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Pepsico's 'chief innovator' Mehmood Khan retires; More leadership changes
Pepsico announced today a series of senior leadership changes. Furthermore, Rene Lammers is appointed as new Chief Science officer as Dr. Mehmood Khan, Vice Chairman and Chief Scientific Officer, Global Research and Development is retiring.
Ingredion acquires potato starch manufacturer Western Polymer
Ingredient supplier Ingredion Incorporated has acquired the operations of Western Polymer, a company focused on the production of native and modified potato starches for food and industrial applications
Belgian potato supply chain commits to digital data platform WatchITgrow
Three Belgian organisations, Boerenbond, Belgapom and VITO are teaming up to strengthen the future of the Belgian potato chain by jointly investing in the online data platform WatchITgrow.
Thursday, February 28, 2019
Peruvian farmers get help from Belgium to save traditional potato product from climate change
Three Belgian organisations, ILVO, HOGENT and TRIAS help a local Peruvian agricultural cooperative and university to optimize the semi-industrial production of their traditional tuntas - white freeze-dried potatoes (Chuño)
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Danish potato trader found guilty in illegal import of minitubers
Breeders Trust, the organization that defends the Plant Breeders’ Rights of 10 leading European potato breeders, won a lawsuit earlier this month against the Danish potato export and trading company Myco Seed A/S located in Give (Denmark).
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
European interest in starch potato protein
A large delegation from the European Parliament paid a visit to Avebe's high-tech vegetable protein plant in Gasselternijveen.
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Amazon appointed the former CEO of Pepsi to its board
Amazon said on Monday it named former PepsiCo Chief Executive Officer Indra Nooyi as a director of the company and appointed her to the audit committee of the board.
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
AFFI: Frozen Food Aisle making a strong comeback
A recent research report, the Power of Frozen by the American Frozen Food Institute (AFFI) and Food Marketing Institute (FMI) examines drivers for growth in retail frozen foods.