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US government approved 3 more Simplot GMO potato types for cultivation and sale
The US federal government has given the final OK to three more types of potatoes genetically engineered by Boise’s J.R. Simplot Co. to resist Phytophthora - the pathogen that caused the Irish potato famine.
Potato Processors in Kenya contract 23,000 farmers to meet consumer demand
Some 23,000 farmers in 13 potato-producing counties in Kenya have signed contracts with various potato processing companies in the country to buy the produce to supply enough food to consumers.
McCain Foods announces an investment of £100m in its Scarborough Potato Processing Plant (United Kingdom)
McCain Foods announces an investment of £100m (USD 120m) in its Scarborough Potato Processing Plant (United Kingdom).
Municipio colombiano producirá papa para McCain
Agricultores de Samacá sembrarán 10 hectáreas de papa con mercado definido por anticipado para la multinacional canadiense McCain.
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Farm Frites' Ultimate Chip picks up Chef's Choice award
Just four months on from its launch to market, Farm Frites’ Ultimate Chip (French Fries for those outside the UK) has been awarded a coveted Chefs Choice Award.
Brazil introduces anti-dumping duty for frozen potatoes from Germany, Belgium, France and The Netherlands
Last week the Brazilian Government has decided to impose an anti-dumping duty on frozen potatoes (tariff code 2004.10.00; mostly frozen french fries) imported from Germany, Belgium, France and The Netherlands. The level and duration of the anti-dumping duties are not yet published.
Lutosa invests in Burgmetaal lifting tools to facilitate handling of VFFS bag forming shoulders
Belgian metalworking specialist Burgmetaal has installed 20 lifting systems at Lutosa to facilitate the handling and exchange of the (bag) forming shoulders for the VFFS packaging machines.
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
La mayor fábrica de papas prefritas congeladas de Brasil comprará papa argentina
Bem Brasil se prepara para la apertura de su segunda planta en el estado de Minas Gerais.
Saturday, February 11, 2017