February 09, 2015
Heinz Frozen Foods, manufacturer of the Ore-Ida retail brand is changing the procurement process for the potatoes for its Ontario, OR potato processing plant. Heinz will now contract with the Oregon Potato Company, Pasco, Washington.
January 05, 2015
TOMRA Sorting Food will display two of its state-of-the-art sorting machines and steam peeling XP valve at the Northwest Food Processors Association (NWFPA) Expo and Conference 2015.
October 09, 2014
Diamond Foods, the company behind Kettle Brand and Kettle Chips will start construction this week of a product development and testing center, located adjacent to the Kettle Brand® production facility in Salem, Oregon
June 30, 2014
ConAgra Foods, Inc., (NYSE:CAG) joined with community and civic leaders today to celebrate the completed expansion of its Lamb Weston frozen potato facility in Boardman, Oregon
January 10, 2014
The latest development in steam peeling from TOMRA Sorting is the ODENBERG Eco Steam Peeler. The new Eco Steam Peeler will be launched this weekend from the 12th-15th January at the NW Food Processors Expo in Portland Oregon.
August 25, 2013
During the week of Aug. 23, the National Potato Council (NPC) led a delegation of five U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) employees in a crop tour of the Columbia Basin growing area in Oregon.
April 09, 2013
Agricultural researchers of the Oregon State University will begin testing two small, remote-controlled aircraft this month, flying them over potato fields in the Hermiston area in trials that may help farmers use water, fertilizer and pesticides more ...
February 13, 2013
Oregon Governor Kitzhaber praised ConAgra Foods Lamb Weston’s estimated $200 million expansion plan, adding a new line to its Boardman plant to increase its capacity for making french fries and other frozen potato products.
December 12, 2012
Oregon State University once again has a plant breeder leading its potato development efforts after filling a position that was vacant for nearly two years: Sagar Sathuvalli.