Michael Family Farms launches new website to help educate consumers on products
April 22, 2020
Studies show that 70-80% of people research a company online before making a purchase. Shoppers search to find information about their potential food purchases in addition to the companies that produce it and what they stand for.
New Book to guide Potato Research and Development
December 23, 2019
The International Potato Center has published an open source book on potato research: 'The potato crop: its agricultural, nutritional and social contribution to humankind'.
Great Lakes Potato Chip Co offers Purple Blackberry potato chips for its 10 year anniversary
December 10, 2019
If you are living in Michigan or nearby, Purple potato chips could be on shelves at a grocery store near you this holiday season, thanks to a collaboration between Michigan State University researchers and Traverse City-based Great Lakes Potato Chip Co.
Clinical trial to focus on benefits of potato based resistant starch for healthy kidneys
December 03, 2019
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
Purple Power: 7 Benefits of Purple Potatoes
November 26, 2019
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.
Potato as effective as carbohydrate gels for boosting athletic performance, study finds
October 23, 2019
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.
The 'best before' dates for Calbee Inc.'s bagged potato chip products will be extended by two months starting October.
June 03, 2019
Major Japanese snack-maker Calbee Inc. said Thursday that it will extend the 'best before' date for its potato chip products by two months.
NC State grew the North Carolina sweet potato industry into a global powerhouse.(Courtesy: Bill Krueger / NC State University)
May 06, 2019
NC State grew the North Carolina sweet potato industry into a global powerhouse. Now we're leading the effort to breed sweet potatoes that could provide economic opportunities and better nutrition for people in African countries. (Courtesy: Bill Krueger)
United Kingdom Potato Sales up to 2.2 million tonnes
December 21, 2018
Shoppers in the United Kingdom bought 1.4 per cent more fresh potatoes this year compared to last year and 3 per cent more than in 2015, new data shows.
Pepsico bets on Kurkure plus local flavours to crack the Indian snack market
October 07, 2018
Despite being an early bird in branded packaged snacks, PepsiCo India faces tough competition in this category. The company bets on its Kurkure brand combined with local flavors to keep up with the competition.
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