US Potato Sales at Retail See 32% Increase in Volume Since March 16
July 23, 2020
Retail potato sales in the United States are soaring, increasing 31% in dollar sales and 32% in volume sales between March 16, 2020 and June 14, 2020, according to IRI.
Simplot Introduces New Delivery-focused Fry That Holds 40+ Minutes
July 22, 2020
Simplot has begun shipping a new line of fries that operators around the world have been waiting for: fries that stay crisp 40+ minutes after cooking—longer than any other fries in the industry! What’s more, they can be reheated to perfection at home in the microwave.
El Sector de la Patata Debe Adaptarse a los Gustos del Consumidor y a las Nuevas Formas de Venta como el Canal Online
July 20, 2020
Dar una respuesta a la demanda del consumidor es uno de los grandes objetivos de la industria agroalimentaria. Para ello es necesario adaptarse a sus necesidades reales, lo que obliga a una continua evolución y modernización de las producciones agrícolas y alimentarias, así como a desarrollar avances en la presentación del producto.
Americans tear up old eating habits, forcing farms to raze crops
July 20, 2020
Americans have rapidly changed the ways they buy, cook and eat food in just four months, leaving everyone from farmers to restaurants unable to match their pivot.
The solutions provided by sorting technologies are more necessary now than ever before.
July 20, 2020
TOMRA Food is reaching out to vegetable processors everywhere to help them tackle the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Los grupos de temporeros se verán reducidos por el coronavirus.
July 20, 2020
Agricultores y almacenistas reconocen que, unido a los bajos precios, contratarán a un número menor que otros años y tenderán a recoger más producción con máquinas.
South Korean potatoes for Cambodia
July 20, 2020
South Korea plans to help Cambodia produce seed potatoes for planting in Mondulkiri province, where the conditions have potential for potato growing.
Frito-Lay announces a $200 Million Expansion of its largest US production plant in Perry, Georgia
July 16, 2020
Snack manufacturer Frito-Lay will expand its operations in Perry, Georgia, already its largest US Manufacturing facility. The $200 million investment in the production of Baked Cheetos Puffs and Tortilla Chips creates 120 new jobs.
Jonge Boeren Programma krijgt virtueel vervolg tijdens Aardappeldemodag Online
July 16, 2020
De eerste editie van het Jonge Boeren Programma tijdens Aardappeldemodag 2018 was meteen een groot succes. Twee jaar na deze speciaal voor jonge boeren georganiseerde bijeenkomst onder de noemer ‘biertje-bitterbal-bedrijfsovername’, krijgt het programmaonderdeel, vanwege de maatregelen rondom het coronavirus, op 19 augustus een virtueel vervolg op Aardappeldemodag Online.
Canadian Potato Crop Update June 24 2020
July 16, 2020
The Canadian Potato Crop is in the 'growing stage'. There is a recurring theme from coast to coast: It is dry – the crop is not suffering yet because
it is in the early stages of development but does need rain soon.
Lamb Weston pulls back curtain with first-ever sustainability report
July 16, 2020
The region’s largest potato processor sheds new light on french fry-making in its first-ever corporate sustainability report.
Foldable AVR ridger meets demand for mechanical weed control in potatoes
July 16, 2020
Respectfully using our soils and cultivating efficiently are key for a sustainable agricultural sector. Both private individuals – who determine demand in supermarkets – and governments are calling for a change of techniques, which is clear from the fact that all manner of chemical crop protection products and weed killers are rapidly and increasingly being prohibited.
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