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.
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.
Potato Expo 2021 will offer Live, In-Person and Virtual Experience 
September 18, 2020
Last January we could never have predicted how the year would play out. In light of the impacts of COVID-19, we knew that the Potato Expo had to change.
National Potato Council's annual meeting postponed and combined with Potato D.C. Fly-in in late February
September 17, 2020
The National Potato Council’s annual meeting, in previous years combined with the Potato Expo, will next year be combined with Potato D.C. Fly-in in late February
Potandon introduces Minute Mashers: quick-and-easy shelf-stable mashed potatoes
September 17, 2020
It was just 18 months ago that Potandon Produce LLC in Idaho Falls, ID, introduced an innovative value-added potato product in the Green Giant Fresh brand called One Step … Done!
The WSU study estimates the reduced potato acreage lowers production by 13% or 729,120 tons of potatoes, equivalent to the weight of about 76 Space Needles.
September 11, 2020
A WSU study has estimated the 2020 economic losses from potato production and processing in Washington. The demand shocks of COVID-19 resulted in a hit of roughly $1 billion dollars in gross state product.
Colorado's Skyline Potato starts 2020 on optimistic note
September 09, 2020
Just days before his Center, CO, operation kicked off its 2020 San Luis Valley potato season, Skyline Potato Co. General Manager Les Alderete said he was optimistic about the overall market situation and the coming year.
Potatoes are offloaded at the Folson Farms washplant in East Grand Forks.
September 09, 2020
The potato harvest is now underway in the Red River Valley. Yields are all over the board ranging from poor to excellent. Most of the fields with poor yields were damaged by heavy rain that fell on, and around June 30th.
MountainKing Potatoes adds longtime fingerling farmer, packer Cindy Adkins to sales team
September 09, 2020
MountainKing Potatoes has added Cindy Adkins, a former owner and operator of the nation's largest certified organic packer of fingerling potatoes, to its team of sales representatives, the company says in a press release recently issued.
Ample supplies of medium and small size potatoes on the market in Idaho
September 04, 2020
The Idaho potato harvest has started. For Eagle Eye Produce, the harvest kicked off in central Idaho during the first week of August with their russet potatoes.
As Idaho's potato harvest gets underway, a look back at how it got started
September 04, 2020
Farmers all across Idaho will be in their fields from now through most of October collecting the state's signature crop.
Key Technology: 'The Increasing Role of Digital Sorters'
September 01, 2020
Powered by Industry 4.0 methodologies and IIoT (the Industrial Internet of Things), modern sorters are increasingly being utilized as data centers at the same time they sort product and are uniquely qualified to contribute to the data revolution.
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