News on Chips and Snacks from the Netherlands
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.
Pulsed electric field technology promises easier processing in expanding market
December 13, 2021The market for Pulsemaster PEF-systems expands rapidly. PEF systems are widely used in the potato industry to make crisps, French fries, and potato specialties such as hash browns or tator tots.
PEF Treatment Potatoes makes Preheater in French Fry Line obsolete
May 02, 2018Exclusively for PotatoPro readers we can now show you a video of the industrial application of a Pulsemaster Conditioner Pulsed Electric Field system at industrial scale, treating the full line load of potatoes (60 tons/hour) for a large French Fry line.
Pulsemaster makes conductivity measurement of potatoes to optimize PEF application easy
October 05, 2017With Pulsed Electric Field Treatment increasingly replacing the traditional preheating step in potato processing, insight and quantification of the effect of the PEF treatment on the potato becomes more and more important. The Membrana by Pulsemaster makes conductivity measurements of untreated and treated potato easy to apply.
Dutch Potato Industry establishes Holland Innovative Potato (HIP) for major investment in research
September 26, 2017Ten Dutch potato (processing) companies and two associations have established Holland Innovative Potato (HIP) to facilitate and coordinate joint pre-competitive research activities. A budget of € 4.5 million is available for the first research program of HIP.
Florigo launches a new continuous potato chip fryer with opti-flow technology
October 26, 2016Florigo (a tna subsidiary) has announced the launch of a new continuous potato chip fryer that features patented opti-flow® technology for improved frying performance, the Conti-pro® PC 3
Pulsed Electric Field for French Fries and Chips: Quantify your benefits with Solidus
October 19, 2016Pulsemaster's new Pulsed Electric Field (PEF) system Solidus can be used for the assessment of the effects of PEF on intact whole potatoes for the production of French Fries, chips (crisps) and potato specialties
Kiremko built five snack pellet frying systems for the Intersnack Group
June 20, 2016As part of a negotiated framework agreement at corporate level, in the early part of 2014 Potato Processing Specialist Kiremko was awarded the honor of supplying five complete snack pellet frying systems for a number of Intersnack plants across Europe.
Diamond Foods Acquires Majority Interest in Yellow Chips
February 05, 2015Diamond Foods, Inc. announced that it has acquired a 51% stake of Yellow Chips, a manufacturer of high quality vegetable and organic potato chips based in the Netherlands.
Potato Processing Innovations by Kiremko
November 12, 2014The potato processing industry is always in motion and so is Kiremko. An ongoing process of innovating and developing of processing lines and machines.