Experimental potato delivers bounty of vitamin A and E
December 21, 2017
An experimental 'golden' potato has the potential to provide as much as 42 percent of a child’s recommended daily intake of vitamin A and 34 percent of a child’s recommended intake of vitamin E, according to a study co-led at The Ohio State University.
Lihme Protein Solutions licenses its functional protein technology to potato starch companies KMC and AKV Langholt
December 20, 2017
Starch manufacturers KMC and AKV Langholt aim to establish commercial production of functional potato proteins from the potato fruit juice remaining after starch extraction, using Lihme Protein Solutions’ proprietary technology
Hershey goes beyond chocolate with acquisition of Amplify (Tyrrell's, SkinnyPop)
December 19, 2017
Hershey Co. is expanding further beyond chocolate, agreeing to buy the owner of SkinnyPop popcorn and Tyrrell’s potato chips for $921 million.
Cargill introduces a new high oleic canola oil with 35% lower saturated fat for foodservice.
December 19, 2017
Cargill introduces a new non-GMO high-oleic canola oil with a 35% lower saturated fat for foodservice. Herbicide tolerance (GMO) is available as an option (!!)
New insights in attack mechanism Potato Blight opens door to biological plant-protective chemicals
December 18, 2017
Identification of the receptor for Cytolisin - the killer toxin of Phytophthora infestans - opens door to biological methods to protect potatoes and selective, biological herbicides as alternative for glyphosate
Campbell to Acquire Snyder’s-Lance, Inc. to Expand in Snack Category
December 18, 2017
Campbell Soup Company and Snyder’s-Lance today announced that the companies have entered into an agreement for Campbell to acquire Snyder’s-Lance for $50.00 per share in an all-cash transaction.
Boulder Canyon®, TGI Fridays™, Nathan's Famous®, Vidalia Brands®, Poore Brothers®, Tato Skins® and Bob's Texas Style®.
December 15, 2017
Utz Quality Foods, LLC, the largest privately-held and family-managed branded salty snack company in the United States, has announced that its subsidiary, Heron Sub, Inc. successfully completed its tender offer for the outstanding shares of common stock of Inventure Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ: SNAK)
Investigadores estadounidenses rastrean los orígenes de la papa y aprenden sobre su potencial sin explotar
December 15, 2017
Un equipo de científicos de la Universidad de Michigan ha identificado a los antepasados de la papa. Con esta información esperan comprender cómo se domesticó y cómo evolucionó su ADN a lo largo del tiempo.
#GetFried Fry Café Fries Up New Deals in the United States and beyond
December 13, 2017
#getfried Fry Cafe, a quick-serve restaurant franchise that offers a variety of topped French fries and finger foods, is experiencing explosive growth throughout the United States, with locations currently in development throughout Dallas, Houston, San Antonio, Austin, Santa Clara and Egypt.
La papa y la ganadería ponen en peligro a páramo que surte de agua a Bogotá
December 13, 2017
El uso intensivo del suelo con papa y ganadería estaría afectando al páramo de Guacheneque. Este páramo provee el 30 % del agua que consume Bogotá. Una opción para protegerlo es pagar por servicios ambientales. Así, los usuarios del suelo reciben dinero por dejar una porción de sus predios con bosque nativo.


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