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Elea cuts record length potato strip during PEF Advantage Days Demo
To demonstrate the capabilities of Pulsed Electric Field (PEF) systems in french fry production, Elea cut and fried a record length potato strip in a demo during its recent Elea PEF Advantage Days at their headquarters in Quakenbrueck, Germany.
Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Tolsma-Grisnich has a new dealership in Spain
As of August 1, 2019 Tolsma-Grisnich, with residence in Emmeloord, the Netherlands has started a cooperation with José Bernad Refrigeration, with residence in Albacete, Spain, to explore the Spanish Agrofood market.
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
La comarca de A Limia recoge más de cien millones de kilos de patatas, de los que diez están amparados
El Consello Regulador, a la espera de que Bruselas incluya la Agria y la Fina para doblar la producción.
Monday, November 11, 2019
Patatas Meléndez creará 50 empleos en Medina del Campo
Meléndez invertirá 15 millones en ampliar en 21.000 metros su fábrica de Medina del Campo con la creación de 50 empleos.
Monday, November 11, 2019
Potandon to focus on rebranding as the healthy potato company
The focus for Potandon Produce LLC at the New York Produce Show this year will be on the health benefits of potatoes, and particularly of some of Potandon’s proprietary products.
Tasteful Selections to offer bite-size lovers a bit of comfort with new campaign
Arvin, Calif. — Find your inspiration with Tasteful Selections® bite-size potatoes in the next theme of their Small-Bite Campaign. Over the last 12 months, we've enjoyed bringing consumers wellness, happiness, creativity, adventure and inspiration.
McCain Foods (Canada) expands Grand Falls facility with Formed Potato Specialty line
Earlier this week, Potato Processor McCain Foods (Canada) announced the company will invest CAD 80 million towards the creation of a new Formed Potato Specialty production line to expand its existing french fry plant in Grand Falls, NB.
Phytophthora infestans, causing late blight in potatoes, has a virus accomplice
A research team has identified a virus infecting Phytophthora infestans, the pathogen causing late blight in potatoes and tomatoes, that appears to increase the pathogen's ability to cause the disease.