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Health and Nutrition

Clinical trial to focus on benefits of potato based resistant starch for healthy kidneys
A study initiated at the University of Manitoba will look into the potential benefits of the consumption of (potato-based) resistant starch on renal (kidneys) health
Tuesday, December 3, 2019
Pepsico expands Better-For-You snacks portfolio by acquisition of BFY Brands
BFY Brands, Inc., the snack company which makes PopCorners® and other better-for-you snacks, and Permira, the global private equity firm, today announced that BFY has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ: PEP)
Purple Power: 7 Benefits of Purple Potatoes
Purple potatoes are the eye-catching gems of the potato aisle. Like other members of the potato family (Solanum tuberosum), they come from a tuber plant native to the Andes mountain region in South America.
Tuesday, November 26, 2019
Potandon to focus on rebranding as the healthy potato company
The focus for Potandon Produce LLC at the New York Produce Show this year will be on the health benefits of potatoes, and particularly of some of Potandon’s proprietary products.
Potato as effective as carbohydrate gels for boosting athletic performance, study finds
Consuming potato puree during prolonged exercise works just as well as a commercial carbohydrate gel in sustaining blood glucose levels and boosting performance in trained athletes, scientists report.
tna co-founders appointed to Australian Society of Honour
Nadia & Alf Taylor, co-founders of tna, a leading food processing and packaging solutions provider located in Sydney, Australia, were presented with insignias commemorating their appointment as Members (AM) of the Order of Australia.
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Made for sorting potatoes by the grower: the new TOMRA 3A improves on the FPS
TOMRA Sorting Food has introduced the TOMRA 3A sensor-based sorting machine for freshly harvested root crops, offering potato growers unrivalled sorting capabilities, dependability, and affordability.
Friday, September 6, 2019
Bühler calls on industry to act now for a sustainable future
The world faces urgent challenges in the coming decades as climate change and a growing population make many of our current systems of production unsustainable.
Thursday, September 5, 2019