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Heatwave to push up price of chips (French Fries), say UK potato farmers

Heatwave to push up price of chips (French Fries), say UK potato farmers

July 22, 2022
In the United Kingdom the price of French fries (UK: chips) is set to increase after recent high temperatures ravaged crops, potato growers have warned. Farmers said the heatwave had added to pressures caused by rising costs linked to the war in Ukraine.
Patatas Lázaro lanza su nueva marca Calixta, la patata más lista.

Patatas Lázaro lanza su nueva marca Calixta, la patata más lista

July 18, 2022
La empresa valenciana Patatas Lázaro ha introducido en el mercado una nueva marca ampliando de esta manera su portfolio. Se trata de 'Calixta, la patata más lista' con la que la compañía entra por primera vez en el negocio de IV gama con dos nuevas referencias de patata y batata.
TOMRA Food's latest Steam Peeling solutions can improve profitability and sustainability for the Potato Processors.

Peeling in Potato Processing: The TOMRA Steam Peeling Revolution

July 15, 2022
Peeling potatoes on potato processing lines can be a bit like peeling notes from a wad of dollar bills and then throwing them away. Because mechanized peel removal also removes potato flesh, a high quantity of saleable raw material.
Get your fry on for the Lamb Weston ChampionChips 2022!

UK Competition for Chefs to make the best Fries based side dish: the Lamb Weston ChampionChips 2022!

July 11, 2022
Lamb Weston announces the launch of its Champion Chips, a brand-new competition that celebrates those brilliant food service and hospitality chefs that see possibilities in potatoes! Think you can pimp up the nation’s favourite side dish?
The McCain Polish factory in Strzelin to operate with 100% green electricity : A landmark in McCain’s sustainable transition and renewable electricity journey

McCain Strzelin Potato Processing Plant in Poland to operate with 100 percent green electricity

June 10, 2022
On UN World Environment Day (June 5th) and McCain Sustainability Week (June 6-10), the Canadian potato processor reached a key milestone in its Planet Friendly Food Journey
The highest cold store in the Benelux is being built in Tilburg, with space for 42,000 pallets of fries.

The highest cold store in the Benelux is being built in Tilburg, with space for 42,000 pallets of fries

May 24, 2022
It attracts quite a bit of attention, the dizzying weaving of steel, which now rises high above the other business premises on Vossenberg (Tilburg, The Netherlands).
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1,000 delegates to attend World Potato Congress in Ireland.

1,000 delegates to attend World Potato Congress in Ireland

May 17, 2022
Over 1,000 delegates and 60 guest speakers are set to attend the World Potato Congress (WPC) at the end of the month, which is being hosted in Ireland for the first time. The 11th WPC will take place from May 30 to June 2, in Dublin’s RDS.
WPC 2022: The Changing World of the Potato.

World Potato Congress 2022: The Changing World of the Potato

April 25, 2022
The Congress Programme Committee, is delighted to announce that the Congress Programme is now available to view online.
War in Europe: NEPG notes rising production costs, continued global need for potato products

War in Europe: NEPG notes rising production costs, continued global need for potato products

March 27, 2022
Following the Russian invasion of Ukraine, potato markets have been somewhat resistant with uncertainty expected for the coming recent weeks, North-Western European Potato Growers (NEPG) says in a news release.
EUPPA Sustainability map: sustainable agriculture initiatives

European potato processors put sustainability at centre stage

March 03, 2022
The European Potato Processors’ Association (EUPPA) released a special report highlighting progress made in recent years by the sector across key areas of environmental sustainability and corporate social responsibility.

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