Biogas from potato waste cuts reduces greenhouse gas emissions Cavendish Farms french Fry plant
December 29, 2018
Potato Processor Cavendish Farms in New Annan, Prince Edward Island, turns potato material not suitable for french fries into biogas, reducing the plant's dependency on fuel oil by 30 per cent.
Potato Growers Pakistan concerned by false rumors of Export Ban, Duties
December 29, 2018
There have been rumors that the government of Pakistan banned potato export or levied duties on the export of potatoes. The Ministry of National Food Security & Research condemned these rumors and stated they are entirely false and fictitious.
North-western European Potato Growers recap: 2018 harvest 18% lower than last year
December 28, 2018
After Great Britain published its potato statistics earlier this month, the North-western European Potato Growers (NEPG) created the overview for their entire region: an 18 percent lower total harvest
Potato cooperative Agrico reports progress to its memebers
December 23, 2018
Last week, potato collective Agrico held its central general members’ meeting. At this well attended meeting, the annual report 2017/2018 was presented and new board members were appointed.
Lamb Weston acquires Australian Potato Processor Marvel Packers
December 21, 2018
Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc. announced today that it has acquired Marvel Packers Pty Ltd , a frozen potato processor in Australia. Marvel operates frozen potato processing and storage facilities (for frozen product) in Hallam, Victoria.
Scotts Precision Manufacturing: 500th Scotts Evolution Separator set for North America
December 21, 2018
Scotts Precision Manufacturing is celebrating a significant milestone, having sold its 500th Evolution Separator.
Mark Clouse to take the reins at Campbell
December 21, 2018
Campbell Soup Company (NYSE: CPB) today announced that its Board of Directors has elected Mark A. Clouse, 50, as President and CEO of Campbell effective Jan. 22, 2019.
All Australian markets reopened for WA seed and ware potatoes as surveillance shows potato psyllids not infected
December 21, 2018
The government of Western Australia has announced that it has succeeded in regaining market access for Western Australian potatoes in all of Australia, following the detection of tomato potato psyllid in February 2017.
United Kingdom Potato Sales up to 2.2 million tonnes
December 21, 2018
Shoppers in the United Kingdom bought 1.4 per cent more fresh potatoes this year compared to last year and 3 per cent more than in 2015, new data shows.
Vivek Sankaran appointed CEO of Frito-Lay North America
December 21, 2018
Pepsico announced today the appointment of Vivek Sankaran as CEO of Frito-Lay North America.
Argentina: First PVY resistant potato will go on sale next year
December 21, 2018
After 20 years of biotechnological research, the first GM potato that is resistant to the PVY virus will go on sale next year in Argentina
Pepsico to invest 1 billion in Pakistan
December 20, 2018
PepsiCo plans to invest US$1 billion in Pakistan over the next five years, the PepsiCo Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for Asia, Middle East and North Africa (AMENA) Mike Spanos told Prime Minister Imran Khan in a meeting held in Islamabad late last month.