Pepsico becomes major shareholder in Ethiopian Potato Chips company Senselet
January 12, 2020
PepsiCo joins Veris as a major shareholder in Senselet Food Processing Plc in Ethiopia. Senselet, founded in 2015, today has a leading market position in Ethiopia with its SUN Chips brand that is being produced from locally sourced potatoes.
New joint venture of Agrico and S.V. Agri to offer high quality seed potatoes in India
January 09, 2020
A famous farmers' cooperative in Holland joins hands with Pune-based potato supply chain S.V. Agri to develop and produce high-yield varieties uniquely suitable for Indian conditions.
Key Technology acquires Herbert Solutions, expanding its potato processing equipment portfolio
January 08, 2020
Key Technology, a leading global designer and manufacturer of digital sorting, inspection, conveying and other processing equipment, has acquired Herbert Solutions, enhancing its portfolio of potato and vegetable equipment solutions.
Simplot strengthens agricultural retail presence with acquisition of Pinnacle Agriculture
December 03, 2019
The combined complementary footprint of Simplot Grower Solutions and Pinnacle stores will grow to more than 200 locations across North America.
Albert Bartlett Buys 40% Stake in Frozen Food Brand Kiddyum
December 03, 2019
Manchester-based frozen food brand for children Kiddyum has sold a 40% stake to Albert Bartlett, a grower and packer of potatoes reports BusinessLive.
Pepsico expands Better-For-You snacks portfolio by acquisition of BFY Brands
December 02, 2019
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)
Climate FieldView Partnership with CLAAS Brings Bayer Data Science to More Farms
November 21, 2019
CLAAS announced a global partnership with The Climate Corporation, Bayer’s digital farming arm, and its industry-leading FieldView™ digital farming platform.
After backing out of an original offer entirely, the Oregon Potato Company now offers to purchase a single NORPAC facility
November 17, 2019
US Farmer cooperative NORPAC Foods filed a motion in bankruptcy court Friday afternoon to sell its Quincy, Washington, plant for USD 93.5 million to Oregon Potato Company.
Tolsma-Grisnich has a new dealership in Spain
November 12, 2019
As of August 1, 2019 Tolsma-Grisnich, with residence in Emmeloord, the Netherlands has started a cooperation with José Bernad Refrigeration, with residence in Albacete, Spain, to explore the Spanish Agrofood market.
Conagra Brands Completes Divestiture Of Direct-Store-Delivery Model Snacks Business To Utz Quality Foods, LLC
October 23, 2019
Conagra Brands, Inc. (CAG) announced that it has completed the divestiture of the portion of its snacks business that operates under a Direct-Store-Delivery (DSD) model to Utz Quality Foods, LLC.