Kurkure witnesses a jump in penetration and order frequency as in-home consumption rises
September 23, 2020
Dilen Gandhi, Sr. Director and Category Head - Foods, PepsiCo India tells us how difficult the lockdown period was for Pepsico's Kurkure and how the company plans to leverage on the current rise in-home consumption for snacks.
Pilot project could make growing potatoes cheaper, more accessible in the North
September 23, 2020
Northern Farm Training Institute will test a range of potato varieties to see which do best in Northern Canada. This pilot project could approved earlier this month could improve food security.
Meijer Potato celebrates its 100th anniversary
September 23, 2020
This year Meijer Potato celebrates its 100-year anniversary with staff, customers and seed potato growers.
Researchers identify new resistance genes protecting potato against Phytophthora infestans
September 23, 2020
In a collaboration between the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences and the James Hutton institute, a study of a diploid wild potato with a high resistance to P. infestans led to the discovery of new resistance genes
Potato market - Ukraine plans to ban imports from Russia
September 23, 2020
To support domestic potato growing, the Ministry of Economy plans to ban the import of potatoes from Russia, introduce consultations with the phytosanitary service, and introduce state support for processing.
FPS Keeps It Cool – and Efficient
September 22, 2020
FPS Food Process Solutions, a leading supplier of freezers for potato processing, installed Rockwell Automation's distributed control system PlantPAx DCS for precise and consistent control of a tunnel freezer for french fries and a spiral freezer for potato specialties
PepsiCo Targets 100% Renewable Electricity Globally
September 22, 2020
Food and beverage leader joins RE100 initiative with ambition to achieve 100% renewable electricity globally for direct operations by 2030 and across entire franchise and third-party operations by 2040.
Emsland Group invests over 33.9 million euros in a new plant for drying and modification of potato and pea starch: Project WaltrAut - Construction is on Schedule
September 22, 2020
In the past few months, a lot has happened at the Emsland Group's headquarters in Emlichheim. The construction of a new plant for drying and modification of potato and pea starch is progressing rapidly.
Canadian Potato Crop and Harvest Update September 18, 2020
September 22, 2020
As the first day of fall arrives, the potato crop in Canada is in varying stages of growth and/or harvest. The United Potato Growers of Canada provide an update.
US Restaurant Sales up in August, but Operators Remain Concerned
September 22, 2020
As total restaurant sales losses in the United States topped USD 185 billion, a majority of operators do not expect their business to fully recover within 6 months.
Sercom launches Wireless System to control Potato Storage
September 21, 2020
Early last year, Sercom developed a wireless system, based on radiographic technology, to connect field stations in the horticulture and e.g. potato storage cells up to a distance of 5 kilometres (3 miles) apart.
Las cuadrillas están formadas por entre 6 y 12 personas
September 21, 2020
Aunque ya se están recogiendo algunos campos, para el inicio de la campaña de la patata aún queda entre una semana y 10 días. Será entonces cuando arranque una época de especial actividad en Coristanco y vayan llegando los temporeros.
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