Angie's BOOMCHICKAPOP Adds White Cheddar Puffs and Sea Salt Air-Popped Popcorn to its Growing Snack Portfolio
March 26, 2019
Angie's BOOMCHICKAPOP, a brand of Conagra Brands, Inc. (NYSE: CAG), is introducing two new snacks in the United States: Sea Salt Air-Popped Popcorn and White Cheddar Puffs.
FAO Food Price Index up in February 2019
March 19, 2019
The FAO Food Price Index (FFPI) averaged 167.5 points in February 2019, up 2.7 points (1.7 percent) from January.
Ingredion acquires potato starch manufacturer Western Polymer
March 03, 2019
Ingredient supplier Ingredion Incorporated has acquired the operations of Western Polymer, a company focused on the production of native and modified potato starches for food and industrial applications
Peruvian farmers get help from Belgium to save traditional potato product from climate change
February 26, 2019
Three Belgian organisations, ILVO, HOGENT and TRIAS help a local Peruvian agricultural cooperative and university to optimize the semi-industrial production of their traditional tuntas - white freeze-dried potatoes (Chuño)
European interest in starch potato protein
February 26, 2019
A large delegation from the European Parliament paid a visit to Avebe's high-tech vegetable protein plant in Gasselternijveen.
Starch Europe disappointed with extension of anti-dumping duties on exports of EU potato Starch to China
February 20, 2019
Starch Europe has issued a statement on the recent decision of the Chinese Minister of Commerce to extend the anti-dumping duties on exports of EU potato starch to China for another 5 years.
The FAO Food Price Index started the new year on firmer ground
February 09, 2019
The FAO Food Price Index (FFPI) averaged 164.8 points in January 2019, up almost 3 points (1.8 percent) from December 2018 but still 3.7 points (2.2 percent) below the corresponding month last year.
McCain Foods USA to close Colton frozen vegetables plant
January 31, 2019
McCain Foods USA announced the closure of its production plant in Colton, California, laying off about 100 workers. The processing facility produces roasted, caramelized and sauteed frozen fruits and vegetables.
FAO Food Price Index (FFPI) nearly unchanged in December 2018
January 15, 2019
The FAO Food Price Index (FFPI) averaged 161.7 points in December 2018, nearly unchanged from its November value as lower dairy and sugar quotations were largely offset by firmer cereal prices and somewhat higher prices of meat and oils.
Guardian switches to potato starch wrapping
January 13, 2019
Readers of The Guardian newspaper in the United Kingdom have been opening their weekend paper to find supplements wrapped in a compostable material made from potato starch.
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