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French Fries and Potato Specialties

French Fries and Potato Specialties

Dutch Potato Processing company Aviko builds greenfield french fry factory in Belgium
Dutch-based company Aviko, one of Europe’s biggest producers of fresh, frozen, dried and specialty potato products, has announced a major investment in its production capacity in Poperinge, Belgium.
Tasmanian McCain potato growers gain price increase
A long-awaited price increase has come for the state's McCain potato growers. Grower Beau Gooch said the $33 per tonne increase would help put profitability back in the paddock.
Analyst Insight: No deal Brexit in the fresh chipping sector
The fresh chipping sector makes up about 12% of total potato production in Great Britain. The market follows season trends with demand driven by chip shop footfall throughout the year.
McCain Foods Recognizes Guest Farms Ltd. As Champion Grower
Guest Farms Ltd. of Holmesville was named the 2018-2019 McCain Champion Potato Grower for Florenceville-Bristol during the 46th Annual McCain Growers’ Banquet held August 22.
Wednesday, September 4, 2019
An international fair at the heart of the Belgian potato sector.
On 4 and 5 September the international potato fair PotatoEurope 2019 will take place in Tournai. That the fair continues to grow is demonstrated by the fact that there are almost 20% more exhibitors from 17 different countries.
Monday, September 2, 2019
Tasmanian Potato Farmers accepted Simplot's latest price offer
More than 80 potato growers in Tasmania, Australia felt a sense of relief when receiving Simplot's second offer for their processing potatoes, says Nathan Richardson, chairperson of the Tasmanian Farmers & Graziers Association (TFGA) Vegetable Council.
Wednesday, August 28, 2019
McCain Foods to increase capacity of French Fry line in Florenceville, New Brunswick
McCain Foods Canada, a division of McCain Foods Limited, shared today the company’s plan to further invest CAD 12 Million dollars in its potato processing facility in the French fry capital of the world, Florenceville, New Brunswick.
Canadian Potato Crop Report August 15, 2019
The United Potato Growers of Canada have released an update on the condition of the Canadian Potato Crop, as per August 15, 2019