2019 a Banner Year for Potato Sales – 2020 Very Concerning
April 08, 2020
The utilization of U.S. grown potatoes increased by 3.3% in volume in 2019 compared to 2018, an increase of 1,183 million pounds.
Potato price surges by 28%-38% in UP, West Bengal as demand rises in the lockdown period
April 08, 2020
Potato prices have surged 28-38% in Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal, the top two producers of the tuber which has become the staple across India during the COVID-19-induced lockdown.
Lamb Weston Reports Fiscal Third Quarter 2020 Results
April 07, 2020
Last week Lamb Weston presented its Fiscal Third Quarter 2020 Results. The company withdraws its Fiscal Year 2020 Outlook due to Uncertainty from the COVID-19 Pandemic’s Effect on Global Restaurant Traffic and Consumer Demand.
Price of new Chinese potatoes continues to fall
April 07, 2020
Many potato traders with stock in storage have grown worried about the condition of the Chinese potato market. The market is quite weak and the delivery speed has slowed down.
COVID-19 crashes European potato processing
April 07, 2020
In mainland Europe the widespread closure of restaurants and other food service outlets has meant that demand for processed potato products has fallen significantly.
Cavendish Farms to potato growers: Sell to someone else, if you can
April 06, 2020
COVID-19-related restaurant closures lead to ‘curtailment’ of french fry production. Cavendish Farms has advised the P.E.I. potato producers under contract to supply the company with spuds to 'sell to other markets if they can'.
Patatas Lázaro duplica su producción para afrontar la punta de demanda provocada por el coronavirus
April 06, 2020
La compañía refuerza su plantilla en un 25%. Se extreman los estándares de seguridad alimentaria. Recientemente LZR lanzó su nueva marca Freshnatur. La dirección destaca 'el compromiso y la dedicación de los trabajadores'.
Food processing equipment company lends technology to hospitals in COVID-19 battle
April 06, 2020
Reyco Systems normally supports the food industry exclusively, but now hospitals across Idaho have asked the Caldwell-based company for help in the fight against the new coronavirus.
SNAXPO Rescheduled for March 28-30, 2021, Charlotte, NC
April 03, 2020
Snack Industry's Full Equipment Supply Chain Trade Show Remains in Charlotte, Rescheduled for 2021; New 'SNX' Education and Collaboration Forum Rescheduled to March 2022.
State of Snacking 2020: How America Snacks During and Despite COVID-19
April 03, 2020
The last few years have proven that snacking in the U.S. has become a lifestyle, with consumers snacking across the day. At the same time, COVID-19 is having an immediate impact on consumers’ food and beverage purchase and consumption behaviors.
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