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Potato News from Washington

 20 potatoes a day
Potatoes are good for you, and Chris Voigt wants to prove it with an all-spud diet for the next two months.Starting Oct. 1, the Washington Potato Commission executive director will eat only potatoes -- 20 a day -- to let people know just how healthful ...
Thursday, September 23, 2010
 Key Technology
Key Technology announces the appointment of Rob Flodin to the position of Major Account Manager – ConAgra.
Potato growers and scientists from Washington, Oregon and Idaho congregated at Washington State University’s Othello Research facility at Cox and Booker roads during Potato Field Day June 24 to exchange pertinent facts about pest control and water mana...
Key Technology Appoints Joel Bustos as Senior Vice President of Global Operations
Key Technology announces the appointment of Joel Bustos as Senior Vice President of Global Operations. Bustos is responsible for planning and managing all aspects of Key’s operations in support of the company’s overall strategic objectives to deliver w...
Tuesday, June 15, 2010
One year later, costly trade blunder still in effect
March 10 marks the one-year anniversary of Congress’s decision to terminate the cross-border trucking program with Mexico, a move found illegal under NAFTA and generating retaliatory tariffs on more than 90 U.S. products and subsequent decreases in export
 1st Washington Oregon Potato Conference 2010
Potatoes have long been an important and economical source of energy, nutrition and satiety in the American diet. As one of the top three vegetable carbohydrates consumed by humans on the planet, chances are potatoes will continue to fill that role in ...
Friday, November 6, 2009
 Lamb Weston Richland Video
Video with a few glimpses of how Lamb Weston produces their Signature Range Crisscut French fries in their Richland (Washington) potato processing facility.
Thursday, June 4, 2009
Columbia Okura
Columbia/Okura’s A-Series robotic palletizers provide the ideal solution for the demands of today’s high capacity potato packers. They use an end effector ('robot hand') designed specifically to handle the inconsistency of potato bags,.
Tuesday, May 26, 2009
Key Technology introduces Optyx Whole Potato Sorter
Key Technology introduces its first optical sorting system for whole potatoes. Optyx® WPS for whole potatoes achieves a three-way sort using a combination of air ejectors to remove foreign material (FM) and a unique deflector system to separate potatoe...
Thursday, April 23, 2009
Key Technology Introduces New Online Training Program
Key Technology launches its new Online Training Program, an interactive multimedia curriculum covering Key’s optical inspection systems and vibratory conveyors. The flexible, web-based program offers a wide variety of self-paced training modules.
Wednesday, December 17, 2008