The FAO Food Price Index back to its downward trend in May
juni 08, 2023The FAO Food Price Index* (FFPI) averaged 124.3 points in May 2023, down 3.4 points (2.6 percent) from April and as much as 35.4 points (22.1 percent) from the all-time high it reached in March 2022.
Europe’s potato industry falls victim to extreme weather
juni 08, 2023Extreme weather incidents are serving to rock Europe’s potato industry to its very foundations. Last year was actually the second warmest year on record in Europe. The drought conditions resulted in a dramatic downturn in overall potato output.
US Potato Prices Expected to Ease but Stay Elevated according to Rabobank Report
juni 06, 2023The Rabobank report on the US Potato Industry anticipates good prices for the remainder of the 2022/23 marketing year, particularly as the year comes to an end before the new crop harvest begins.
Not just potatoes: Newtec investments in camera technology could revolutionise plastics recycling
juni 04, 2023A Danish trio of partners is developing super-high-resolution, hyperspectral cameras that can determine the chemical composition of plastic waste and the different additives. The technology will have a huge impact on future plastics recycling.
PepsiCo's potato chips plant in Poland is its most sustainable factory in Europe
juni 03, 2023PepsiCo has unveiled its most sustainable factory in Europe as the industry increasingly recognises the circular economy as a framework to help address global food system challenges.
Potato-based ice cream: Veg of Lund receives a patent for the company's ice cream
mei 27, 2023The Swedish Intellectual Property Office (PRV) has notified Veg of Lund AB that the authority intends to approve the patent application SE 2250375-9 which defines the company’s unique vegetable ice cream alternative.
Los gallegos que conquistaron Hollywood con sus patatas fritas
mei 26, 2023Una lata de medio kilo de patatas fritas es algo que no pasa desapercibido. Aunque si esta se encuentra medio escondida y forma parte de atrezo de una película surcoreana, dar con ella es casi tan difícil como encontrar una aguja en un pajar.
CNH Industrial and ONE SMART SPRAY announce integration of precision spraying solution
mei 26, 2023CNH Industrial and ONE SMART SPRAY, a joint venture between Bosch and BASF, have signed a collaboration agreement to integrate the latter’s advanced spraying system within CNH Industrial’s agricultural brand product portfolios.
Need a recipe for your Fries/Chips in the UK? Try: 'Alexa, Open McCain'
mei 25, 2023McCain Foods, world’s largest manufacturer of frozen potato products and a global leader in prepared appetisers and snacks, has partnered with Say It Now to launch their first Actionable Audio Ad campaign in Q2 of 2023.
Ware potato growers Agrico, Leo de Kock and Nedato join forces in new independent cooperative
mei 24, 2023The ware potato activities of Agrico and Nedato, along with Leo de Kock, shall be hived off to form a new independent cooperative of ware potato growers. The new organization will start its activities this autumn. Further integration will then take place in stages.