News on Chips and Snacks from Norway

The healthiest crisps on the planet
June 26, 2023

Norwegian research for the best potato for potato chips

Researchers 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.
Europatat Congress 2019  A unique and successful event for the sector!
June 14, 2019

Europatat Congress 2019 A unique and successful event for the sector!

On 13 June, the European potato community has gathered in Oslo, Norway, for the Europatat Congress 2019. Under the slogan “The timeless potato: A dynamic and innovative food”.
Estrella Maarud
May 26, 2014

Estrella Maarud to become part of Intersnack Group

Intersnack Group GmbH & Co KG and Herkules Private Equity Fund II today announced that they have entered into an agreement where Herkules sells the salted snacks manufacturer Estrella Maarud ('Estrella Maarud' or 'the Company') to Intersnack for an undisclosed sum.
September 23, 2011

Norway needs to import potatoes for potato chips production

Norway's potato growers have suffered from the heavy rains earlier this summer. "Rain and wind have washed and blown away the earth that covers the potatoes,"Jens Kristian Ulsrud at the Kims Norge potato chip producer at Skreia in the Toten d...
 Estrella Maarud
September 14, 2010

Estrella Maarud joins ESA in EU pledge on advertising to children

Estrella Maarud, the leading snack manufacturer in Northern Europe, has joined the EU advertising pledge that aims to promote healthier snacking choices and balanced lifestyles among children.
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