July 23, 2023
PepsiCo and Fertiberia have partnered up to launch a pilot programme to reduce emissions in potato cultivation. Fertiberia's Impact Zero fertilizers are produced from green hydrogen (replacing natural gas), and precision agriculture.
PepsiCo and Fertiberia launch programme to produce fertilizer from green hydrogen
July 18, 2023
Las proyecciones climáticas generan alerta en los productores. La sequía en el sur, el exceso de lluvias en el norte y la aparición de plagas amenazan la siembra y provocarán disminución de hasta el 30% en la producción agrícola.
Producción de papa en peligro por Fenómeno de El Niño: advierten escasez y alza de precios en mercados
July 16, 2023
Every year, the earth loses 12 million hectares of farmable land due to erosion. That’s roughly one soccer field every few seconds. Erosion ruins farmable soil, and a lack of farmable soil means that the future of potatoes, and fries, are at stake.
McCain Foods brings back fan favourite TV character Barb to talk about sustainability on National French Fry Day.
July 10, 2023
Publications from the Cornell University Dyson School of Business and market research firm 210 Analytics cast light on the lower waste rates of frozen food and how consumers are utilizing frozen food to fight back against waste, respectively.
American Frozen Food Institute (AFFI) highlights the role of Frozen Food in Reducing Food Waste
June 28, 2023
Soil erosion, a natural process exacerbated by human activities, poses a significant challenge to agricultural sustainability worldwide. This relentless force gradually strips away fertile topsoil, leaving a devastating impact on farmers and the environment.
Soil Erosion: A Looming Threat to Farmers
June 28, 2023
Pepsi Tesla Semi is delivering Frito-Lay products around 425 miles per charge. It also delivers Pepsi out of its Sacramento warehouse on 100 mile daily routes, going directly to stores, and 300 to 400 mile runs to other warehouses.
Electric Trucks in the Food Industry: How the Tesla Semi is working out for Frito-Lay / Pepsico
June 27, 2023
Drum-drying of mashed potatoes for the production of potato flakes creates a lot of emissions in the form of steam. Equipment manufacturer Tummers - in cooperation with Solutherm - just put an end to this smelly and energy wasting practice.
Potato Flakes Lines: Tummers just eliminated all steam emissions from the drum drying process
June 08, 2023
Extreme weather incidents are serving to rock Europe’s potato industry to its very foundations. Last year was actually the second warmest year on record in Europe. The drought conditions resulted in a dramatic downturn in overall potato output.
Europe’s potato industry falls victim to extreme weather
June 04, 2023
A Danish trio of partners is developing super-high-resolution, hyperspectral cameras that can determine the chemical composition of plastic waste and the different additives. The technology will have a huge impact on future plastics recycling.