<em>Edit News</em> Potato breeder leaves mark on industry
December 17, 2013
Joseph Pavek bred the popular potato variety Ranger Russet and developed much of the germplasm still used by breeders today, though he retired in 1999.
<em>Edit News</em> Potato shortage in the UK chips away at McCain&#039;s bottom line
December 17, 2013
Profits have fallen by more than £10m at McCain Foods GB after Britain's market-leading frozen chip maker was hit by a severe shortage of quality potatoes in the UK as a direct result of the extreme weather conditions in the 2012 growing season.
<em>Edit News</em> Mass food production fuels growth in the US$4 billion Middle East &amp; African flexible packaging market
December 17, 2013
A new report from PCI Films Consulting forecasts that flexible packaging demand in the Middle East and Africa will grow by around 5% p.a. over the next five years as confidence in the region’s growing economy encourages inward investment and greater em...
EU court annuls approval of BASF&#039;s Amflora GMO potato
December 17, 2013
Europe's second-highest court on Friday overturned a decision by the European Commission to allow the cultivation and sale of a genetically modified potato developed by German chemicals group BASF.
<em>Edit News</em> Dewulf presents number 300 of the R3060 in England
December 17, 2013
Dewulf, specialist in harvesting technology of potatoes and carrots, proudly presents number 300 of the R3060, 2-row self-propelled potato harvester.
NRA releases &quot;What&#039;s hot in 2014 culinary forecast&quot;
December 17, 2013
The National Restaurant Association’s annual What’s Hot culinary forecast predicts menu trends for the coming year. For 2014, the NRA surveyed nearly 1,300 professional chefs to find out what the hottest menu trends will be.
&quot;King Rustic&quot; potato debuts at Walmart, just in time for holidays
December 17, 2013
While the russet potato has been a fixture on kitchen tables across America for as long as . . . well, we've had kitchen tables . . . a new variety of russet is waking up taste buds just in time for the holidays with a smoother, moister and richer taste.
Tong Peal Brings Innovation To LAMMA 2014
December 17, 2013
Tong Peal Engineering is set to showcase its latest range of in-field handling equipment at LAMMA 2014.
Will McDonald&#039;s Have New and Healthy GMO French Fries?
December 17, 2013
McDonald's is being sucked into the vortex of bickering and conspiracy theories that has, unfortunately, become the debate over genetically engineered food products.
Simplot Australia
December 17, 2013
Simplot processing potato farmers in Tasmania have accepted a $10 per tonne price cut for crops deliverable in 2014.
Megabusiness LLC Issues Alert on Undeclared Sulfites in Del Campo Papa Seca / DRY Potato 24x14 oz.
December 17, 2013
Megabusiness LLC of Danbury, CT is recalling Del Campo Papa seca / DRY POTATO 24x14 oz. because they contain undeclared sulfites.
December 14, 2013
La Plataforma de negocios de poscosecha es un portal con información, documentación y promoción de ventas en la industria hortícola. Acaba de publicar un reporte con información de equipos y materiales para producción y poscosecha de papa.