TOMRA Food opens new regional headquarters in Latin America
July 27, 2020
New premises, with Customer Experience Center and Regional Training Hub, will strengthen the customer support provided across Latin America by TOMRA Food, Compac, and BBC Technologies.
La importación de Papas en Perú solo representa el 1% de la Producción Nacional
July 27, 2020
En 2019, la producción nacional de papa alcanzó las 5.300.000 toneladas, reflejando un incremento de 3.92% frente a las 5.100.000 toneladas de 2018, indicó el presidente de la consultora Inform@cción, Fernando Cillóniz Benavides.
Perú (Cusco): Promueven cultivo de diversas variedades de papa nativa en el distrito de Lares
July 27, 2020
El Minam destacó que el proyecto se ejecuta con el financiamiento del Fondo para el Medio Ambiente Mundial (GEF) y el apoyo de la Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Alimentación y la Agricultura (FAO).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
White Castle Just Hired a New Fry Guy—and It's a Robot
July 15, 2020
White Castle Just Hired a New Fry Guy—and It's a Robot. The next time Harold and Kumar go to a White Castle, there may be a robot making their French Fries.
7 things to know about P.E.I.'s 'new' potatoes
July 14, 2020
New potatoes are a veggie lover's early-summer dream — the tender little spuds, some around the size of golf balls, others the size of a crabapple, melt in your mouth when steamed, buttered and lightly seasoned. Heaven. And they're now popping up at roadside stands across P.E.I.
Low-tech tool helps fight potato late blight
June 29, 2020
The International Potato Center (CIP), in partnership with research and development institutions in Ecuador and Peru, has developed a low-tech tool to help farmers optimize fungicide's use.
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