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Potato News from Australia

tna co-founders appointed to Australian Society of Honour
Nadia & Alf Taylor, co-founders of tna, a leading food processing and packaging solutions provider located in Sydney, Australia, were presented with insignias commemorating their appointment as Members (AM) of the Order of Australia.
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Tasmanian McCain potato growers gain price increase
A long-awaited price increase has come for the state's McCain potato growers. Grower Beau Gooch said the $33 per tonne increase would help put profitability back in the paddock.
Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Tasmanian Potato Farmers accepted Simplot's latest price offer
More than 80 potato growers in Tasmania, Australia felt a sense of relief when receiving Simplot's second offer for their processing potatoes, says Nathan Richardson, chairperson of the Tasmanian Farmers & Graziers Association (TFGA) Vegetable Council.
Wednesday, August 28, 2019
Potato wholesaler penalised
One of Australia’s largest potato wholesalers, Mitolo Group, has been fined for entering into unfair contracts with growers.
Designing a better low-fat potato chip
Australian researchers have developed a technique to analyze potato chips’ physical characteristics from simulated first bite to swallow, which they say could be used to help formulate a tastier low-fat snack.
Thursday, August 15, 2019
Potato Industry Western Australia looking for best way to grow export
In Western Australia, the potato industry is embarking on a major effort to develop export opportunities