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Potato growers make their own chips to fight the big boys
More and more often, potato growers are opting not to take their potatoes to one of the major processors. Instead, they do their own processing!
Potato Production in China to rebound this marketing year
According to a GAIN-report prepared by the USDA staff in Beijing, China’s fresh potato production in marketing year 2017-2018 is forecast at 97 million metric tons, a five percent increase from the estimated 92 million metric tons in the previous year.
Monday, January 1, 2018
Agrico presents record results at members' meeting
Never before has Agrico marketed such high volumes of seed potatoes, and could pay out such high dividends to members for both seed and table potatoes. Consequently, the 2016/2017 financial year will be noted as one of the most successful years in Agrico's history.
McCain Foods executive makes predictions for future of potato industry
McCain Foods Global Vice President for Agronomy Ghislain Pelletier shared his vision for the future of the potato industry with Island growers during the recent annual meeting of the PEI Potato Board.
South Korea Re-Opens Market for Table-Stock potatoes from Idaho, Washington and Oregon
Potatoes USA reports that the South Korean government has reopened its market for table-stock potatoes from the Pacific Northwest states of Idaho, Oregon, and Washington.
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.
Lamb Weston invests 250 Million in additional French Fry line; Quarterly Dividend raised
Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: LW) announced today an expansion of french fry processing capacity in North America and an increase in its quarterly dividend.
Lihme Protein Solutions licenses its functional protein technology to potato starch companies KMC and AKV Langholt
Starch manufacturers KMC and AKV Langholt aim to establish commercial production of functional potato proteins from the potato fruit juice remaining after starch extraction, using Lihme Protein Solutions’ proprietary technology
Wednesday, December 20, 2017