Top Food and Beverage Trends for 2016
November 23, 2015
The 'clean eating' trend has inspired a back to basics approach in product development and is an overarching theme in Innova Market Insights' Top Ten Trends list for 2016.
See Key Technology's new VERYX Digital Sorting Platform at Fruit Logistica
November 16, 2015
Key Technology introduces the all-new VERYX™ digital sorting platform to the European food processing industry at Fruit Logistica
Cadmium resistant line of potatoes in development by University of Canterbury
November 12, 2015
University of Canterbury researchers have developed potato plants that are potentially resistant to cadmium, a highly toxic metal found in soil which is harmful to crops and can contribute to health issues in humans. End goal is to develop cadmium free potatoes.
Major US project to improve potato production in Bangladesh and Indonesia led by University of Michigan
November 11, 2015
The US Agency for International Development has awarded Michigan State University (MSU) a $5.8 million cooperative agreement to improve potato production in Bangladesh and Indonesia. Additional partners include the University of Minnesota and J.R. Simplot as well as in-country partners in both Bangladesh and Indonesia.
Fire at Kettle Foods Beloit limited to fryer vat
November 04, 2015
A fire in a centrifugal cooking vat in the Kettle Foods potato chips factory in Beloit caused no injuries but about USD 170.000 damage in contents
Special Bakers Yeast shows potential to reduce acrylamide in potato products
November 03, 2015
Renaissance Ingredients Inc. shows the results of its in-house, laboratory-scale analysis of the efficacy of its non-GMO acrylamide-reducing baker’s yeast for applications in the potato industry.
Herr's issued Recall of Select Bags of 1.875 oz. Sour Cream and Onion Potato Chips with Packaging Error
October 29, 2015
Herr Foods Inc. has initiated a voluntary recall of certain bags of its 1.875 oz. Sour Cream and Onion Potato Chip due to a packaging error that incorrectly states that the product is gluten free.
Researchers turn potato processing waste into eco-friendly plastic films
October 28, 2015
Researchers of the University of Alberta offer a green alternative to petroleum-based plastics used in food packaging by turning potato byproducts into eco-friendly plastic films
Innovación para mejorar la agricultura y la nutrición (Video)
October 17, 2015
Este video ilustra la experiencia de IssAndes, un proyecto de desarrollo del Centro Internacional de la Papa (CIP), que promovió la innovación para la seguridad alimentaria y nutricional en las tierras altas andinas.
Científico chileno explica cómo serán las papas del futuro
September 29, 2015
El cambio climático y el aumento de la población mundial prevén una progresiva escasez de alimentos dentro de las próximas décadas. Frente a este escenario, el experto en mejoramiento genético Julio Klazich asegura que las papas del futuro tendrán una mejor calidad nutricional, formas y colores más atractivos, tolerarán mejor la sequía y las enfermedades, y serán menos dependientes de los agroquímicos.