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Potato Growers South Florida enjoy a good start of the season
The South Florida potato harvest season has started well, with a good healthy crop taking shape. It has been underway for just over a month and despite cooler weather at the start of the year, South Florida crops escaped any major frost damage.
North America's biggest Potato Industry event is happening this week in Orlando
This week more than 2,000 growers, suppliers, and experts will converge at the largest conference and trade show for the potato industry held in North America, Potato Expo 2018.
Potato Expo 2018 will feature live streaming Potato TV 'The Eye'
Potato Expo 2018 announces live streaming Potato TV throughout the event. Voting for the presentations on the Innovation Hub 'Main Stage' is now open.
Saturday, September 23, 2017
Potato Expo 2018 Now Accepting Submissions For Sessions And Panels
The new Potato Expo Innovation Hub is now open and accepting abstract submissions for the Potato Expo 2018, the largest convention and trade show for the potato industry in North America.
It's potato planting time in North Florida
It’s potato planting time in North Florida. St. Johns County is one of the counties in Northern Florida well known for its potato production with the town of Hastings being the center of it.
The manufacturer of Pasta Chips - Vintage Italia - receives capital injection to speed up expansion
Advantage Capital Agribusiness Partners, LP (ACAP), along with Silas Capital and Emil Capital Partners, announced it is leading a $3 million financing round in Florida-based Vintage Italia, the manufacturer of Pasta Chips.
Thursday, October 27, 2016
Golden Flake Ocala plant in high gear for the summer
The Golden Flake plant in Ocala is in high gear for the summer, which is a very busy time in the snack food industry:
Tropical Snacks Manufacturer ARA Food Corporation installs tna packaging system
ARA Food Corporation has increased capacity, improved efficiency and reduced overheads with the installation of the third packaging system. The investment is part of the company’s drive to expand production and grow its business.
Florida Potato Growers positive on quality of crop
Florida potato growers are packing their heaviest seasonal volume. Demand and movement of Florida potatoes remain strong from mid-March through the end of April
Continuous mixer makes slurries on demand
Spray Dynamics’ new Slurry On Demand continuous mixer ends the waste and delay normally required to produce pumpable slurries of oil-based seasonings, chocolate, and other coatings.