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Pioneering potato breeder Dave Holm retires

Pioneering potato breeder Dave Holm retires

May 13, 2021
Dave Holm was destined to work with potatoes. He was raised on a potato farm in southeast Idaho, where his dad and grandfather instilled in him a love of one of the world’s most important crops.
Utz Brands to Acquire Festida Foods

Utz Brands to Acquire Festida Foods

May 12, 2021
Utz Brands, Inc. announced that its subsidiaries have entered into a definitive agreement with Great Lakes Festida Holdings, Inc. to acquire all of the assets, including the real estate located in Grand Rapids, MI, related to the operation of Festida Foods.
Wisconsin potato planting is ahead of schedule

Wisconsin potato planting is ahead of schedule

May 11, 2021
Potato growers in Wisconsin’s central sands region expect to wrap up planting soon. Jim Okray with Plover-based Okray Family Farms tells Brownfield planting has gone smooth this year compared to years past.
Urschel Sales Management Update

Urschel announces new roles in corporate sales leadership

May 06, 2021
Urschel announces new roles in corporate sales leadership. Tim O'Brien moves to the position of North American sales director. Alan Major moves from directing Urschel International European offices to directing Urschel global operations in the role of chief sales officer.
January – March 2021 retail sales: A year after unparalleled growth

January – March 2021 potato sales in US retail: A year after unparalleled growth

May 04, 2021
Potato sales for Q3 (January – March 2021) of Marketing Year 2021 have caught up to the changed buying habits that the pandemic brought about.
Cheetos And Doritos Go Head-to-Head In Epic Flamin' Hot Faceoff

Cheetos And Doritos Go Head-to-Head In Epic Flamin' Hot Faceoff

May 03, 2021
After years of fans debating and taking sides, Cheetos® and Doritos® will officially settle the score to see which beloved brand is truly the most loved. Will it be Team Cheetos, or will it be Team Doritos?
As More Shoppers Continue to Cook at Home, Side Delights Offers a Variety of Healthy Economical Potato Products

As More Shoppers Continue to Cook at Home, Side Delights Offers a Variety of Healthy Economical Potato Products

April 29, 2021
With gatherings now permitted at varying levels, people are eager to cook and dine with family and friends. Side Delights offers a variety of potatoes and recipes perfect for parties of any size.
USDA Announces Deregulation Extension of Potato Developed Using Genetic Engineering

USDA Extends Deregulation of Simplot Potato Varieties Developed Using Genetic Engineering

April 29, 2021
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is extending deregulation to J.R. Simplot Company’s (Simplot) potato variety developed using genetic engineering, designated as Snowden Z6 (Z6 potato).
US Potato Industry Celebrates Mexico’s Supreme Court Decision.

US Potato Industry Celebrates Mexico’s Supreme Court Decision Overturning Decades-long Ban on Fresh US Potato Imports

April 29, 2021
Groups encourage Mexico regulators to immediately begin the rulemaking process to allow for the importation of fresh U.S. potatoes throughout the country.
Smartfood® Popcorn And Krispy Kreme® Unveil Iconic Flavor Mashup With Smartfood® Original Glazed Doughnut.

Smartfood® Popcorn And Krispy Kreme® Unveil Iconic Flavor Mashup With Smartfood® Original Glazed Doughnut

April 29, 2021
Popping into summer, the limited-edition flavor is set to delight fans nationwide who are looking for a fun yet smart snacking option. After years of anticipation, Smartfood® has released a once-in-a-lifetime flavor experience for fans – just in time for summer.
Idaho Steel and Kiremko, the 'Go to Guys' for Efficient Potato Flake Production

Idaho Steel and Kiremko, the 'Go to Guys' for Efficient Potato Flake Production

April 27, 2021
Flake production is not only a potato process for specialists. More and more potato processors see it as an ideal solution for their sustainability improvement.
New crop California organic potatoes start shipping

New crop California organic potatoes start shipping

April 27, 2021
Starting April 26, Cal-Organic Farms will start shipping freshly harvested, new crop red and gold potatoes to customers from its facility in Lamont, CA. The company’s organic rainbow fingerling variety is set to ship mid-May and organic russets will follow in mid-June.

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