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McCain sets decarbonisation milestone in Timaru plant

Potato processor McCain Foods sets decarbonisation milestone in Timaru plant (New Zealand)

December 02, 2022
Timaru’s McCain vegetable processing factory in New Zealand is now producing french fries using a boiler system powered by woodchips instead of coal, seeking to minimise waste by 20 per cent.
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España: Udapa cosecha un 30 porciento menos de patata en Álava pero de excelente calidad

November 26, 2022
El calor y la sequía de este año han provocado la merma en los rendimientos pero han favorecido la sanidad del cultivo.
Arjan de Rooij and Annelous Groenwold

Offering faster prospects for potato growers in uncertain times

November 25, 2022
Now that growers and managers can meet again in person, serious concerns are being shared by AVEBE Potato growers. That is the conclusion of Members’ Council member Annelous Groenwold and Agro Director Arjan de Rooij.
Moving Forward with the Next Generation on Regen Ag

Moving Forward with the Next Generation on Regenerative Agriculture

November 25, 2022
Alyre Poitras is a McCain Foods potato grower in Saint-André, New Brunswick, Canada. He shares his experience with regenerative agriculture and the changes in potato cultivation over time
The food pavilion at COP 27 hosted panels, conversations and presentations about the food systems impact on the climate crisis. (Courtesy: GreenBiz)

Food Systems in the spotlight at COP27 climate action negotiations

November 24, 2022
For the first time, food and agriculture systems have taken center stage in the global climate negotiations. COP27 has advanced the global recognition of food and agriculture as both a climate culprit and solution.
Fluvius brings extra power to fast-growing Agristo Wielsbeke

More electrical power for fast-growing potato processor Agristo Wielsbeke

November 24, 2022
In recent weeks, power network company Fluvius has carried out important construction works near the West Flemish producer of potato products Agristo in Wielsbeke.
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Lamb Weston launches Sergio Herman's Frites Atelier-Frites for the catering segment

Lamb Weston launches Sergio Herman's Atelier-Frites for the catering segment

November 24, 2022
Lamb Weston is launching a new potato product in the Netherlands and Belgium in collaboration with Sergio Herman: Atelier-Frites . The product is intended for chefs who want to serve french fries of the same high quality as their meat, fish or vegetarian dishes.
Local seed potato research promising in Zimbabwe.

Local seed potato research promising in Zimbabwe

November 24, 2022
The Zimbabwe Potato Micro-propagation Association (ZPMA) has spearheaded the resuscitation of seed potato production since this stalled around 2008. The current mandate is to substitute imported seed potato.
Potato, carrot, onion box storage in Canada

Storing energy in your potato storage: KLIM'TOP Klimanager energy management software optimizes for Self-Consumption

November 23, 2022
KLIM’TOP Controls manufactures, sells and installs cooling units and ventilation systems for the farm industry, and more precisely for long-term storage root vegetables such as potatoes.
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Kerry Introduces Acryleast Pro - Next-generation acrylamide - reducing yeast now even more effective

November 21, 2022
Kerry, the world’s leading taste and nutrition company, has announced that it had released Acryleast™ Pro, the advanced iteration of the company’s signature acrylamide-reducing non-GMO (non-genetically modified) yeast, Acryleast™.

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