News On French Fries and Potato Specialties from the Americas
McCain Foods has launched a new podcast, the 'Hot Potato', stressing the importance of regenerative agriculture
September 26, 2023Potato processor McCain Foods has launched a new podcast, 'Hot Potato'. This inspirational series explains what regenerative agriculture in and why it is important. You learn where the food industry is heading and why a transition to sustainable farming is required to prevent climate change. Collaboration is essential to get this done.
Idaho Steel Products introduces the Nex-Gem Lab Former for potato specialties and more
September 14, 2023Idaho Steel Products, a leader in innovative food processing solutions, is announced the launch of its latest groundbreaking creation – the Nex-Gem Lab Former.
United States Potato Exports Reach Record Value and Volume July 2022 – June 2023
August 26, 2023United States potato exports reached record value and volume in the 12-month period from July 2022 – June 2023. Export values increased 19.05% to USD 2.2 billion, and export volume increased 3.85% to 3.3 million metric tons (fresh weight equivalent).
Inside Lamb Weston’s USD 415 Million American Falls expansion project
August 20, 2023Lamb Weston is in the process of significantly expanding french fry production capacity at its American Falls facility, according to a story by Sean Ellis on Idaho Farm Bureau Federation’s website.
United States Potato Retail Sales See Double-Digit Increases July 2022 – June 2023
August 06, 2023United States retail dollar sales of potatoes increased 16.8% July 2022 – June 2023, which closed with a strong quarter (April – June 2023) that saw retail dollar sales growth of 14.5% compared to the same period last year.
Lamb Weston Reports Fiscal Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2023 Results; Provides Fiscal Year 2024 Outlook
July 26, 2023Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: LW) announced its fiscal fourth quarter and full year 2023 results and provided its outlook for fiscal 2024.
McCain Foods brings back fan favourite TV character Barb to talk about sustainability on National French Fry Day.
July 16, 2023Every year, the earth loses 12 million hectares of farmable land due to erosion. That’s roughly one soccer field every few seconds. Erosion ruins farmable soil, and a lack of farmable soil means that the future of potatoes, and fries, are at stake.
July 13 is National French Fry Day: Get Ready To Win The Ultimate Idaho® Potato Fry-Lovers Giveaway
July 13, 2023Today is National French Fry Day! The Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) is the go-to resource for all things fries, so get ready for your crash course on best practices, tips and tricks, and the most irresistible recipes imaginable!
American Frozen Food Institute (AFFI) highlights the role of Frozen Food in Reducing Food Waste
July 10, 2023Publications from the Cornell University Dyson School of Business and market research firm 210 Analytics cast light on the lower waste rates of frozen food and how consumers are utilizing frozen food to fight back against waste, respectively.
Potato industry of Alberta contributes CAD 2.87 Billion to the economy of Canada, according to PGA report
July 07, 2023Potato Growers of Alberta (PGA) announced today the release of its landmark study on the economic impact the potato industry in Alberta. The report, entitled The Alberta Potato Industry – Growing Success in 2022 outlines the significant growth of Alberta’s potato industry in recent years and documents its economic impact on our economy.