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TOMRA Food Appoints Sean Slevin as Regional Sales Director for North America

February 08, 2023
TOMRA Food appoints Sean Slevin as new regional sales director for North America.
Cara Harbstreet Food and Nutrition Expert

Not Just Delicious! Potatoes are also Nutrition Powerhouse

February 08, 2023
It's the New Year, which means many of us are trying to eat better, save money and find more time in our day. Cara Harbstreet, registered dietitian and intuitive eating expert, recommends a kitchen hero that's a solution for it all: the potato!
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INIA 333 CHUGAYNA en la nueva variedad de papa con alta calidad genética para el Perú

February 07, 2023
El Instituto Nacional de Innovación Agraria (INIA) del Ministerio de Desarrollo Agrario y Riego (MIDAGRI) pone a disposición de los productores de la región de Cajamarca y todo el Perú, una nueva variedad de papa con alta calidad genética que incrementará la productividad por hectárea.
PEI Farmers destroys his potato crop by putting it through a snowblower. An estimated 250 million pounds of PEI potatoes were destroyed in 2022 due to the Federal government’s restrictions.

PEI Potato Board Seeks Removal of Export Restrictions on PEI Potatoes in the Light of IAP Report

February 06, 2023
The PEI potato industry welcomed the final report of the International Advisory Panel (IAP) on Potato Wart that was presented to industry and government on January 16, 2023.
Snack Sales Surge During Super Bowl Week

Snack Sales in the United States Surge During Super Bowl Week

February 05, 2023
Snack food sales in the United States jumped 10.5% to USD 616 million during Super Bowl Week 2022, according to new data from IRI commissioned by SNAC International (SNAC).
Mikesell's Snack Food Company adds new flavors to their lineup

Potato chip manufacturer Mikesell’s will close after producing snacks for 112 years

February 05, 2023
Mikesell’s, a snack food company based in Dayton, Ohio, has announced it will be closing after more than 100 years in business. Luke Mapp, President of Mikesell’s, thanked the community, consumers, and partners for their support over the past 112 years.
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Frito-Lay Snack Index Reveals Running Out of Snacks is Worse Than Losing the Super Bowl

Frito-Lay Snack Index: Running Out of Snacks is Worse Than Losing the Super Bowl

February 02, 2023
With Super Bowl LVII just around the corner, consumers are looking forward to not only rooting for their teams, but also enjoying their favorite snacks alongside family and friends.
Potatoes in retail

Potato retail sales in the United States on the rise: dollar sales increase 17.2% in Q4 2022

February 02, 2023
Potato retail sales in the United States increased in dollar value by 17.2% but decreased in volume sales by -1.3% from October – December 2022 compared to the same timeframe a year ago.
Dr. Bourlaye Fofana oversees plant growth in the Harrington Research Farm greenhouse on PEI.

Selenium: a booster shot for late blight prevention in potatoes

February 02, 2023
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) scientists have discovered that selenium, a micronutrient and anti-oxidant activates genes in potatoes that boosts the plant's immunity and helps in the prevention of late blight.
Cosecha de papa en Honduras

Honduras: Cosecha de papa mueve la economía en Intibucá

February 01, 2023
El cultivo de papa mueve la economía en sectores de Intibucá, con alta generación de empleos y el aporte hacia la seguridad alimentaria, destacaron productores de la zona.

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