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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
AHDB Potato Specialist Mike Storey to retire
After some 36 years with AHDB and its predecessor organisations, Potato Specialist Mike Storey is going to retire at Christmas. His colleague Adrian Cunnington looks back...
FAO food Price index sees further decline in November
The FAO Food Price Index (FFPI) averaged 160.8 points in November 2018, down 2.1 points (1.3 percent) from October, the lowest since May 2016, and nearly 15 points (8.5 percent) below its level in the corresponding period last year.
Friday, December 7, 2018
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A class-action lawsuit has been filed against the maker of potato chips sold under the brand name Hawaiian, claiming the chips made in Washington State - and not on Hawaii - are misleading customers.
Thursday, December 6, 2018
Nordian Capital has acquired a majority interest in Dutch TecSource (DTS)
Private Equity investor Nordian Capital has acquired a majority interest in Dutch TecSource (DTS), a leading manufacturer of screw blanching equipment for the potato processing industry
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
Idaho Potato Commission hires Alan Kahn to lead its Foodservice Division
Today the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) welcomes Alan Kahn as the new Vice President of Foodservice. His extensive foodservice and marketing experience will help him to develop and implement attention-grabbing campaigns focused on foodservice.
Aviko ends Snow Valley cooperation in China
French Fry manufacturer Aviko, a subsidiary of Royal Cosun and Snow Valley Agriculture have agreed to end their joint venture in China.