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Potato News from New Zealand

FPS Food Process Solutions acquires New Zealand Processing Equipment manufacturer Total Solutions
FPS Food Process Solutions Corporation has announced it has signed an agreement to acquire Total Solutions Limited, a leading fabricator of food processing equipment and conveyor systems in Auckland, New Zealand.
It is widely understood that traceability is important for food safety, but less well known that traceability can also help food producers and processors improve profitability.
End-to-end traceability in the food supply chain can do more than safeguard against potential disasters, particularly at the processing stage. Geoff Furniss, Head of BBC Technologies within TOMRA, explains how.
Potatoes now worth one billion dollars to New Zealand economy
The Latest Potatoes New Zealand Industry Volumes & Values
Number of NZ potato farms affected by Potato mop-top virus increases by 18
The scale of the Potato Mop-Top Virus problem on New Zealand South Island potato farms has widened. Eighteen Canterbury farms are now on the suspect list, after the virus was first confirmed on two properties last month.
First time detection of Potato Mop-Top Virus (MPTV) in New Zealand
Biosecurity New Zealand is working with Potatoes New Zealand to respond to a detection of Potato mop-top virus (PMTV) in potato tubers in Canterbury. Though common around the world, it is the first time the virus has been found in New Zealand.
New Zealand runs three months of trials with Pulsed Electric Field Technology (PEF) at McCain Foods
In New Zealand, a three month test of a new Pulsed Electric Field Technology (PEF) unit from Elea, from Germany, started at McCain Foods Timaru and involves industrial-scale food processing of french fries.