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Potato News from North Carolina

NC State grew the North Carolina sweet potato industry into a global powerhouse.(Courtesy: Bill Krueger / NC State University)
NC State grew the North Carolina sweet potato industry into a global powerhouse. Now we're leading the effort to breed sweet potatoes that could provide economic opportunities and better nutrition for people in African countries. (Courtesy: Bill Krueger)
Andreas Kratzer: President & CEO Bühler Aeroglide Corp. at Bühler Group
Bühler Aeroglide, a global leader in thermal process engineering and technology for food, feed, and industrial materials, has announced the appointment of Andreas Kratzer, PhD, as new President and CEO, effective April 1, 2019.
Rap Snacks Partners with Spencer’s to Launch Products In-Store
Rap Snacks Partners with Spencer’s to Launch Products In-Store
Rap Snacks Potato Chips reveal four new Cardi B flavors
Rap Snacks, the company that uses rappers to promote the brand’s different flavors, has now boosted its inventory by putting out four different flavors of Cardi B chips.
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Fate North Carolina Sweet Potato Crop after Florence still a question mark
The problem for North Carolina’s sweet potato farmers is knowing whether the drenching rains unleashed by hurricane Florence will have the same effect as being inundated by a flooded pond or creek. Some sweet potato fields received as much as 30 inches.
Bühler Aeroglide announces new appointments for Sales and Process Engineering
Bühler Aeroglide, a global leader in thermal process engineering and technology for food, feed, and industrial markets has appointed Tom Barber, vice president of capital sales, and Jason Pintuff, director of process engineering.
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
North Carolina Sweet Potato Growers scramble to harvest their crop before hurricane Florence hits
Hurricane Florence, is making landfall in North Carolina, where 55 percent of the US sweet potatoes are grown (acreage) this year.
Thursday, September 13, 2018
McCain Foods USA subsidiary announces closure of Monroe, NC appetizer plant
Great American Snacks, Inc., a subsidiary of McCain Foods USA, Inc., announced today that it will close operations at its Monroe, North Carolina manufacturing plant due to the age of the building and challenging infrastructure.
Late blight look-alike spotted in potatoes in the Southern United States
Jean Ristaino, a professor at North Carolina State University with emphasis in research on Phytophthora infestans, reported on a late blight look-alike from tomato and potato in North Carolina.
Snyder's - Lance core brands: Snyder's of Hanover, Lance, Kettle Brand (United States), Cape Cod, Snack Factory Pretzel Crisps, Pop Secret, Emerald, Late July and KETTLE Chips (United Kingdom)
Snyder's-Lance, Inc. (Nasdaq:LNCE) has reported financial results for the second quarter ended July 1, 2017 and updated its full-year 2017 outlook.