) and Tony Derwael (BelExport)
d'Arta visiting Saleenco
Colin Groen and Peter van der Stouwe of DTS.
Derk-Johan van Dam and Jelle Bos of HZPC.
Jan Dewagtere of Dewagtere.
David Stael of Toyota Material Handling Belgium.
Kris Jans and Filip Tuypens of Fanuc.
Stijn Menkehorst of ATM Machinery.
Johan Oosting and Eddy Koelewijn of LA Pack.
Antoin van den Bossche and Rudy Hermans of Cermax conveyor belts.
Bart Schirrmann and Fred Steenvoorden of Steenvoorden Machines.
The Agrodust team, always fun.
Hustle and bustle at the Lambweston stand.
A full stand as always at Farm Frites.
Richard Oosterling and Jan-Martin Wagenaar of Agratechniek.
Jouke van der Meer of PIM Packaging International Machinery.
KWS was also present.
Hans van der Heiden of Europlant.
Erik Faber and Kees Donkers of Pooling Partners (Faber Halbertsma Group).
Stumaco also presented itself. They focus on building conveyors and conveyorsystems in stainless steel. Mainly for the food industry.
Luc Bruyneel of Pluimers.
Harold Buijsse, Tim Herman and Ferry van Damme of ClimaNova.
Dirk Garos ofRestrain Company in conversation at the stand. During the fair many people passed by at the stand.
John van Dijk and Bernard van Zwol of Wevano Machinery and Peter Grinwis of Petech, they work together.