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French Fries and Potato Specialties

French Fries and Potato Specialties

Apply for 2020 'Next Generation' training for potato professionals at BP2019
BP2019 marks the start of the sign up for the next batch of up-and-coming potato professionals to take part in the 2020 Next Generation training programme.
Elea cuts record length potato strip during PEF Advantage Days Demo
To demonstrate the capabilities of Pulsed Electric Field (PEF) systems in french fry production, Elea cut and fried a record length potato strip in a demo during its recent Elea PEF Advantage Days at their headquarters in Quakenbrueck, Germany.
Wednesday, November 13, 2019
McCain Foods (Canada) expands Grand Falls facility with Formed Potato Specialty line
Earlier this week, Potato Processor McCain Foods (Canada) announced the company will invest CAD 80 million towards the creation of a new Formed Potato Specialty production line to expand its existing french fry plant in Grand Falls, NB.
Yield10 Bioscience Signs Research Agreement with J. R. Simplot to Evaluate New Traits to Produce High Yielding, Sustainable Potato Crop
Yield10 Bioscience, Inc. announced that it has signed a research agreement with Boise, Idaho-based J. R. Simplot Company, to evaluate three novel yield traits in potato.
Friday, November 1, 2019
Potato shortage looms on Prairies
Potato processing plants in Manitoba and Alberta may not run at full capacity this winter. About 20,000 acres of potatoes were in the ground in Manitoba as of the middle of October, and growers needed two weeks of favourable weather to harvest the crop.
Thursday, October 31, 2019
World Potato Congress 2023 to be held in Adelaide, South Australia
Adelaide, South Australia has been named as the host city for the 2023 World Potato Congress (WPC), the first time this event has been held in Australia. The announcement was made during Potatoes South Australia’s Annual Industry Dinner and Auction.
Revive disputa comercial entre la UE y Colombia por las papas fritas
Los aranceles a las importaciones de papas fritas congeladas que impuso Colombia a Bélgica, Holanda y Alemania generaron una molestia en la Unión Europea.
Rosenqvists and Ferskvarehuset signs contract for production of french fries
Gardemoen, Norway: A new state-of-the-art processing line for classic and coated French Fries, with inauguration in mid-2020, is planned by Ferskvarehuset AS in Norway. Design and equipment will be sourced from Rosenqvists Food Technologies.
Saturday, October 19, 2019