July 22, 2019
According to the Philippines Department of Agriculture (DA), Benguet potato farmers reported a double yield with the use of seed potatoes from Canada.
October 30, 2018
A new order issued in the Philip[pines allows for the import of more potatoes at a low rate (3%), exclusively for use for the production of potato chips
October 01, 2018
Japanese snack food manufacturer Calbee has transferred all its shares in the Calbee-URC, Inc. joint venture targeting the Philippine snack market to Universal Robina Corporation (URC).
August 24, 2017
Two leading research institutions have partnered to help increase potato production in the Philippines, in order to meet the increasing demand for the crop
August 10, 2017
Potato Corner CEO Joe Magsaysay shares the secret behind the french fries brand that he built into a global franchise business with annual sales of P1 billion (almost 20 million USD).
February 07, 2017
Japan's Calbee has introduced a potato chip product about 70% cheaper than what's already on sale in the Philippines. By reducing the size of the bags, the company cut the price to 10 pesos, compared to the 30 pesos to 40 pesos for the larger size bags.
March 10, 2016
Last year was a banner year for Manila (Phillipines) -based food cart business Potato Corner after it hit over P1 billion (21.3 million USD) in sales, a record in the company's 23-year history.
June 10, 2015
Flavored french fries retailer Potato Corner is planning to expand its operations by opening 60 new stores in the Phillipines and setting up 10 new stores in Indonesia this year.
May 24, 2015
PepsiCo, Inc. and Pepsi-Cola Products Philippines Inc. (PCPPI) the company's beverage bottling partner in the Philippines, have announced an agreement for PCPPI to also manufacture one of PepsiCo' s world-famous snacks brands locally in the Philippines.
March 31, 2014
The Philippine-based Universal Robina Corporation has teamed up with Japan’s largest snack food company Calbee Inc. to establish a local manufacturing joint venture
July 14, 2013
After four years of work, the National Potato Council (NPC) and the United States Potato Board (USPB) are pleased the government of the Philippines has revised its import requirements to allow for entry of U.S. fresh table-stock potatoes.
November 07, 2012
Filippino-owned flavored French fries retailer Potato Corner is planning to expand in the US from the current 13 to as many as 1,000 stores in the next five to seven years.