1,4GROUP, Inc. is actively involved in on-going research, storage trials, and studies of products and techniques to improve the quality of stored potatoes:


Field Research - Staff researchers can conduct on-site tests for clients in their storages. These tests provide solutions to quality maintenance issues for growers and storage managers. We also offer training and seminars on storage management.


In-house Research - Our in-house research facility houses six 3-ton storage bins that are used to test dormancy and sprouting issues. Additional storage research is conducted in 55-gallon drums on different potato varieties. Our researchers develop innovative methods to improve application effectiveness and techniques.


University Collaboration - On-going studies and testing are done worldwide with major universities on new technology and products for the potato storage industry.