Interpom 2021: Lets reconnect the potato chain!
October 14, 2021
After more than 2 years, the first major international meeting platform for the potato chain will finally see the light of day: on Sunday 28, 29, and 30 November 2021, INTERPOM will be opening its doors in Kortrijk Xpo. At last, the potato professionals will be able to meet each other again!
Wendy's introduces 'Hot & Crispy Guarantee' for its french fries in the United States
October 13, 2021
Wendy's is taking a stand against cold and soggy fry disappointment from industry competitors with the introduction of a new Hot and Crispy Fry Guarantee. Reinvented Hot and Crispy Fries are a cut above the competition, preferred nearly 2:1 to McDonald's French Fries in a national taste test
KFC Japan suspends French fry sales as global logistics breaks down
October 12, 2021
No doubt the mouths of KFC fans were watering as they made their way to the chain’s branches in Japan last weekend. Unfortunately, many of them had to walk away with less than the full fried satisfaction they’d been hoping when they found out KFC ran out of French fries.
McCain Foods Tasmania installs Pulsemaster PEF-tech innovation, reduces water use by more than 100,000 litres per day
October 09, 2021
McCain Foods has installed proprietary world-leading technology in the form of a Pulsed Electric Field (PEF) generator, as part of the company’s latest upgrade to its Smithton plant in Tasmania.
Vegetable and Potato Processing Research center VEG-i-TEC opens its doors
October 07, 2021
A lot of water, energy and nutrition is lost during the processing of vegetables and potatoes. Scientists from Ghent University, together with partners Flanders' FOOD, Howest, VITO and Vlakwa, are therefore reviewing the processing process from A to Z in the VEG-i-TEC research center.
World Potato Congress 2022 (WPC2022) Call for Abstracts
October 06, 2021
The call for abstract submission for WPC 2022 is now open and authors are encouraged to submit their abstract online for consideration. Deadline for Oral Submissions: 30th November 2021. Deadline for Poster Submission: 15th February 2022.