Aviko's parent Cosun posts slightly higher result in a challenging year
Febrero 15, 2021
Royal Cosun (parent of potato processor Aviko) closed 2020 with a slightly higher group result than in 2019. Aviko had an exceptionally turbulent year. Lockdowns exerted pressure on Aviko’s turnover in the foodservice channel, whereas other business groups benefited directly or indirectly from higher sales in the retail channel.
Washington Potato lays off 62 workers at Warden facility
Febrero 12, 2021
The Washington Potato Co. facility in Warden still smolders the next morning and smoke fills the air after a fire broke out in a potato dehydrator the afternoon of Jan. 21, prompting a response from fire departments across Grant and neighboring Adams counties.
Mercadona cambia las bolsas de plástico de un solo uso por las de fécula de patata
Febrero 01, 2021
La cadena valenciana Mercadona ha eliminado las bolsas de plástico de un solo uso de todas las secciones de sus tiendas físicas, en el servicio a domicilio y online, con lo que cumple el primer hito de la Estrategia 6.25, que ha llevado a cabo a lo largo de 2020.
Idahoan® Declares Memphis the Mashed Potatoes Capital of America and Delivers More Than 300,000 Free Pouches
Enero 24, 2021
Idahoan Foods is delivering a pouch of Idahoan® Buttery Homestyle® Mashed Potatoes to more than 300,000 Memphis households this National Potato Lovers Month and will make a donation to Mid-South Food Bank later in the month.
Washington Potato Company Dehydration Plant in Warden destroyed by fire.
Enero 22, 2021
The Washington Potato Company potato dehydration plant in Warden, Washington, was destroyed by a massive fire overnight. The fire caused the immediate evacuation of about a third of nearby town of Warden (pop: 2700) for several hours due to concerns that an ammonia tank located in the plant could burst.