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After backing out of an original offer entirely, the Oregon Potato Company now offers to purchase a single NORPAC facility
US Farmer cooperative NORPAC Foods filed a motion in bankruptcy court Friday afternoon to sell its Quincy, Washington, plant for USD 93.5 million to Oregon Potato Company.
Sunday, November 17, 2019
Despite the rain, British potato harvest is 89% complete
British farmers have persevered in the face of adversity to complete 89 per cent of the potato harvest during the wettest year so far since 2012.
Construction to increase Pringles production in Poland to 60,000 tonnes has started
Kellogg Company has announced that construction has started on a new manufacturing line at its Pringles Factory in Kutno in Poland. This increases production capacity at the factory by 34 percent to approximately 60,000 tonnes of Pringles per year
Saturday, November 16, 2019
Dutch Potato Starch cooperative Avebe now 'Royal'
Dutch Potato Starch cooperative Avebe can now call itself 'Royal'. In honour of its 100 years anniversary on November 11, the Dutch King, His Majesty King Willem-Alexander awarded Avebe the Royal Warrant.
Saturday, November 16, 2019
Apply for 2020 'Next Generation' training for potato professionals at BP2019
BP2019 marks the start of the sign up for the next batch of up-and-coming potato professionals to take part in the 2020 Next Generation training programme.
Cargill opens a Culinary Experience Hub in Vilvoorde to help customers respond to evolving consumer demand
Investment in Vilvoorde will give customers the opportunity to create new recipes and ingredients with Cargill’s R&D experts in Vilvoorde, Belgium.
Thursday, November 14, 2019
Agrico shows its professionalism during the variety exhibition
On 7 and 8 November, Agrico held its annual variety show at its research station in Bant. During this show, the cooperative presented its new, innovative varieties and inspired visitors to work together to maximise professionalism in the chain.
Thursday, November 14, 2019
Ukraine breaks its potato import record
In October, Ukraine imported 92,600 tonnes of potatoes, which exceeds the annual import volume, according to Ukrainian Horticultural Association (UHA).
Wednesday, November 13, 2019