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Crunch time for potato chips manufacturers as EU waste targets loom
The European Commission has set an EU-wide objective for all packaging to be recyclable or reusable by 2030. However there is no easy packaging solution (yet) for manufacturers of potato chips.
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Guardian switches to potato starch wrapping
Readers of The Guardian newspaper in the United Kingdom have been opening their weekend paper to find supplements wrapped in a compostable material made from potato starch.
Sunday, January 13, 2019
Papas híbridas podrían salvarnos de la hambruna
Científicos del Centro Internacional de la Papa (CIP) están usando papas silvestres para desarrollar variedades climáticamente resistentes. Esto a raíz del eminente cambio climático que afectará a millones de pequeños agricultores del Perú.
Wednesday, January 2, 2019
Biogas from potato waste cuts reduces greenhouse gas emissions Cavendish Farms french Fry plant
Potato Processor Cavendish Farms in New Annan, Prince Edward Island, turns potato material not suitable for french fries into biogas, reducing the plant's dependency on fuel oil by 30 per cent.
Walkers Launches First UK Recycling Scheme for Crisp Packets
Walkers is launching the first nationwide recycling scheme for potato chips bags, locally known as crisp packets. Working with recyclers, TerraCycle, the scheme will tap into an established network of recycling collection points around the UK.
The potato crop in Europe: New data from the United Kingdom, The Netherlands and Spain
That the potato harvest this year in Europe was well below average due to extreme weather conditions is well known by now. I this article we present some recent data from Great Britain, The Netherlands and Spain that further clarify the situation
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
SENSOR TECHNOLOGY LEADER TOMRA STRENGTHENS SET-UPS IN CHINA
TOMRA, a global leader in sensor-based sorting technology, is committed to its long-term development in China and has further strengthened its set-up in this fast-growing market.
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Pepsico Ukraine has started the construction of a Lays Potato Chips Plant
PepsiСo Ukraine has started a large investment project at its existing production complex in the Mykolaiv region for the production of Lays potato chips in the Ukraine. Production of potato chips on the new line will start mid-2019.
Tuesday, November 20, 2018