McCain Foods has launched a new podcast, the 'Hot Potato', stressing the importance of regenerative agriculture
September 26, 2023Potato processor McCain Foods has launched a new podcast, 'Hot Potato'. This inspirational series explains what regenerative agriculture in and why it is important. You learn where the food industry is heading and why a transition to sustainable farming is required to prevent climate change. Collaboration is essential to get this done.
Walkers introduces 'Bagless' multipacks for Snack A Jacks to reduce plastic use
September 25, 2023PepsiCo is trialling new multipack packaging for their Snack A Jacks range. Packs on shelves in Tesco stores across the United Kingdom will now use 86% less plastic on their outer packaging when compared with the previous multipack design.
Feeding America: Introducing the Next Generation Potato Farmers
September 16, 2023A new generation of potato farmers uses cutting-edge instruments and methods to progress farms and preserve the soil for future generations all over the United States, often in unexpected areas.
‘Climate breakdown’: 2023 expected to be hottest year humanity has experienced
September 10, 2023Scientists confirmed this week that summer 2023 was the hottest season the world has ever seen by a large margin. Europe is warming almost twice as fast as the global average, at about 2.2C above pre-industrial times.
New sustainable fiber tray for potatoes introduced
August 30, 2023Tasteful Selections®, a specialty potato brand from RPE LLC, is introducing a new sustainable fiber tray with its Organic Sea Salt & Herb bite-size potatoes.
B-hive Innovations collaborates on groundbreaking TuberTurgor project to reduce potato bruising and waste
August 22, 2023B-hive Innovations, a cutting-edge, agri-tech research and development business is embarking on a new collaborative programme that aims to reduce the risk of potato bruising and develop technologies that could reduce supermarket waste.
Starch manufacturer Royal Avebe awarded with a Gold medal for its Sustainability efforts
August 03, 2023Dutch Potato Starch cooperative Royal Avebe has been awarded a gold medal by Ecovadis, a global collaborative platform that helps companies assess sustainability performance throughout the supply chain.
PepsiCo and Walmart to Support Regenerative Agriculture
July 27, 2023PepsiCo and Walmart today announced a 7-year collaboration to pursue USD 120 million worth of investments focused on supporting U.S. and Canadian farmers in their pursuit to improve soil health and water quality.
Potato deliveries to Walkers Leicester Chips factory entirely powered by used cooking oil
July 27, 2023In the United Kingdom, PepsiCo has scaled the use of hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO) – used cooking oil - across their supply chain in a move set to save 2,650 tonnes in GHG emissions annually.