News On French Fries and Potato Specialties from Philippines

Potato Corner CEO shares secrets to food cart success
August 10, 2017

Potato Corner CEO shares secrets to food cart success

Potato Corner CEO Joe Magsaysay shares the secret behind the french fries brand that he built into a global franchise business with annual sales of P1 billion (almost 20 million USD).
Food cart business Potato Corner sets sales record of P1 billion (>21 million USD)
March 10, 2016

Food cart business Potato Corner sets sales record of P1 billion (>21 million USD)

Last year was a banner year for Manila (Phillipines) -based food cart business Potato Corner after it hit over P1 billion (21.3 million USD) in sales, a record in the company's 23-year history.
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November 07, 2012

Filippino firm Potato Corner planning big expansion in the US

Filippino-owned flavored French fries retailer Potato Corner is planning to expand in the US from the current 13 to as many as 1,000 stores in the next five to seven years.
August 10, 2011

Dutch eye potato opportunities in the Philippines

Many Dutch businessmen are starting to show an interest in agriculture in the Philippines. This sudden interest marks the success of the Philippine Netherlands Business Council or PNBC’s working luncheon where it showcased the richness or potential we...
December 21, 2009

USPB treats relations in the Phillipines on potato filled menu

The United States Potato Board (USPB) Philippine Representative Office organized a Thanksgiving Dinner for its trade partners and media who have been supportive of US frozen potato products and events over the past several years. The dinner was held at...
June 14, 2009

Phillipine potato growers looking towards french fries

It is still an uphill climb for Benguet’s potato growers (Phillipines) who hope to clinch a niché in the lucrative French fries industry. The province produces most of the country’s supply of potatoes. It is there where the best varieties are grown. An...
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November 02, 2007

Potato and potato products in the Phillipines

In the Philippines, potato is consumed as a vegetable and occasionally as a snack item. It is ideally cooked with meat, often as a meat extender in recipes such as “adobo,” “egado,” curry, and “lumpia.” There are about 12 Philippine companies that prod...
September 23, 2007

Potato varieties for Processing identified in the Phillipines

After five years of field trials, root crop experts at Benguet State University (BSU) in the Phillipines  said Benguet farmers could now plant four new potato varieties which possess the desired dry matter content required by fast-food chains to make ...


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