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University of Lethbridge shows industry partners its growing potato research activities
Last Friday, the University of Lethbridge has opened the doors to its Potato Research Lab to showcase the work being done to support potato growers and processors.
Saturday, August 18, 2018
Zeracryl has developed an efficient solution for the reduction of acrylamide in french fries
The Norwegian company Zeracryl has developed an efficient solution for reduction of acrylamide in French fries.
Potato growers propose pan-European approach to resolve contract issues with processors due to extreme weather
The North-Western European Potato Growers (NEPG) conclude that the potato production this year in North-Western Europe will be much lower than average and that quality issues will be a main challenge.
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
How to measure if a potato is PEF-treated just right?
In Pulsed Electric Field Treatment of potato, the treatment intensity needs to be monitored to optimize process performance and product yield. So how can that be done?
El Cabildo y el CIP quieren valorizar las papas antiguas
Representantes del Cabildo de Tenerife (España) se reunieron con el director regional del Centro Internacional de la Papa (CIP) para América Latina y el Caribe, con el fin de iniciar acciones relacionadas con la gastronomía, la investigación, el desarrollo y la innovación.
Monday, August 13, 2018
Range of potato experiments underway at Maine Research Farm (Aroostook)
Farmers, researchers and members of the public gathered at the University of Maine’s Aroostook Research Farm in Presque Isle last Wednesday to learn about the latest in potato research.
Continuing drought and extreme heat a disaster for the potato harvest and processors
The extreme heat and drought is a disaster for the upcoming potato harvest. And for processors too: in Belgium, potato chips manufacturer Roger&Roger (Croky) temporarily halts production of some its flavours to manage the lack of potato supply.
Wednesday, August 8, 2018
Indra Nooyi steps down as CEO of Pepsico; Ramon Laguarta appointed as successor
Indra Nooyi will step down as CEO of Pepsico on October 3rd, but will remain Chairman until early 2019 to ensure a smooth and seamless transition. She will be succeeded by Ramon Laguarta.