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Potato News from Philippines

New potato varieties available for farmers in Cordillera, Phillipines
Two leading research institutions have partnered to help increase potato production in the Philippines, in order to meet the increasing demand for the crop
Potato Corner CEO shares secrets to food cart success
Potato Corner CEO Joe Magsaysay shares the secret behind the french fries brand that he built into a global franchise business with annual sales of P1 billion (almost 20 million USD).
Calbee to boost snacks sales in the Philippines with smaller potato chips bags
Japan's Calbee has introduced a potato chip product about 70% cheaper than what's already on sale in the Philippines. By reducing the size of the bags, the company cut the price to 10 pesos, compared to the 30 pesos to 40 pesos for the larger size bags.
Tuesday, February 7, 2017
Food cart business Potato Corner sets sales record of P1 billion (>21 million USD)
Last year was a banner year for Manila (Phillipines) -based food cart business Potato Corner after it hit over P1 billion (21.3 million USD) in sales, a record in the company's 23-year history.
Potato Corner French Fries
Flavored french fries retailer Potato Corner is planning to expand its operations by opening 60 new stores in the Phillipines and setting up 10 new stores in Indonesia this year.
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Pepsico to start production of Cheetos in the Philippines in joint venture
PepsiCo, Inc. and Pepsi-Cola Products Philippines Inc. (PCPPI) the company's beverage bottling partner in the Philippines, have announced an agreement for PCPPI to also manufacture one of PepsiCo' s world-famous snacks brands locally in the Philippines.