News On French Fries and Potato Specialties from Asia
Piyush Patnaik appointed Managing Director at McCain Foods India
October 16, 2022
McCain Foods India has appointed Piyush Patnaik as the new Managing Director. In this role, Piyush will be managing end-to-end India operations which will include manufacturing, supply chain, sales, and distribution for McCain.
Grand opening ceremony for potato processing line 3 with 2nd PEF system at Snow Valley in China
August 30, 2022
SnowValley Agriculture is one of the largest potato industrial chain groups in China, with potato seed as the core, modern agricultural service as an extension, and food processing as the leader
Kuldeep Sharma (TOMRA) on the Indian Potato Market: Unorganised but great Opportunities
July 15, 2022
During InterFood Tech in Mumbai, PotatoPro interviewed Kuldeep Sharma from TOMRA Food on the Indian Potato Market, how it differs differs from the European and American Market and Sustainability.
McCain India Releases the Second Edition of India Sustainability Report 2021 - Together-Towards Planet-Friendly Food
June 12, 2022
In line with its sustainable strategy and alignment to the Sustainable Development Goals, McCain Food (India) launches the second edition of the India Sustainability Report 2021 titled- 'Together-Towards Planet-Friendly Food'.
Burger King Japan is offering dried ramen instead of French fries in its combo meals
May 16, 2022
In recent months, Japan has been rocked multiple times by a potato shortage. Some might say "rocked" is too strong a word, but how else can one describe the collective simultaneous rumbling of unsatisfied stomachs across the country
Potato processor Snow Valley Food benefits from an efficient collaboration with TOMRA Food
May 05, 2022
Snow Valley Food is the owner of a leading frozen french fries processing industry group of companies in Asia. The parent company, Snow Valley Agricultural Development co., ltd., is a large organization that operates across the whole industrial chain in the potato industry
Another frozen Potato Supply Chain hickup: NO Fries for KFC customers in Singapore
May 04, 2022
KFC Singapore said on Thursday April 28 that it is not offering French fries for now but assured customers that the item 'will be back soon'. Instead, the fast-food chain is offering wedges, cheese wedges and golden cheddar wedges on its menu in Singapore.
Only small fries for McDonald's customers in Japan, as floods in Western Canada disrupt supply
December 23, 2021
Fans of McDonald's Fries in Japan are out of luck next week. The restaurant chain will only offers its small size portions, as flooding in Western Canada and COVID-19 disrupts the global supply chain for 'McDonald's potato'.
Historic display of US chipping potatoes at tradeshow in Shanghai, China
November 27, 2021
This historic event, which is helping to pave the way for commercial shipments of U.S. chip-stock to China, was marked with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and speeches by U.S. government officials and representatives from Potatoes USA.
KFC Japan suspends French fry sales as global logistics breaks down
October 12, 2021
No doubt the mouths of KFC fans were watering as they made their way to the chain’s branches in Japan last weekend. Unfortunately, many of them had to walk away with less than the full fried satisfaction they’d been hoping when they found out KFC ran out of French fries.