McDonald’s China business name changes to ‘Jin Gong Men’
October 29, 2017
McDonald’s China Co. has changed its name to “Jin Gong Men Co,” which roughly translates to “Golden Arches,” after CITIC Capital and Carlyle Group took over the franchise, but the name of the restaurants will remain the same.
Provincia China sobresale como productora de papa gracias a investigador Peruano
October 20, 2017
Víctor Otazu ha viajado muchas veces a la provincia de Qinghai desde el 2007. Al principio como experto del Centro Internacional de la Papa (CIP) y ahora como consultor de la Academia de Agricultura y Ciencias Forestales. Sus conocimientos han contribuido para que dicha región sea hoy una de las principales productoras de semilla de la China.
New Aviko Snow Valley French Fry factory equipped with TOMRA sorters and peeler
October 02, 2017
The new Aviko Snow Valley French Fry factory in China will be equipped with TOMRA's Eco steam peeler and its newest optical sorters.
New potato research institute established in China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region
September 24, 2017
A new potato research institute has been established in China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.
China extends anti-subsidy duties on EU potato starch import for another 5 years
September 15, 2017
China's Ministry of Commerce has decided to extend anti-subsidy duties levied on potato starch imported from the EU for another five years. This despite the elimination of the EU Quota system for potato starch on July 1, 2012.
Fuzz in Taiwan about French Fries with green patches at McDonald's
September 11, 2017
Taiwan's health authorities will conduct stringent checks of potato suppliers after reports that French fries served at fast food restaurants were found with green patches.
French Fry manufacturer in China receives Heat and Control fryer with integrated batter coating and de-oiling system
August 24, 2017
Equipment manufacturer Heat and Control has delivered a high performance fryer for battered french fries to a large potato processor in China
Handover of International Potato Center - China Center for Asia Pacific (CCAP) to China
August 15, 2017
he new International Potato Center-China Center for Asia Pacific (CCCAP) facilities were formalized in a handover ceremony in Yanqing, Beijing on July 11th, 2017.
McDonald's plans to add 2000 Restaurants in China in the next 5 years
August 10, 2017
Earlier this week McDonald’s announced the successful completion of a strategic partnership with CITIC and The Carlyle Group. The partnership will operate and manage McDonald’s businesses in mainland China and Hong Kong and ramp up growth and innovation using the combined expertise.
After surviving Mars conditions, Potatoes will be grown on the Moon
June 15, 2017
As part of their Lunar exploration in 2018, Chinese scientists will take an 18x16 cm cylinder to the surface of the moon and see if potato seeds can grow there in this containerized mini-ecosystem (Courtesy:
PepsiCo Greater China Region (GCR) signed a strategic agreement with Alibaba Group, the world's largest online and mobile commerce company
May 11, 2017
PepsiCo Greater China Region (GCR) signed a strategic agreement with Alibaba Group, the world's largest online and mobile commerce company.
New Kaida potato processing facilities include TOMRA Peelers and Sorters
April 26, 2017
In response to the 13th National Five-Year Plan, Kaida invested in two large agricultural product processing plants in Beijing and Inner Mongolia. For these (potato) processing plants Kaida selected one of TOMRA’s state-of-the-art steam peeling and optical sorting solutions.