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Biogas from potato waste cuts reduces greenhouse gas emissions Cavendish Farms french Fry plant
Potato Processor Cavendish Farms in New Annan, Prince Edward Island, turns potato material not suitable for french fries into biogas, reducing the plant's dependency on fuel oil by 30 per cent.
Engie Refrigeration presents its 'Mechanical Ventilation Only' Potato Storage system at Interpom | Primeurs
ENGIE Refrigeration has developed a storage system based entirely on mechanical refrigeration, which allows maintaining the same storage conditions throughout the year.
Saturday, November 17, 2018
REMA Environmental Machinery BV has developed a 48 Volt full electrical driven haulm puller / root cutter
REMA Environmental Machinery BV has developed a 48 Volt fully electrically driven haulm puller / root cutter for mechanical potato haulm (foliage) destruction in (seed) potatoes.
Pepsico to invest $5 million by 2020 to expand its sustainable farming programme in India.
Snacks and beverages manufacturer PepsiCo plans to invest $5 million by 2020 to expand its sustainable farming programme in India.
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Cavendish Farms selects TOMRA's Eco Steam Peeler for its potato processing plant in Alberta
Cavendish Farms, one of the larger potato processors producing frozen french fries in North America, is equipping its new, state-of-the-art production facility in Lethbridge, Alberta with TOMRA’s Eco steam peelers.
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Cutlery made of biodegradable potato plastic made it to the shortlist of this global design competition
Many of the 20 contenders for this year’s prestigious James Dyson award focus on ways to create a more sustainable future. Cutlery made of biodegradable potato plastic made it to the shortlist of this global design competition.
Friday, October 19, 2018
NewCold opens extended automated frozen storage in Wakefield, largest in the United Kingdom
NewCold has unveiled its newly-completed expanded deep frozen storage and distribution centre which, says the company, is now the largest of its kind in the United Kingdom.
Environmentally friendly farming practices used by nearly 33% of world’s farms
Nearly one-third of the world’s farms have adopted more environmentally friendly practices, while continuing to be productive (sustainable intensification), according to a global assessment by 17 scientists in five countries.
Tuesday, August 28, 2018