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Aviko announced a €200m investment to add extra potato processing capacity
Aviko, one of the top potato processing companies in Europe, plans to invest € 200 million (USD 210 million) in new and existing production plants.
McDonald's Japan adds French Fry flavor based on nostalgic student snack
Starting next week, McDonald’s Japan will offer daigaku imo French fries. Daigaku Imo litterally means “college potato”. It is a popular sweet potato snack with a sweet sauce, and allegedly gets its unusual name from being a hit with cash-strapped students looking for a cheap yet tasty bite.
Cosun Potato Processing activities (Aviko) make up for decline in sugar
Royal Cosun announces an increase in its profit for 2016 in comparison with 2015. The projected decline in the profit on sugar was offset by firmer results on other activities, especially potatoes.
Aardappeltelers voorzien het komende seizoen een tekort aan pootgoed
Volgens bronnen binnen de NEPG (North-Western European Potato Growers) zou de eerder verwachte areaaluitbreiding, als gevolg van een tekort aan pootgoed, minder zijn dan eerder verwacht.
Wednesday, February 8, 2017
Lamb Weston plans job fair as Richland's additional French Fry line takes shape
As construction advances on Lamb Weston’s new french fry line in Richland, Washington, the US-based potato processing giant is preparing to hire workers.
Farm Frites launches Extra - the newest crunch in town...
Potato grower and manufacturer Farm Frites is launching Extra – a range to satisfy the demand for crispy, coated, tasty chips with greater heat retention.
McCain Foods Scarborough plans to outsource cold and dry storage needs
McCain Foods (GB) Scarborough has informed its employees it plans to outsource its cold and dry storage needs, putting 74 jobs at risk as a result of closing the current on-site storage.
Lutosa plans the addition of a new French Fry line in Leuze-en Hainaut
Belgian Potato Processing company Lutosa, a subsidiary of McCain Foods, plans the construction of a new french fry line in Leuze-en-Hainaut. The line is expected to be operational early in 2018