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The secret behind our love for french fries
Research has shown that the reward center of the brain values foods high in both fat and carbohydrates - such as french fries - more than foods containing only fat or only carbs.
PepsiCo to acquire Baked Fruit and Vegetable Snacks manufacturer Bare Snacks
PepsiCo, Inc. announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Bare Foods Co. (doing business as Bare Snacks), a U.S.-based maker of baked fruit and vegetable snacks.
World Potato Congress highlights scientific advances
Tubers were the talk of the town in Cusco, Peru during the week of May 27, when the 10th World Potato Congress (WPC) and the 28th Congress of the Latin American Potato Association (ALAP) were held together for the first time.
Lanzan campaña “Imagina un Mundo sin papas”
La iniciativa invita a millones de consumidores de papa de todo el mundo a cuestionarse a imaginar sus vidas sin las papas presentes en cualquiera de sus variedades y presentaciones.
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Free-from foods: a global trend and its headache for food manufacturers
More and more consumers demand 'free-from' foods. The trend has been steadily rising over the past decade, following a global call for more natural ingredients.
Las papas son un éxito agrícola en Kenia
Los agricultores de las regiones productoras de papa en Kenia están aprendiendo a cosechar éxitos gracias a un programa financiado por USAID: Desarrollo Acelerado de la Cadena de Valor para Alimentar el Futuro (AVCD por sus siglas en inglés).
Friday, May 18, 2018
Presentan más de 200 variedades de papa en feria ecuatoriana
El evento se realizó en Julcán y tuvo como objetivo promover la activa participación de agricultores, ganaderos, artesanos y agroindustriales en temas referidos a dos sectores primordiales como la agricultura y la ganadería.
Thursday, May 17, 2018
Sterzing's Potato Chips struggling with product reformulation
Sterzing's Potato Chips reformulated its recipe to meet the deadline of the 2015 U.S. Food and Drug Administration mandate banning oils that contain trans fat. At first that didn't go too well...