Idaho potato farmers heading to Taiwan on trade mission
June 11, 2019
A team of fresh Idaho potato shippers will soon head to Taiwan to develop new business relationships in the Southeast Asian market.
McCain Foods USA Celebrates Grand Opening of Distribution Center in Burley
June 04, 2019
Monday, McCain Foods USA, a leading supplier of frozen potato products, celebrated the grand opening of its expanded facilities in Burley, Idaho with over 150 attendees including elected officials and grower partners.
Will added North American potato processing capacity lead to increased acreage?
March 25, 2019
North American potato processors either have or will be bringing at least 1.3 billion pounds of new processing capacity online between October 2018 and December 2019. In Potato Country, Bruce Huffaker of NAPMN discusses the impact.
Rapidly expanding Finger Food manufacturer Frostkrone acquires Rite Stuff Foods
February 22, 2019
European Frozen Finger Food manufacturer Frostkrone Group announced earlier this month it had completed the acquisition of the Idaho based company Rite Stuff Foods Inc., a manufacturer specialised in the production of potato snacks.
Wilcox Fresh welcomes new Justin Reynolds as new CEO
February 20, 2019
Potato grower and packer Wilcox Fresh has appointed Justin Reynolds as the company’s new CEO.
Idahoan Mashed Potatoes voted product of the year 2019
February 11, 2019
Idahoan Foods, LLC announced today that its Idahoan® Family Size Mashed Potatoes has been named Product of the Year for 2019, receiving top honors for the Side Dish Category.
Is a second French Fry Plant coming to Caldwell, Idaho?
February 10, 2019
McCain Foods USA is looking to buy a property for a 100,000 square feet facility in Caldwell, Idaho, for what we assume would be production plant for frozen french fries.
East Idaho Potato growers barely break even, according to University of Idaho report.
January 29, 2019
Idaho potato farmers are getting paid about the same amount for their spuds as they're investing in raising them, according to a University of Idaho Extension agricultural economist's report, presented during the Idaho Potato Conference.
Potato Processor Lamb Weston Reports Fiscal Second Quarter 2019 Results
January 04, 2019
Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: LW) announced today its fiscal second quarter 2019 results and updated its full year outlook.
Idaho Potato Commission hires Alan Kahn to lead its Foodservice Division
December 03, 2018
Today the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) welcomes Alan Kahn as the new Vice President of Foodservice. His extensive foodservice and marketing experience will help him to develop and implement attention-grabbing campaigns focused on foodservice.
Potato Cyst Nematode (PCN) infested area in Idaho expanded by 87 acres
October 29, 2018
Effective October 10, the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) added an 87-acre field to the pale cyst nematode (PCN) infested area in Bingham County, Idaho.
Potato Processor Lamb Weston Reports Fiscal First Quarter 2019 Results
October 02, 2018
Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: LW) announced today its fiscal first quarter 2019 results.