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Lamb Weston Reports Fiscal Second Quarter 2024 Results; Updates Fiscal Year 2024 Outlook
January 04, 2024

Lamb Weston Reports Fiscal Second Quarter 2024 Results; Updates Fiscal Year 2024 Outlook

Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: LW) has announced its results for the second quarter of fiscal 2024 and updated its full year earnings targets for fiscal 2024.
Sustainable cooperation in Brabant's potato processing industry
December 27, 2023

Joint project by the potato processing industry in Brabant (the Netherlands) focused on sustainability

Agristo, Peka Kroef, Lamb Weston and Duynie have teamed up to create a groundbreaking partnership with a view to sustainability and ecological awareness.
Iscon Balaji Foods sets up French Fries factory in Sabarkantha, Gujarat
December 21, 2023

Iscon Balaji Foods sets up the largest French Fries factory in India

Food processing company Iscon Balaji Foods Pvt Ltd (IBF) has commissioned India’s biggest French Fries plant in Gujarat.
Largest-ever Dutch TecSource Potato Blancher being installed at Farm Frites Oudenhoorn
December 11, 2023

Dutch TecSource B.V. Installs its largest ever potato blanchers at Farm Frites Oudenhoorn!

Transport, hoisting, and installation of our largest blanchers to date! The two-stage DTS blanching line at Farm Frites Oudenhoorn includes a Short-high blancher with a diameter of 2.6 meters and a length of 7 meters.
McCain Foods Continues to Drive Innovation in Agriculture with Launch of Presia Ag Insights
November 30, 2023

McCain Foods launches new subsidiary, Presia Ag Insights, focused on potato yield forecasting, harvest time optimization and enhancement of on-farm sustainability practices

McCain Foods has announced the launch of Presia Ag Insights ("Presia").
Excessive rain delays potato harvest in North-western Europe, creating new uncertainties about the total production (Courtesy: Dewulf)
November 27, 2023

Excessive rain delays potato harvest in North-western Europe, creating new uncertainties about the total production

Due to abundant rainfall, a lot of potatoes in North-western Europe (Netherlands, Belgium, Germany and France) have not yet been harvested. The lifting period was too short to get the potatoes to the stores in good conditions.
McCain Foods USA and Partners Awarded USD 6.9 Million in Federal Funds for Sustainable Potato-Growing Projects in Wisconsin and Maine
November 08, 2023

McCain Foods USA, Campbell's Awarded USD 6.9 Million for Sustainable Potato-Growing Projects in Wisconsin and Maine

McCain Foods USA was awarded USD 6.9 million in funding through the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)'s Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP)
Funcionarias apilan los productos para las cajas
November 08, 2023

Crac: la primer industria de papas pai del mundo es brasileña

En el Brasil de 1980 se construyo la primer fabrica de 'batata palha' del mundo, un producto que hoy es denominador común para el consumo de papa frita en Brasil.
Lamb Weston Celebrates the Grand Opening of Greenfield Facility in Ulanqab, Inner Mongolia, China
November 07, 2023

Lamb Weston Celebrates the Grand Opening of its new French Fry factory in Ulanqab, Inner Mongolia, China

Members of the executive team of Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc. joined with distinguished guests to celebrate the grand opening of the company’s new processing facility in Ulanqab, Inner Mongolia, China.
Latest technologies and innovations at Bem Brasil
November 04, 2023

The steady expansion of Brazilian French fry manufacturer Bem Brasil

Since 2006, Brazilian Potato processor Bem Brasil has grown from a single line to four. Built in partnership with Idaho Steel and Kiremko, Bem Brasil's fourth processing line features a capacity of 30 tons of french fries per hour
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Inaugurate the 2nd World Food India 2023, Taking Place in New Delhi from November 3-5
October 31, 2023

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Inaugurate the 2nd World Food India 2023, Taking Place in New Delhi from November 3-5

The event is expected to see a footfall of 100,000, igniting innovation, showcasing global collaboration, and positioning India as the epicenter of the future in food processing!
Potatoes, fresh from the field, bump onto a belt before being transferred to a storage shed outside of Boardman, Oregon.
October 31, 2023

Too much potatoes for French Fries in Pacific Northwest

About 5,000 loaded-down semi-trucks of really nice Northwest french-fry-making potatoes are set to plop into cattle troughs or be destroyed. Dale Lathim is the President of the Potato Marketing Association of North America
Una selección de los diferentes tipos de patatas fritas que ofrece el procesador de patatas holandés Farm Frites
October 23, 2023

Tendencias del mercado global de papas fritas

Se estima que para el 2031 el valor del mercado global de papas fritas supere los USD 92 mil millones. Esto supone un crecimiento de más del 50% con respecto a la valuación del mercado de 2021 realizada y publicada por allied market research en su estudio: "Frozen potato market".
La presencia de McCain en Colombia se consolida
October 19, 2023

La presencia de McCain en Colombia se consolida

McCain Foods llego a Colombia en el año 1996 con la compra de la fábrica de papas fritas Mekato, y cuatro años más tarde, en el año 2000, adquiere la planta de la empresa local Congelagro por USD 40 millones, haciéndose así de una moderna planta industrial capaz de suplir no solo al mercado local, sino también a los mercados regionales.
Lamb Weston product collage on white
October 08, 2023

Lamb Weston Reports Fiscal First Quarter 2024 Results; Raises Fiscal Year 2024 Outlook

Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: LW) announced its results for the first quarter of fiscal 2024 and raised its full year earnings targets for fiscal 2024.
Antti Kuusisto, chairman of Luonnosta Finland and Phil Rayner, Manager of Luonnosta UK
October 02, 2023

Luonnosta Finland Oy establishes a subsidiary in the United Kingdom

Luonnosta Finland Oy and Phil Rayner announced the establishment of Luonnosta UK Ltd. Luonnosta’s strategy for several years has been to develop international business and strengthen networks worldwide.
Grisnich receiving, cleaning and sorting plant in China
October 02, 2023

Tolsma-Grisnich supplies potato receiving, cleaning and sorting section for french fries and potato specialty plant in China

By the end of 2022, in a well-known potato growing area in China, the factory buildings were ready to be furnished with a Grisnich receiving, cleaning and sorting plant.
Author: Dr. Horia Groza, University of Wisconsin-Madison, retired
October 01, 2023

The Nutritional Power of Potato: Carbohydrates

The journalist, Ben Feller, wrote, in 2009, an interesting story titled "The President and the Potato." David Letterman hosted President Barack Obama at his talk show and offered 10 funny reasons why his guest accepted to come. But Obama stopped him, saying, "The reason I’m here? I want to see that heart-shaped potato."

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