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Climate extremes impact on global crop yield variations. (Courtesy: Alvin Stone / Climate Extremes)
Researchers from Australia, Germany, Switzerland and the US have quantified the effect of climate extremes, such as droughts or heatwaves, on the yield variability of staple crops around the world.
Successful test measurement in french fries production at Bergia Frites in the Netherlands.(Courtesy: GEA / Bergia Frites)
Successful test measurement in french fries production at Bergia Frites in the Netherlands.
NC State grew the North Carolina sweet potato industry into a global powerhouse.(Courtesy: Bill Krueger / NC State University)
NC State grew the North Carolina sweet potato industry into a global powerhouse. Now we're leading the effort to breed sweet potatoes that could provide economic opportunities and better nutrition for people in African countries. (Courtesy: Bill Krueger)
Inspired in the kitchen: get creative with bite-size potatoes
RPE, the exclusive sales and marketing partner of bite size potato brand Tasteful Selections, does not want your meals to get boring. Therefore, the next theme of Tasteful Selections’ Small-Bite Campaign is Creativity
Gary Roth new Executive Director of the Oregon Potato Commission
On May 1, Gary Roth started as the new Executive Director of the Oregon Potato Commission (OPC).
McCain Foods increases its stake in Brazilian potato processor Sérya
McCain Foods announces the acquisition of 70% of Sérya , a Brazilian food company operating in the pre-formed potato specialty market.
The FC5 potato variety is grown exclusively for PepsiCo's popular Lay's potato chips.
After discussions with the government, the Pepsico India has agreed to withdraw the cases against the potato farmers. In April Pepsico sued four farmers for cultivating a potato variety - FC5 - grown exclusively for its popular Lay's potato chips.
McCain Foods USA announced a major expansion of its potato processing capacity in Othello, Washington
Today, McCain Foods USA Inc., a division of McCain Foods Limited, the world’s largest producer of frozen french fries, announced a $300 million investment in its Othello, Washington potato processing plant.