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Potato Processor Lamb Weston forms Joint Venture in Argentina
Lamb Weston has formed a joint venture with Sociedad Comercial del Plata in Argentina, to serve the nearly 2-billion-pound South American market. Each partner will own 50% of the joint venture, Lamb Weston Alimentos Modernos S.A..
McCain Foods USA Celebrates Groundbreaking of Major Expansion in Othello, Washington
McCain Foods USA, a leading supplier of frozen potato and snack food products across the country, celebrated the official start of construction of a 170,000-square-foot expansion at its Othello, Washington potato processing facility.
Heat and Control's New Website Offers Improved Visitor Engagement
Heat and Control, global food processing and packaging systems equipment manufacturer and solutions provider, continues to ask their customers, “What do you want to create today?”
Polish potato season very challenging, shortages made imports necessary
The drought last summer has had a big impact on the European potato season. These challenges were also felt in Poland, as traders had to import potatoes to be able to meet the domestic demand.
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
El sector de la patata busca alternativas para quitar los ojos al tubérculo
La jornada técnica que inauguró la Festa da Pataca de Coristanco abordó temas como la retirada del mercado de productos como Clorprofam o Diquat o cómo el brexit afectará a los productores de toda España.
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Los exportadores de patatas tendrán un gran problema si sigue adelante la prohibición del clorprofam
La prohibición de la UE del uso del antigerminativo clorprofam es desastrosa para los exportadores holandeses de patatas, según comenta Teun Paarlberg, de la exportadora holandesa G. Sevenhuysen VOF.
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
S-MASHING Iceland is selling McCain Unicorn-shaped potatoes for £1 and they're perfect for kids
PARENTS who struggle to get little ones to eat any veg might want to head down to Iceland as it's going to be selling UNICORN-shaped potato pieces. The crispy treats have been created by McCain and will be sold exclusively in store and online at Iceland.
Spudnik Equipment acquires STC Trailers
Spudnik Equipment Company has reached an agreement to buy STC Trailers, according to a recent press release. Terms were not disclosed. Both companies are headquartered in Blackfoot, Idaho. The acquisition will go into effect Jan. 1, 2020.
Tuesday, October 15, 2019