Level of dumping of frozen processed potato in New Zealand no threat to local industry, government report says
Abril 25, 2021
In New Zealand, the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment has released its Interim Report (Essential Facts and Conclusions) on the investigation into European dumping of frozen processed potato into the NZ market.
Potato Processor McCain NZ lowers greenhouse gas emissions through use of Pulsed Electric Field (PEF) technology
Septiembre 25, 2020
McCain Foods Timaru potato processing plant is reducing its energy usage environmental impact, now looking to electrification, by installing Pulsed Electric Field (PEF) technology, a first in New Zealand.
Potatoes NZ request Emergency Measures to ban EU imports
Mayo 29, 2020
Potatoes New Zealand is asking the New Zealand government to give urgent consideration to imposing short-term measures limiting the importation into New Zealand of heavily discounted frozen potato chips to avoid a food security threat.
New Zealand runs three months of trials with Pulsed Electric Field Technology (PEF) at McCain Foods
Junio 28, 2018
In New Zealand, a three month test of a new Pulsed Electric Field Technology (PEF) unit from Elea, from Germany, started at McCain Foods Timaru and involves industrial-scale food processing of french fries.
Simplot wants to sell food products from GM Potatoes in Australia and New Zealand
Julio 06, 2017
JR Simplot has applied at FSANZ for approval to export genetically modified potato products into Australia and New Zealand. Unclear is what type of products this is about, but unprocessed potatoes can not be imported.
Stop of export to Australia results in job losses at McCain Foods New Zealand
Agosto 05, 2014
About 20 food manufacturing workers at the McCain Foods New Zealand, Hastings plant are expected to lose their jobs. The plant announced to workers a proposal to reduce year-round production of TV dinners to just 10 days per year.