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Hapka Farm receives prestigious National Potato Council Award
The National Potato Council, at their 2018 annual meeting, held January 12 in Orlando, Florida, presented the 2017 Environmental Stewardship Award to HFC, INC of Halma, Minnesota.
J.R. Simplot announces major expansion of its Manitoba Potato Processing operations
Yesterday the Manitoba government and Agribusiness J.R. Simplot Company (Simplot) announced a major investment and expansion in the company’s Manitoba-based potato processing operations near Portage la Prairie.
Barnana Brings the First Organic Ridged Plantain Chip to Market
Barnana Brings the First Organic Ridged Plantain Chip to Market, and they are made from imperfect plantains.
Europatat's annual congress will highlight sustainability in the potato sector
Europatat, the European Potato Trade Association, has confirmed the dates for its annual Europatat Congress. Under the slogan “Potatoes: a healthy, sustainable and responsible sector”, the 2018 Congress will focus on sustainability.
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Technology is crucial to enhanced sustainability
With a rapidly expanding global population and limited food supply, it’s vital for food businesses to work more sustainably and stay profitable. Bjorn Thumas, director business development food, TOMRA Sorting Food offers his vision
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
McDonald's to source all Packaging from Renewable, Recycled or Certified sources by 2025
McDonald’s announces goals to improve its packaging and help significantly reduce waste to positively impact the communities the company serves around the world.
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Struggling Potato Growers in Kenya turn to Contract Farming
To deal with climate pressures, potato growers in Kenya are turning to contract farming to earn more money and get better seed.
Sunday, January 14, 2018
Dieffenbach's Potato Chips Inc. Launches 'IT'S GOOD TO BE UGLY' Campaign
Uglies are ketttle cooked potato chips crafted by Dieffenbach from potatoes rejected for minor imperfections. This has saved more than 350,000 lbs of potatoes from going to waste since the launch a year ago.
Wednesday, January 10, 2018