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Potato News from Washington

Australia's first hot chip vending machines to be rolled out by the end of the year
Western Australian potatoes will soon be available around the country with just the push of a button, as Australia's first hot chip vending machines (French Fries) are rolled out.
Key Technology: Information Analytics
Key Technology announces the availability of Information Analytics, a powerful suite of software capabilities embedded within Key’s digital sorters.
Ryan Holterhoff
Once again, the Washington State Potato Commission and Oregon Potato Commission have joined forces in the planning and execution of the 2015 Washington/Oregon Potato Conference, Jan. 27-29.
New Specialty potatoes: Delicious, Nutritious and Colorful
Agricultural Research Service scientists have bred and released colorful new potato varieties. Some have relatively high levels of beneficial red-to-purple pigments called “anthocyanins,” and others have high levels of yellow-pigmented carotenoids
Pulsemaster introduces new generation PEF technology for potato processing
The innovative Dutch company Pulsemaster introduces a new generation PEF (pulsed electric field) technology that significantly improves potato processing.
Key Technology Introduces CIT Hyperspectral Imaging Module for ADR 5 to remove “Sugar Ends”
Key Technology introduces hyperspectral imaging on its popular ADR® 5 automatic defect removal system for potato strips to detect and remove sugar ends.
Key Technology Introduces new Sanitary Belt Conveyor
Key Technology introduces a new Sanitary Belt Conveyor for transporting bulk foods on processing and packaging distribution lines.
Potato Virus S may break down Phytophthora resistance in potato
In a study published this summer, scientists of the Washington State University found that potato virus S (PVS) breaks down late blight resistance in potato.
Innate Potatoes explained
The J.R. Simplot Co. expects USDA approval for its genetically modified Innate potatoes within the next two months. Simplot Plant Sciences Director of Commercialization Kerwin Bradley outlined the strategy for marketing the potatoes at the Potato Association of America meeting in Spokane.
Key Technology introduces a rotary polish as the new standard finish on its vibratory and horizontal motion conveyor beds, providing a smoother stainless steel surface that resists bacterial attachment and biofilm formation.
Key Technology introduces a rotary polish as the new standard finish on its vibratory and horizontal motion conveyor beds, providing a smoother stainless steel surface that resists bacterial attachment and biofilm formation.