News on Health and Nutrition
World Potato Congress Webinar: Fostering Potato Partnerships for Food Security
November 26, 2023World Potato Congress Inc. is pleased to present the Webinar: "Declaration of Dublin and the World Potato Congress, Fostering Potato Partnerships for Food Security"
PepsiCo sets goals to further reduce sodium and deliver more diverse ingredients in convenient foods portfolio
November 26, 2023PepsiCo, Inc. unveiled new nutrition goals under its strategic transformation, PepsiCo Positive (pep+). The objectives focus on reducing sodium and enhancing nutritional value in consumer-preferred foods.
Agrico and SeedNL offer inspiring Symposium on Food Systems Transformation
November 13, 2023During the international symposium Food Systems Transformation, experts advocated for a more strategic and long-term vision on providing food security and the need for transformation of current food systems.
TOMRA Food wins International FoodTec Award for foreign material identification
November 02, 2023The foreign material identification accuracy of TOMRA Food's sorting and grading solutions has won a prestigious International FoodTec Award for 'using artificial intelligence and cloud technology to improve food safety, quality, and traceability while increasing process efficiency'.
Partnership for Sustainable Growth: Nordic Investor Alder Joins Forces with Insort to Revolutionize the Food Industry
November 01, 2023Nordic financial investor Alder, focused on investing in technology companies that drive sustainable solutions, joins them, Insort, the expert in high-tech imaging solutions for the food industry, as an investor.
Canadian Produce Marketing Association (CPMA) reacts to the measures proposed by the government of Canada to stabilize food prices
October 17, 2023Canadian Produce Marketing Association (CPMA) recognizes the attempt by the federal government of Canada to alleviate the impact of rising food prices in Canada via the October 5th announcement.
The Nutritional Power of Potato: Carbohydrates
October 01, 2023The journalist, Ben Feller, wrote, in 2009, an interesting story titled "The President and the Potato." David Letterman hosted President Barack Obama at his talk show and offered 10 funny reasons why his guest accepted to come. But Obama stopped him, saying, "The reason I’m here? I want to see that heart-shaped potato."
Capabilities of modern sorters illustrated with a toxic weeds challenge for green vegetables.
September 08, 2023Toxic datura and nightshade weeds are more often harvested with crops such as green beans and baby leaf spinach, with the risk of getting into the final product. Today, advanced sorting technology is capable to deal with these challenges
World Potato Congress Receives Invitation to Deliver Address During the 43rd Session of the FAO Conference in Rome
August 16, 2023Earlier in July, the World Potato Congress was honored to receive an invitation to deliver an address during the 43rd session of the FAO Conference in Rome, Italy.
Paving the way for a robust and vibrant seed potato sector in Tanzania
July 18, 2023Tanzania and the Netherlands have agreed to collaborate on developing a joint roadmap for the thriving seed potato ecosystem.