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Piyush Patnaik, Managing Director at McCain Foods India

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 line 3 (French Fries) with 2nd Pulsed Electric Field (PEF) system at Potato Processor Snow Valley in China

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
PotatoPro visiting TOMRA Food at InterFood Tech 2022 in Mumbai, India. From Left to Right: Nipun Krishnan, Business development at PotatoPro, Kuldeep Sharma Regional Sales manager for India and Bangladesh at TOMRA Food (India) and Sweta Kumari, Marketing

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 Foods India French Fries

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

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
 Snow Valley Food's Plant

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
KFC Cheese wedges (Source: KFC Singapore)

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.
McDonald's Japan, Small Fries

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 U.S. chipping potatoes at a tradeshow in China

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 runs out of french fries. Potato S, Potato L and Potato Box will not be available from October 8, to October 21 in some restaurants.

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.


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