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Idaho potato growers brace for poor crop amid drought, heat

Idaho potato growers brace for poor crop amid drought, heat

September 01, 2021
The hot, dry and smoky growing season has left some Idaho potato farmers bracing for a poor crop. For Randy Hardy of Oakley, harvest will likely be the worst of his career.
Lamb Weston Reports Fiscal Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2021 Results; Provides Fiscal Year 2022 Outlook

Lamb Weston Reports Fiscal Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2021 Results; Provides Fiscal Year 2022 Outlook

July 29, 2021
Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: LW) announced its fiscal fourth quarter and full year 2021 results and provided its outlook for fiscal 2022.
Lamb Weston Seashore Style Fries Flat (Courtesy: Lamb Weston)

Lamb Weston to Invest USD 415 Million in French Fry Processing Line in American Falls, Idaho

July 22, 2021
Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: LW) announced today an expansion of french fry processing capacity at its facility in American Falls, Idaho, and the declaration of its quarterly dividend.
Retailers Break Away from the Pack with Top Awards in Idaho Potato Lovers Display Contest

And the winner is... Top Awards in the Idaho Potato Lovers Display Contest

July 01, 2021
Pulling out all the stops to showcase their favorite spuds, retailers nationwide fought hard for the highest honors in the Idaho Potato Commission’s (IPC) 30th annual Idaho® Potato Lovers Display Contest.
Lamb Weston Announces New 2030 ESG Goals.

Potato processor Lamb Weston updates its sustainability targets in its second ESG report

June 16, 2021
Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc. - manufacturer of frozen french fries and potato specialties - issued its second annual Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) report today, which included new 2030 ESG goals.
Bernadette Madarieta, new senior vice president and chief financial officer of Lamb Weston.

Lamb Weston Announces Chief Financial Officer Succession

May 25, 2021
Robert McNutt, Senior Vice President, and Chief Financial Officer, to Retire and Bernadette Madarieta, Vice President and Controller, Promoted to Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Effective August 6, 2021.
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 branded Idaho russet potato packaging launched

New branded Idaho russet potato packaging launched

April 20, 2021
If consumers 'eat with their eyes first', you could say that packaging is the main course. As such, communicating your brand through a unique package can be one of the most powerful tools in the produce aisle.
Lamb Weston Introduces Packaging Made From Sustainable Biomaterial

Lamb Weston Introduces Biobased (potato, corn) Packaging for two Alexia products

April 16, 2021
Driving toward a goal of using more sustainable materials in packaging, two Lamb Weston Alexia brand products will use corn and potato starch in their packaging beginning this month.
Idaho Potato Commission President and CEO, Frank Muir Retires After 18 Years of Service

Idaho Potato Commission President and CEO, Frank Muir Retires After 18 Years of Service

April 10, 2021
Eighteen years ago, the Idaho® potato industry was in crisis. Consumers were shunning potatoes due to the rising popularity of low-carb diets, the new consumer focus on buying local (locavore movement) was beginning to expand across the country and the Idaho® potato farm gate revenue was declining.
Lamb Weston Reports Fiscal Third Quarter 2021 Results; Provides Update for Fourth Quarter Fiscal Year 2021

Potato Processor Lamb Weston Reports F2021 Q3 Results;

April 08, 2021
Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: LW) announced its third quarter fiscal 2021 results and provided a business update for the fourth quarter fiscal 2021.
HZPC: 'Ready to grow in North America'

HZPC: 'Ready to grow in North America'

April 06, 2021
Potatoes in the United States and Canada are a commodity. When selecting varieties, the color of the skin tends to be the primary consideration. As the new managing director of HZPC Americas Corp, Jeff Scramlin sees opportunities to increase market share by highlighting the distinguishing characteristics.

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