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Sherlock Separator cleans up potatoes for processing at PEI Potato Solutions
Terrence McEachern of the Guardian spoke with Romana Roberts and Chris Hunt of PEI Potato Solutions on the Sherlock Separator they recently installed for the removal of foreign objects and defects, such as surface scabs or rot.
Sunday, February 18, 2018
Potatoes USA highlights the power of potato for athletic performance
Four experts in nutrition and athletic performance have partnered with Potatoes USA to create 13 new recipes designed to encourage active consumers to power their performance with potatoes.
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Las papas verdes no son tóxicas, según una investigación australiana
Sabine Tanios es candidata a doctorado en Tasmania y trabaja en una investigación que trata de averiguar por qué y cómo las papas desarrollan esa coloración verdosa.
Saturday, February 10, 2018
PEI Potato Solutions receives government support as the company invests in the latest sorting equipment
The Government of Canada supports the investment in a Sherlock Separator potato sorter by RWL Holdings LTD (PEI Potato Solutions), a potato washing and sorting facility to optimize potatoes for processing prior to delivery to Cavendish Farms.
Sunday, January 21, 2018
Struggling Potato Growers in Kenya turn to Contract Farming
To deal with climate pressures, potato growers in Kenya are turning to contract farming to earn more money and get better seed.
Sunday, January 14, 2018
Farmers: Ammonia gas leak from cold storage destroys potato crop in 4 villages
An ammonia gas leak from a cold storage plant near Agra (UP, India) has caused damage to potato crops across four nearby villages, affecting some 500 farmers in the area.
Wednesday, January 3, 2018
Experimental potato delivers bounty of vitamin A and E
An experimental 'golden' potato has the potential to provide as much as 42 percent of a child’s recommended daily intake of vitamin A and 34 percent of a child’s recommended intake of vitamin E, according to a study co-led at The Ohio State University.
Cargill introduces a new high oleic canola oil with 35% lower saturated fat for foodservice.
Cargill introduces a new non-GMO high-oleic canola oil with a 35% lower saturated fat for foodservice. Herbicide tolerance (GMO) is available as an option (!!)
Tuesday, December 19, 2017