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.
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.
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.
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.
Heat and Control Celebrates 70th Anniversary
June 25, 2020
Founded in 1950, Heat and Control, Inc.®, a world-leading equipment manufacturer and food processing industry
supplier, celebrates their 70th anniversary on June 27, 2020. Heat and Control will celebrate this platinum occasion
with a 12-month long celebration.
Sustainable Produce Packaging Continues to Impress
June 22, 2020
EarthFresh launches new Biobased Mesh Packaging for Baby Potatoes and Baby Sweet Potatoes.
Ventilation and Cooling project in Pennsylvania
June 12, 2020
For more than 8 generations the Sterman Masser family has been running their business they started in central Pennsylvania in 1754.
Limited-Edition Pringles
June 12, 2020
Bacon lovers rejoice! The masters of flavor at Pringles® have done it again — this time in partnership with the queen of hamburgers, Wendy's®.
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