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Potato News from Ohio

Hen of the Woods - The restaurant that became a snack food business
Nick and Kimberly Marckwald wanted to open a restaurant. Then came the day in 2015 when they were selling a lot of potato chips and the restaurant was still stalled, and Nick told Kimberly he thought they had to choose. They chose the chips.
Ballreich potato chip company get's new owners
Late last week, Ballreich Bros. Inc. announced that it had been sold to Ballreich Snack Food Company, a newer investor group formed by northwest Ohio business professionals who want to keep the company thriving.
Bob Evans Farms introduces fresh, never-frozen, pre-cooked potato wedges: 'Steamables'
Bob Evans Farms launched a new 'Steamables' line with three varieties of fresh, never frozen, pre-cooked potato wedges: Sea Salt Red Potato Wedges , Steak House Red Potato Wedges, and Garlic Red Potato Wedges.
Tom Mathues to Retire as Grote Company Chief Development Officer
Grote Company, an industrial food equipment manufacturer, has announced the retirement of Tom Mathues, Chief Development Officer.
Rue Farms Rustic Potato Chips
About five years ago, Jeanne and Matt Rue were frying batches of chips in a deep fryer from their farm in Ohio and selling them at local farmer’s markets and festivals. Now, Rue Farms Rustic Potato Chips are sold across at least seven states in the Midwest at national chains including Kroger, Whole Foods and Fresh Thyme Farmers Market
Experimental potato delivers bounty of vitamin A and E
An experimental 'golden' potato has the potential to provide as much as 42 percent of a child’s recommended daily intake of vitamin A and 34 percent of a child’s recommended intake of vitamin E, according to a study co-led at The Ohio State University.
Una papa transgénica “dorada” podría reducir la desnutrición
Investigadores de la Universidad de Ohio experimentan con una papa que podría llegar a prevenir muertes y enfermedades. Sobre todo en aquellos países en donde la gente depende del almidón del tubérculo para el sustento.
Thursday, November 9, 2017
Equipment Manufacturer Vanmark launches New Brand, Website
Vanmark, a commercial potato and produce processing equipment manufacturer, recently rebranded and unveiled a new website.
Bob Evans Farms transforms itself from a restaurant chain to a food manufacturer
Earlier this week, Bob Evans Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ: BOBE) announced two transformational transactions, turning the company from predominantly a restaurant chain into a food manufacturer.
Thursday, January 26, 2017
McDonald's is testing new Big Macs and analysts want fries with that
Nomura analysts responded to reports that McDonald’s Corp. is testing two new versions of its iconic Big Mac sandwich with the suggestion that the fast-food chain do the same with its french fries.