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Continuing drought and extreme heat a disaster for the potato harvest and processors
The extreme heat and drought is a disaster for the upcoming potato harvest. And for processors too: in Belgium, potato chips manufacturer Roger&Roger (Croky) temporarily halts production of some its flavours to manage the lack of potato supply.
Wednesday, August 8, 2018
Indra Nooyi steps down as CEO of Pepsico; Ramon Laguarta appointed as successor
Indra Nooyi will step down as CEO of Pepsico on October 3rd, but will remain Chairman until early 2019 to ensure a smooth and seamless transition. She will be succeeded by Ramon Laguarta.
UK potato processing companies say serious issues with potato supply 'extremely likely'
The Potato Processing companies in the United Kingdom have released a statement through the Potato Processors’ Association Ltd (PPA), expressing their concern for the impact of current weather conditions on UK potato processing sector.
Frito-Lay invests USD 159 million in its Frankfort, Indiana snack production plants
PepsiCo’s Frito-Lay division will invest $159 million in Frankfort, Indiana to enhance its current operations at two locations in this US city. The investment will add two new snack production lines and also include warehouse expansion, providing 50 new jobs.
popchips sells its European brand and operations to Intersnack
Earlier this month, KP Snacks, part of the Intersnack Group, announced it had reached an agreement to acquire Popchips Ltd, which owns and operates the Popchips brand for Europe.
Potato Industry Event Interpom Primeurs 2018 already fully booked
The INTERPOM PRIMEURS, a trade show entirely focused on the potato industry held November 25 - 27 2018 in Kortrijk Xpo (Belgium), has already sold out all stand space.
Buscan mantener el factor crujiente de las papas fritas
La papa a la francesa perfecta es crujiente por afuera y esponjosa por dentro. Pero una papa que se entrega a domicilio con frecuencia es fría, blanda y mustia. Lamb Weston, el fabricante número uno de esos manjares de papa en Estados Unidos, quiere mejorar la comida rápida.
Rue Farms Rustic Potato Chips
About five years ago, Jeanne and Matt Rue were frying batches of chips in a deep fryer from their farm in Ohio and selling them at local farmer’s markets and festivals. Now, Rue Farms Rustic Potato Chips are sold across at least seven states in the Midwest at national chains including Kroger, Whole Foods and Fresh Thyme Farmers Market