News On French Fries and Potato Specialties
Lamb Weston Holdings Agrees to Acquire Remaining Interest in European Joint Venture Lamb-Weston/Meijer
October 22, 2022
Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: LW) has announced it has entered into an agreement to purchase the remaining equity interests in its European joint venture Lamb Weston Meijer
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.
Lamb Weston Reports Fiscal First Quarter 2023 Results; Reaffirms Fiscal Year 2023 Outlook
October 09, 2022
Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: LW) announced its fiscal first quarter 2023 results and reaffirmed its fiscal 2023 outlook.
Simplot Selects Graham Dugdale to Lead its New Global Foods business group
October 07, 2022
The J.R. Simplot Company has named Graham Dugdale president of its newly formed Global Foods business group. Dugdale previously led Simplot Australia and will now assume the role of merging that business group with Simplot International Food Group
Trends in palletising and handling logistics of frozen food
October 06, 2022
The European Frozen Food business is reported to be in excess of €75 billion and all indications are of strong continued growth across all the markets. The vast majority of those products, together with those in the Chilled Foods sector
Potatoes New Zealand: Frozen Potatoes Trade Report September 2022
September 30, 2022
Exports of frozen fries from Belgium and the Netherlands to New Zealand have more than doubled in the quarter ending July 2022. These exports will be arriving presently, given shipping lead-times.
Reser’s Fine Foods opens new state-of-the-art potato processing plant in Pasco, Washington
September 27, 2022
A new Reser’s Fine Foods plant in Pasco is a testament to how the company, which started in a farmhouse kitchen, became one of the most successful private businesses in the country.
US Retail consumers spent more on potatoes
September 26, 2022
US Potato retail sales increased in dollar sales but decreased in volume sales from July 2021 - June 2022, compared to the same timeframe a year ago. As consumer prices increased by 10.5%, retail dollar sales increased by 5.7%.
McCain Foods expands vegetable appetizer portfolio with Scelta Products acquisition
September 14, 2022
McCain Foods has acquired Scelta Products, adding the Netherlands-based producer of frozen foods to its growing family of delicious, prepared vegetable appetizer product offerings.
Is potato your business? Plan and register for Interpom 2022: November 27-29 in Kortrijk Xpo, Belgium
September 14, 2022
This year, INTERPOM, the leading trade fair for the entire potato chain, will be held on 27, 28 and 29 November 2022 in Kortrijk Xpo (Belgium).