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Simplot potato processing plant in Grand Forks damaged by fire
An equipment fire at the Simplot potato processing plant in Grand Forks, ND late last Wednesday, forced employees to evacuate and caused an estimated USD 150.000 of damage.
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
Cargill adds to its Simpure porfolio of label-friendly potato starches
Cargill is expanding its Simpure portfolio of label-friendly functional native starches with the addition of three potato starches designed for meat, meat alternatives and culinary applications.
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Asias leading seaweed snack brand debuts US-based Nora Snacks at the 2018 natural products Expo East
Nora Snacks, a US subsidiary of the Thai seaweed manufacturer Taokaenoi brings its popular seaweed chips to American palates
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Over 20 jobs and 12 old kettle fryers out at Cape Cod Potato Chips as Campbell Soup looks for cost savings
About a quarter of the workers at the Cape Cod Potato Chips facility in Hyannis, Massachusetts were laid off as two of the three production lines are shut down.
Tuesday, September 18, 2018