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Potato News from New York

Big Idaho Potato Truck wins PR award for putting the truck on a barge in New York City
The Big Idaho® Potato Truck has been making heads turn for six years. The splash it made in NYC in August 2016 was so big it earned the 6-ton spud the prestigious Bulldog Reporter's Silver Award for Best Special Event.
Potato Chip manufacturer Wise Foods faces Class Action Lawsuit for alleged excessive slack-fill
Bags of Wise potato chips contain vastly more empty space than they do actual product, according to a recently filed class action lawsuit in the United States.
Rapper Fabolous claims his own Rap Snacks Potato Chips Flavor: 'New York Deli Cheddar'
Brooklyn rapper Fabolous is the latest artist to land his own flavor of Rap Snacks potato chips.
PepsiCo Wants to Sell Healthy Food, Consumers Want Chips
Pepsico is a company pulled in two different directions. Chief executive Indra Nooyi has vowed to turn the maker of Fritos, Cheetos, Lay’s and Pepsi into a health juggernaut. But while consumers say they want to eat healthy, often what they really want is chips.
Method developed to predict root mass of shrubs may be helpful for potato crop as well
Scientists at Cornell University have developed an electric capacitance measurement that is able to predict the root mass of shrubs and trees. What's more, they hint it may helpful for tubers and root crops as well
Thursday, November 10, 2016
Cornell University receives state grant to upgrade Golden Nematode Lab
Cornell University receives $1.2 million of new state funding to upgrade the Federal Golden Nematode Lab
PepsiCo Launches 2025 Sustainability Agenda
PepsiCo, Inc. has announced an ambitious global sustainability agenda designed to foster continued business growth in a way that responds to changing consumer and societal needs.
Tuesday, October 18, 2016
Big Idaho Potato Truck sets sail in New York City Harbor
In New York City, the world’s largest potato on wheels traded its tires for buoys in celebration of the 2016 Idaho® Potato Harvest.
Frito-Lay's Compressed Natural Gas Truck Fleet helps reduce Carbon Footprint
Manufacturer of Potato Chips and Savory Snacks Frito-Lay reached a major milestone this month when its compressed natural gas (CNG) truck fleet logged more than 100 million miles driven on routes across the United States.
Ballreich’s Awarded for Best Potato Chip and Potato Stick
Ballreich’s Potato Chips and Snacks proudly announces the remarkable awards they received during the first US Potato Chip Festival, held in Saratoga Springs, New York, the birthplace of the potato chip.