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Potato News from Indiana

Phytophthora infestans, causing late blight in potatoes, has a virus accomplice
A research team has identified a virus infecting Phytophthora infestans, the pathogen causing late blight in potatoes and tomatoes, that appears to increase the pathogen's ability to cause the disease.
Frito-Lay invests USD 159 million in its Frankfort, Indiana snack production plants
PepsiCo’s Frito-Lay division will invest $159 million in Frankfort, Indiana to enhance its current operations at two locations in this US city. The investment will add two new snack production lines and also include warehouse expansion, providing 50 new jobs.
A new concept in Slicing: Urschel's MicroAdjustable™ Slicing Head
Urschel introduces a new concept in slicing: the MicroAdjustable™ Slicing Head (SL-14) - for use on the Model CC Slicer, the best-selling potato slicer in the world.
Dave Rhodes named Northeast retail promotion director Idaho Potato Commission
The Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) announces that Produce industry veteran Dave Rhodes has joined their team as Retail Promotion Director-Northeast, based in Indianapolis, Indiana
Snack food manufacturer Saratoga Potato Chips LLC plans expansion in Fort Wayne
Snack Food manufacturer Saratoga Potato Chips LLC is planning a 2.5 million expansion of its production facilities in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
Inventure Foods adds Kettle-Cooked Potato Chip Manufacturing to its Bluffton facility
Inventure Foods announces the addition of four new 300-pound commercial kettles and appropriate potato processing equipment to its Bluffton, Indiana manufacturing facility, increasing its current kettle-cooked capacity with 50 percent
Popcorn, Indiana Introduces Himalayan Pink Salt Popcorn
Popcorn, Indiana, maker of America's #1 Kettlecorn, is excited to introduce its Himalayan Pink Salt flavor to the marketplace.
Black Gold Farms has started the harvest of red potatoes in Indiana
The red potato harvest has begun at Black Gold Farms’ operation in Winamac, Indiana, a potato farm focusing exclusively on red potatoes for the fresh market.
 Urschel Valparaiso
Urschel Laboratories, Inc. U.S.A., the worldwide leader in the manufacturing and selling of high capacity food cutting equipment, has out-grown its existing 250,000-plus square foot global manufacturing headquarters in Valparaiso, Indiana, and plans on...
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Saratoga Potato Chips, LLC announced today that it will locate its U.S. headquarters here, creating up to 175 new jobs by 2013.The Canadian company, which produces retailer brand potato chips, kettle chips and popcorn, will invest $4.9 million to lease...
Thursday, July 8, 2010