Bayer CropScience survey at Potato Expo digs up Potato Industry needs for 2014
January 13, 2014
According to United States Department of Agriculture’s crop production predictions, average potato yield per acre increased during the 2013 season.

In an effort to propel this upward trend into the New Year, Bayer CropScience launched its Potato Perspectives Survey during Potato Expo in San Antonio, Texas, Jan. 8-10, 2014.
 Ben Stein
September 11, 2013
Ben Stein - Actor, Author, Economist, and Pop Culture Icon - will be headlining the Potato Expo 2014 in Texas.
fines from heat and control micron pro filtration
May 22, 2013
Heat and Control has introduced Micron-Pro, a new frying oil filtration system capable of removing sub-micron particles from hot cooking oil.
July 02, 2012
Do potato psyllids migrate from one location to the next, starting in northern Mexico and moving northward as the potato season progresses, or are psyllid populations local?
 Lays Classic
March 14, 2012
PepsiCo, Inc. today announced that its global "Banner Sun"potato chip portfolio has grown to more than $10 billion in annual retail sales, anchored by Lay's, the world's largest food brand and the No. 1 potato chip brand globally.
Frito-Lay Electric Delivery Trucks Hit the “Green” Streets of Orlando
December 02, 2011
PepsiCo’s Frito-Lay North America announces ten new electric trucks will be rolling out in Orlando. These electric delivery trucks will ultimately be part of the largest planned fleet of commercial all-electric trucks in North America.
 Zebra Chip SCRI
November 01, 2011
Zebra chip, a disease that affects potatoes, was recently found in the potato-growing regions of Washington, Oregon and Idaho. The discovery brings to focus the growing need for scientific answers – something that will be discussed at the SCRI Zebra Ch...
 Sunchips compostable bag
October 04, 2010
While Frito-Lay works to develop a next-generation compostable bag, it’s transitioning most SunChip flavors back to traditional packaging.
August 19, 2010
The world’s first 100 percent biodegradable chip packet – designed by Frito-Lay for its SunChips brand – has come in for criticism from Facebook members, with more than 30,000 agreeing the new packaging is too loud.
June 02, 2010
The Texas A&M University published research that breast cancer cells died after treatments with peach and plum extracts. The researchers identified chlorogenic acid and neochlorogenic acid as the components responsible for killing the cancer cells...
Frito-Lay Production Locations
June 10, 2009
Recently Frito-Lay started a campaign in the US to show consumers where their bag of Lays Chips was manufactured and even where the potatoes for that specific bag were grown: the Chips Tracker. In the ads, Frito-Lay features potato farmers growing their chips potatoes in California, New England, Texas, Michigan and Florida.
April 16, 2009
SunChips, Frito-Lay’s popular line of multigrain snacks, announced today that in 2010 it will introduce the first fully compostable snack chip bag made from plant-based materials. The change is designed to significantly improve the environmental impact...