News on Chips and Snacks from Europe
Kent Crisp's Oyster and Vinegar is awarded a star at this years Great Taste Awards
August 06, 2023Kent Crisps have been awarded 1 star for their Oyster and Vinegar flavour at the Great Taste Awards 2023. Oyster and Vinegar is a definite favourite for many, paying homage to Whitstable’s famous oysters; it tastes like the Kent seaside.
Utz Snacks closes Golden Flake potato chip factory in Birmington, Alabama; Production moved to Pennsylvania
August 01, 2023The Golden Flake factory in Birmingham has made its final potato chip, ending a historic run as one of Alabama’s favorite snack foods made in the state. So, who ate, or is about to eat, the last Golden Flake potato chip made in Birmingham?
Potato deliveries to Walkers Leicester Chips factory entirely powered by used cooking oil
July 27, 2023In the United Kingdom, PepsiCo has scaled the use of hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO) – used cooking oil - across their supply chain in a move set to save 2,650 tonnes in GHG emissions annually.
PepsiCo and Fertiberia launch programme to produce fertilizer from green hydrogen
July 23, 2023PepsiCo and Fertiberia have partnered up to launch a pilot programme to reduce emissions in potato cultivation. Fertiberia's Impact Zero fertilizers are produced from green hydrogen (replacing natural gas), and precision agriculture.
European Snacks Association names Sandy Lagallo as new president
June 27, 2023The General Assembly of the European Snacks Association (ESA) has elected Sandy Iagallo, Senior Director Regulatory & Wellbeing Europe at Kellogg Europe, as its new President for the term 2023-2025.
Norwegian research for the best potato for potato chips
June 26, 2023Researchers in Norway investigated the best way to avoid the formation of acrylamide when producing potato chips. They focused in particular on identifying the most suitable potatoes to use.
US Potato Prices Expected to Ease but Stay Elevated according to Rabobank Report
June 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.
PepsiCo's potato chips plant in Poland is its most sustainable factory in Europe
June 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.
Los gallegos que conquistaron Hollywood con sus patatas fritas
May 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.
tna's long-term partnership with Burts Snacks delivers premium snack production with outstanding quality
May 19, 2023tna solutions has partnered with a premium snack manufacturer, Burts Snacks Ltd, to increase production capacity at its Plymouth, UK, manufacturing site.