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Potato Europe attracts wide audience
Growers, suppliers, grubbing demonstrations - everything to do with potatoes. That is what the latest edition of Potato Europe was all about. This year, this trade show was held in Doornik/Tournai, Belgium on 4 and 5 September.
Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Conagra Brands Announces Plans To Build New Innovation Center In Chicago
Today Conagra Brands, Inc. (NYSE: CAG) announced plans to build The Conagra Brands Center for Food Design in Chicago at 350 N. Orleans Street, located next to its existing headquarters in The Merchandise Mart.
Tuesday, September 10, 2019
US potato farmers seek new trade deal with Mexico to 'level the playing field'
Potato farmers are asking U.S. agricultural officials for support in expanding export trade into Mexico. Currently, American potato farmers and exporters are mostly barred from selling fresh potatoes in Mexico due to restrictions by the Mexican government
Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Analyst Insight: No deal Brexit in the fresh chipping sector
The fresh chipping sector makes up about 12% of total potato production in Great Britain. The market follows season trends with demand driven by chip shop footfall throughout the year.
Made for sorting potatoes by the grower: the new TOMRA 3A improves on the FPS
TOMRA Sorting Food has introduced the TOMRA 3A sensor-based sorting machine for freshly harvested root crops, offering potato growers unrivalled sorting capabilities, dependability, and affordability.
Friday, September 6, 2019
Bühler calls on industry to act now for a sustainable future
The world faces urgent challenges in the coming decades as climate change and a growing population make many of our current systems of production unsustainable.
Thursday, September 5, 2019
FAO Food Price Index fell in August but remained above the level of last year
The FAO Food Price Index* (FFPI) averaged 169.8 points in August 2019, down 1.1 percent (almost 2.0 points) from July but still 1.1 percent higher than in August 2018.
Thursday, September 5, 2019
Campbell to Sell Europe Potato Chips Business for $80 Million
Campbell Soup Co. agreed to sell its European potato chips business to Valeo Foods Group Ltd. for about 66 million pounds ($80 million), the soupmaker’s latest divestment as it simplifies operations.
Tuesday, September 3, 2019