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Be part of change: NAPSO seeks visionary leaders in the industry to join its Central Committee

In a bold move to revolutionize potato storage across North America, the newly established North America Potato Storage Organization (NAPSO) is now actively seeking representatives from all sectors of the industry to join its Central Committee. This pivotal group will play a crucial role in steering the future of potato storage, fostering collaboration, education, and innovation.

Call for Action: Join the NAPSO Central Committee

Joining the NAPSO Central Committee offers individuals a unique opportunity to be at the forefront of pioneering advancements in potato storage, directly impacting both sustainability and profitability across the industry.

As a committee member, you will have the chance to collaborate with leading experts, gain access to cutting-edge technologies, and contribute to the development of best practices that will empower stakeholders—farmers, agronomists, industry consultants, and researchers alike.

Serving as a member of NAPSO’s Central Committee not only allows you to assist fellow industry members to enhance potato quality, reduce waste, and optimize energy consumption in potato storages, but also to play a pivotal part in improving food security and promoting environmental sustainability for millions across the continent.

Seeking Diverse Representation

NAPSO is looking for nine dynamic and forward-thinking individuals to join its Central Committee. The selected representatives will come from various industry sectors, ensuring a well-rounded and comprehensive approach to potato storage challenges and opportunities. The committee will include:

  • Processors
  • Allied Industries
  • Ventilation Companies and Storage Builders
  • Applicators
  • University Public Research
  • Private Research Institutions
  • Processor Grower Group
  • Fresh/Table Stock Grower Group
  • Seed

Ensuring Balanced Representation

To ensure a balanced and inclusive perspective, NAPSO aims for representation from both the United States and Canada, as well as from the Eastern and Western regions of the continent. This geographic diversity will help address region-specific storage issues and foster cross-border collaboration.

How to Get Involved

Individuals, companies, and organizations in the potato industry are encouraged to step forward and contribute their expertise to this groundbreaking initiative. By joining NAPSO’s Central Committee, you will be at the forefront of shaping the future of potato storage on the continent, driving innovation, and promoting sustainability. This is an unparalleled opportunity to make a significant impact on the industry and help secure a sustainable future for potato storage across North America.

Candidates interested to serve on NAPSO’s Central Committee are invited to email Communications Coordinator Emily Merk, expressing their interest:

Join Us in Revolutionizing Potato Storage!

NAPSO is an initiative spearheaded by a diverse group of industry leaders passionate about potato agriculture and committed to driving change. Together, we can enhance potato quality, reduce waste, and optimize energy consumption, ensuring a more sustainable and profitable future for all stakeholders in the potato industry.

For more information visit NAPSO’s website at, or contact NAPSO Communications Coordinator Emily Merk on

Source: North America Potato Storage Organization (NAPSO)
Addie Waxman, McCain Foods
Emily Merk, Restrain
Bill Orr, 1,4GROUP Canada
Lukie Pieterse, Potato News Today

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