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McCain Foods 2022 Sustainability Report

Potato Processor McCain Foods releases 2022 Sustainability Report

January 26, 2023
McCain Foods Limited (McCain) released its Sustainability Report for 2022, underpinning its commitment to producing delicious, planet-friendly food
Potatoes USA Pulse

Diners will pay more for meals that include potatoes

January 26, 2023
A recent study of 1,500 patrons (consumers who eat out at restaurants) identified habits and opinions of restaurant patrons related to potatoes.
Transforming Modesto Event

Frito-Lay Transforms its Modesto, CA Facility into a Showcase for Sustainability

January 19, 2023
Frito-Lay announced the near completion of its Modesto, California, facility's transformation into a first-of-its-kind showcase for sustainable manufacturing, warehousing, and distribution technologies.
Peter VanderZaag, President and CEO of WPC.

As John Griffin retires, World Potato Congress announces new leadership

January 15, 2023
As John Griffin retires, World Potato Congress announces new leadership: Peter VanderZaag as President and CEO, Nora Olsen as Vice President and Brian Douglas as Director.
Peak of the Market Ltd. Celebrates Manitoba Growers and Restaurants with Potato Week 2023

Peak of the Market Ltd. Celebrates Manitoba Growers and Restaurants with Potato Week 2023

January 15, 2023
Potato Week, presented by Peak of the Market Ltd., is back for a fifth year of delicious dishes featuring Manitoba-grown potatoes.
Potato Expo Steering Committee members cut the ribbon to open Potato Expo 2023 at the entrance of the Expo Hall

Potato Expo Returns to Pre-Pandemic Levels with Colorado Event

January 12, 2023
On Jan. 4-5, more than 1,800 U.S. potato growers and industry members from a dozen countries turned out for Potato Expo 2023, hosted by the National Potato Council, at the Gaylord Rockies Resort and Convention Center in Aurora, Colorado
Greater appreciation for potatoes starts with Gen Z

Greater appreciation for potatoes starts with Gen Z

January 07, 2023
In 2020, HZPC Americas launched the multi-year project 'Potato Glory' together with the University of Massachusetts Dining Program (UMass) for the purpose of conducting research
USDA Invests More Than USD 200 Million to Expand Agricultural Exports Through Market Development Programs

USDA Invests More Than USD 200 Million to Expand Agricultural Exports Through Market Development Programs

January 07, 2023
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service is awarding USD 202.7 million to more than 60 U.S. agricultural organizations to help expand export markets for U.S. farm and food products through the Market Access Program.
University of Idaho researchers developing nematode resistant potatoes

University of Idaho researchers developing nematode resistant potatoes

January 04, 2023
University of Idaho researchers are introducing genes from a plant in the nightshade family into potatoes, seeking to develop spuds that resist harmful nematodes.  The plant, called ‘litchi tomato’, has natural resistance to several species of cyst and root-knot nematodes.
Duravant Acquires Multiscan Technologies

Duravant Acquires Multiscan Technologies

December 22, 2022
Duravant LLC, a global engineered equipment and automation solutions provider to the food processing, packaging and material handling sectors, has acquired Multiscan Technologies.

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