Throughout the past month, we have been fortunate to have visits by not less than 3 different groups who wanted to see our company.
We are happy to open our doors, and show the production and storhouses and give a presentation about our company.
We have had visits from many different groups, schools and associations.
Last month, Ulfborg Activity Center, Vinding Kultur & Velvære, and Senior Farmers, Herning, have been here.
We have processed Danish Lady Rosetta for 3 weeks. The yields are respectable and the quality is very good in most lots. But it’s not easy to get the fresh potatoes harvested, because of all the rain that has fallen. Today I witnessed how much our brave farmers and truckdrivers struggle, to deliver the potatoes we need.
Thank you to all of you for your great battle out there.
The storing season has finally started, we received the first load of organic potatoes for storing this Friday. This is 15 days later than last year.
The potatoes have been ready for harvesting for a while, but the large amounts of rain have prevented the growers from harvesting under the right conditions
From 1st July 2017, FC Beton A/S has taken over the buildings in Gadbjerg from Scanax International A/S.
Scanax International A/S will of course continue its operation, from now on it is from Thorsens Chipskartofler A/S in Sunds.
We are looking forward to gathering all the activities in Sunds and look forward to continue the good cooperation with everyone.
Last week, we had the pleasure of welcoming Team Rynkeby’s Midt-West team. Paid us a visit to show off their beautiful clothes where our logo has found it´s way to the right thigh. 12 bicycle riders came by and thought the deposit was good enough to handle the final part of today’s stage.
The team was characterized by high spirits and great gratitude to all of their sponsors, which allows them to raise even more money for cancer-affected children.
We wish the whole Team Rynkeby a good trip to Paris.
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We have started the production with new potatoes from Germany. The first trucks were ready to unload Sunday morning. After a less busy period in the production, the new potatoes have started some activity. At the same time there will be some production from the old crop from 2016 harvest in the next week as well.
Last Wednesday we planted our variety trial. Again this year, Henrik Jakobsen has laid the ground and machines for the trial. Now we would like some warmer and more dry weather, so the potatoes can get a good start
In order to minimize the water consumption in our production, we have now invested in an upgrade of our water treatment plant.
Since we invested in the water treatment plant in 2012, the plant has not contributed as much to the saving of water as we hoped for. Besides that it has also been difficult to adjust the plant so it could run without problems. Therefore the board decided to invest in an upgrade of the plant.
One part of the upgrade consists of automatization done by flowmeters and turbidity measurements. The other part consists of a belt filter press with buffer tanks and pumps in order to dewater the sludge.
The upgrade has been delivered and installed by WAM Watertech.
Our production responsible Ingus have looked forward to having a well-functioning water treatment plant. Now we can just hope it will live up to our expectations.
It is a satisfied board and management in Thorsens Chipskartofler A/S which can announce that Thorsens Chipskartofler A/S retroactively till March 1st 2017,
have taken over all the activities in Scanax International A/S.
The two companies have throughout the last months looked at the possibilities. It has led to the purchase of all activities in Scanax.
The activities will be carried on in a new daughter company of Thorsens
Chipskartofler A/S but with the existing name Scanax International A/S and with the same staff. Erik Thorsen will though step in as director.
You can read the full press release here
Again this year we had decided to have a display at Vingsted Hotel og Konference center under Danske Kartofler´s event, called The big potatoday. Like the other years, it was Jannie and Jesper you could meet and have a chat with while they served some crunchy crisps from our customers. The picture below shows Jannie who was allowed to make a quick presentation of our company.