Potato News from Iowa
Precision Food Innovations Rebrands to PFI as Its Incorporated Into the Grote Company Family of Brands
September 26, 2022
Precision Food Innovations (PFI), a manufacturer of sanitary conveying and bulk material handling equipment for food processing operations, announced that it has rebranded and will now be known as PFI.
Precision Food Innovations Names New General Manager
December 19, 2021
Precision Food Innovations (PFI), a manufacturer of sanitary conveying equipment, announced the retirement of Gary Schiltz after serving 40 years with the company, most recently as general manager.
Rantizo: How to Optimize Fungicide Applications with Drones
July 22, 2021
With the rise of precision agriculture solutions, the farming industry has become increasingly tech savvy. Many growers and producers have embraced GPS-enabled tractors, variable-rate fertilizer applications, and smart platforms.
Jack Grote Promoted to Vanmark Sales Manager
March 05, 2021
Vanmark, an industrial potato and produce processing equipment manufacturer, announces the promotion of Jack Grote to Sales Manager.
Jason Davis Promoted to Vice President of Vanmark
October 21, 2020
Vanmark, an industrial potato and produce processing equipment manufacturer, announces the promotion of Jason Davis to Vice President.
Vanmark introduces Clean-In-Place system for its Peeler/Scrubber/Washers
October 01, 2020
Vanmark has introduced a Clean-In-Place (CIP) system for its Peeler/Scrubber/Washers. This CIP System cleans during operation and sanitation – dramatically reducing downtime.
Vanmark Adds New Solutions to Address Potato Peeler Water Usage and Treatment
February 18, 2020
Vanmark, an industrial potato and produce processing equipment manufacturer, has introduced two new machines that significantly reduce water treatment costs and usage from our line of abrasive peelers.
Processing Equipment Manufacturer Vanmark Welcomes Jack Grote in Technical Sales Role
January 30, 2020
Vanmark, an industrial potato and produce processing equipment manufacturer, welcomes Jack Grote in a newly created Technical Sales role. In this role, Jack will manage and grow relationships with Vanmark’s customers, dealers, and prospects.
Sterzing's Potato Chips struggling with product reformulation
May 16, 2018
Sterzing's Potato Chips reformulated its recipe to meet the deadline of the 2015 U.S. Food and Drug Administration mandate banning oils that contain trans fat. At first that didn't go too well...
Estudio evidencia que los consumidores americanos pagarían más por papa transgénica más saludable
March 30, 2015
La investigación ha medido las actitudes de los consumidores hacia productos potenciales con menores niveles de acrilamida.
Research: Consumers willing to spend more for biotech potato products
March 23, 2015
New research from an Iowa State University economist, Wallace Huffman, found consumers were willing to spend more for genetically modified potato products with reduced levels of a chemical compound linked to cancer.
Vanmark Equipment, LLC receives Annual Iowa International Trade Award
May 08, 2013
Vanmark Equipment, with its headquarters in Creston, Iowa has received the Annual Iowa International Trade Award.