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The absence of potato chips from shelves may force a rethink of Christmas plans.

Australian supermarket Coles introduces purchase limit on frozen potato chips (French Fries) due to shortage

December 20, 2022
Australian supermarket Coles introduces purchase limit on frozen potato chips (French Fries) due to shortage
U.S. Potato Exports

United States potato export value increases as demand rebounds

December 17, 2022
Across the globe, restaurants are back to operating at normal capacity, borders are opening for tourism, and many consumers are looking for high-quality, nutritious food options, all leading to strong demand for US potatoes.
What Do Consumers Really Think About Restaurant Sustainability?

What Do Consumers Really Think About Restaurant Sustainability?

December 14, 2022
In a recent newsletter, Simplot addresses Restaurant Sustainability. Datassential reports that restaurants are moving swiftly to adopt more sustainable business practices. But do their customers even care?
Eamonn Cullen, Marketing Manager Peeling at TOMRA Food

How the best steam peelers can significantly reduce food waste on vegetable processing lines

December 11, 2022
Food waste is financial waste, yet when processing lines peel vegetables, they often let huge amounts of raw material get thrown away. Food losses can be as high as 30% during mechanical peeling and 20% with low-tech steam peelers.
Potatoes

Potatoes Can Be Part of a Healthy Diet

December 05, 2022
When we think of healthy vegetables, we don't think of potatoes, but we should. Potatoes have developed a reputation for causing weight gain and an increased risk for type 2 diabetes, but new research suggests they do not.
Retail Sales from July 1, 2018 - September 30, 2022 (USD)

US Retail Sales Soared for Potatoes July-September 2022

December 03, 2022
US Potato retail sales increased in dollar sales by 17.8% but decreased in volume sales by 2.1% from July - September 2022 compared to the same timeframe a year ago. Despite a small decrease in volume sales.
McCain sets decarbonisation milestone in Timaru plant

Potato processor McCain Foods sets decarbonisation milestone in Timaru plant (New Zealand)

December 02, 2022
Timaru’s McCain vegetable processing factory in New Zealand is now producing french fries using a boiler system powered by woodchips instead of coal, seeking to minimise waste by 20 per cent.
Mccain opticak sorter from Haith

McCain Foods invests GBP 2.5m (USD 3m) in an optical sorter for seed potato grading

December 02, 2022
Frozen potato giant McCain is investing GBP 2.5 million in its site in Montrose, Scotland, to install a new optical sorting seed potato grading system.
Interpom 2022 Select (Dewulf)

Potato sector gets together en masse for record-breaking edition of Interpom attracting 20,254 visitors

December 02, 2022
Over the past few days, a large number of people involved in the potato sector attended this record-breaking edition of Interpom held in Kortrijk Xpo (B).
Fluvius brings extra power to fast-growing Agristo Wielsbeke

More electrical power for fast-growing potato processor Agristo Wielsbeke

November 24, 2022
In recent weeks, power network company Fluvius has carried out important construction works near the West Flemish producer of potato products Agristo in Wielsbeke.

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