Potato News from Ohio
Missed the Mikesell’s potato chip sale? You've got another chance on Monday March 6
March 03, 2023
The second day of the hugely successful Mikesell’s potato chip sale has been moved to 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Monday March 6, 2023.
Conn’s Start Production of Mike-sell’s Chips after Purchasing Its Brand Licensing
February 22, 2023
Conn’s Potato Chip Company announced on January 13 it has obtained a brand licensing agreement with Mikesell’s and will begin to produce the chip brand in Zanesville effective immediately.
Grote Company Names Jack Grote as Leader of Its New Lifecycle Business Strategy Offering
February 15, 2023
Jack Grote Assumes Leadership of the Lifecycle Business Strategy at Grote Company, Bringing Programs and Services Beyond Equipment to Food Processors to Maintain, Operate and Extend the Life of Machinery.
Potato chip manufacturer Mikesell’s will close after producing snacks for 112 years
February 05, 2023
Mikesell’s, a snack food company based in Dayton, Ohio, has announced it will be closing after more than 100 years in business. Luke Mapp, President of Mikesell’s, thanked the community, consumers, and partners for their support over the past 112 years.
Grippo's issues voluntary recall of Bar-B-Q flavored potato chips
October 16, 2022
Grippo Foods Inc., the Cincinnati-based snack food manufacturer, has issued a voluntary recall of some of its Bar-B-Q potato chips, the Ohio Department of Agriculture said.
Grote Company Celebrates 50 Years in the Food Processing Industry
October 08, 2022
Grote Company, a manufacturer of reliable, top-quality food slicing and assembly equipment, is celebrating its fiftieth anniversary. Founded in 1972 by Jim Grote to help bring automation to his first company
Grote Company Names New Controller and Engineering Manager
August 10, 2022
Grote Company, a manufacturer of reliable, top-quality food slicing and assembly equipment, announced that Aaron Thomas has accepted the role of controller for PFI (a Grote Company).
Hen of the Woods Kettle Chips Unveils Colorful New Branding
May 26, 2022
Snack company Hen of the Woods is pleased to announce a package redesign for their ever-popular line of kettle cooked potato chips. Enlisting the talent of long-time branding collaborators and fellow Cincinnatians Holotype, the new-look features an eye-catching updated logo
Vanmark and Grote Company: Hydrocutting potatoes. But what about pickles?
February 22, 2022
Vanmark, an industrial potato and produce processing equipment manufacturer, announced a collaboration with Grote Company, a manufacturer of reliable, top-quality food slicing and assembly equipment
Shearer's Foods stops making its branded chips to focus on private label business
February 20, 2022
Larry Zvara has been a fan of Shearer's potato chips for years, and the Akron resident is pretty bummed about the product disappearing from his grocery store's shelves.
Grote Company Announces Promotions as It Continues to Grow
January 24, 2022
Grote Company, a manufacturer of reliable, top-quality food slicing and assembly equipment, announced several promotions that will help it continue to grow in 2022 and beyond.
Wendy's introduces 'Hot & Crispy Guarantee' for its french fries in the United States
October 13, 2021
Wendy's is taking a stand against cold and soggy fry disappointment from industry competitors with the introduction of a new Hot and Crispy Fry Guarantee. Reinvented Hot and Crispy Fries are a cut above the competition, preferred nearly 2:1 to McDonald's French Fries in a national taste test