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Proffesor Lyu Dianqiu directing the research team.
January 24, 2024

China: developments in new technology for virus detection in just 5 minutes

China develops a new method for detecting viruses in potatoes capable of providing results in just 5 minutes.
Rob Sears hopes his bioengineered potato radiation sensors will open the door to future innovations in organic technology. Image courtesy UTIA.
November 29, 2023

UTIA PhD Student Bioengineers Potato Plant to Detect Gamma Radiation

PhD student Rob Sears engineered the potato plant, also known as a phytosensor, to indicate high radiation levels through changing leaf fluorescence.
Wayne Mansfield Mash production manager at Branston
October 19, 2023

UK potato supplier Branston to open state-of-the-art facility for mashed potato spring 2024

United Kingdom potato supplier Branston has announced it is opening a mashed potato facility to produce and supply leading UK supermarkets with the prepared family favourite starting in spring 2024.
October 18, 2023

Royal HZPC Group's growth and stability in financial year 2022/2023

For financial year 2022/2023, potato breeder Royal HZPC Group B.V. reports substantial growth in sales. Gerard Backx, CEO Royal HZPC Group B.V., underlines that the important growth in volume, is mainly in Asia and America.
Potato fried, dining appetizer
September 30, 2023

EnWave Signs Commercial License Agreement with Michael Foods

EnWave Corporation announced that it has signed a commercial royalty-bearing license (the "License") with Michael Foods, a subsidiary of Post Holdings and a leading American multi-billion-dollar supplier of foodservice, food ingredient and retail offerings.
Dairy free DUG Potato Drink - Use as Milk
September 12, 2023

'DUG potato drink' challenges milk around the world with partnerships in China, Germany, Italy, Japan, and Poland

Veg of Lund continued its international expansion plans and launched the DUG brand plant-based milk in Germany, Poland, Japan, and Italy.
Idahoan® Mashed Potatoes Seasoned with Hidden Valley® Original Ranch®
August 16, 2023

Idahoan® Foods launches shredded potatoes with Bold flavors including Hidden Valley® Original Ranch®

Idahoan® Foods – the leading producer of quality, packaged potato products in the U.S.– expands its portfolio with the launch of Idahoan® Potato Shreds.
Fresh Potato Retail Sales FY23
August 06, 2023

United States Potato Retail Sales See Double-Digit Increases July 2022 – June 2023

United States retail dollar sales of potatoes increased 16.8% July 2022 – June 2023, which closed with a strong quarter (April – June 2023) that saw retail dollar sales growth of 14.5% compared to the same period last year.
Veg of Lund’s potato based drink DUG®
July 10, 2023

Veg of Lund signs letter of intent to sell its DUG potato based dairy alternatives in China

Veg of Lund has signed a Letter of Intent with Haofood Shanghai Food Technology Co., Ltd. The companies will cooperate with the common goal of selling, marketing and distributing Veg of Lund’s products - potato based dairy alternatives - under the DUG® brand in China early in 2024.
Veg of lund receives a Swedish patent protecting the company's plant-based ice cream
May 27, 2023

Potato-based ice cream: Veg of Lund receives a patent for the company's ice cream

The Swedish Intellectual Property Office (PRV) has notified Veg of Lund AB that the authority intends to approve the patent application SE 2250375-9 which defines the company’s unique vegetable ice cream alternative.
Serial entrepreneur carves a niche with potato processor
April 03, 2023

Serial entrepreneur carves a niche with potato processor

The potato value chain has been the main pain point for Kenyan farmers for decades now. After a bumper harvest, thousands of tonnes go to waste. And this is where Wedgehut Foods carved a niche.
Veg of Lund’s Potato Milk Drinks Make Foray into UK, Germany, and Switzerland
February 28, 2023

Veg of Lund’s DUG Potato Milk Drinks Make Foray into UK, Germany, and Switzerland

The Nasdaq-listed company aims at expanding into Asian and European markets with its DUG brand potato milk products in the near future.
Innovative plant based cheese made from potatoes: different, tasty, and healthy!
January 29, 2023

New: Dutch potato processor Aviko launches cheese made from potatoes: different, tasty, and healthy!

Dutch Potato Processor Aviko launches Potato Cheezz, a plant based product that looks like cheese, tastes like cheese, and has a similar texture to cheese. And totally on trend, as plant-based products are animal-friendly, environmentally friendly, and healthy.
The benefits of potato ingredients in pet food.
October 19, 2022

The benefits of potato ingredients in pet food

Duynie Ingredients is part of Duynie Group. Europe’s largest company active in the valorisation of co-products. Within Duynie Group, they have more than 50 years of experience in taking care of potato products.
Danish Potato Farmers Tour Angus.
June 05, 2022

Danish Potato Farmers Tour Angus

Members of a Danish farmers co-operative experienced a packed 3-day tour of the Angus potato industry recently.
New Opportunities for Potato Farmers in Uganda, as Factory Opens in Kabale.
April 25, 2022

New Opportunities for Potato Farmers in Uganda, as Factory Opens in Kabale

Potato farmers in Kabale District, Uganda are elated following the commissioning of Muhingi Products Factory which is hoped to create added value addition for both sweet potato and Irish potato produce.
Dale Clemiss new Chief Executive Officer of Idahoan Foods
February 13, 2022

Idahoan Foods, LLC. Appoints Dale Clemiss as Chief Executive Officer

Idahoan Foods, LLC. announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Dale Clemiss as Chief Executive Officer effective March 7, 2022.
Hybricol Food Technologies last concept
January 17, 2022

Hybricol Food Technologies presents new product concept: baked potato sausages

Hybricol, a Dutch company active in the food ingredients business, shared a concept shaped potato product with PotatoPro: baked potato sausages.
PEI based Salad Company, Johnston’s Encourages Canadians to Support Local PEI Potato Farmers in Response to Recent Export Ban
December 01, 2021

PEI based Salad Company Encourages Canadians to Support PEI Potato Farmers in Response to US Export Ban

With its roots firmly planted on PEI soil for over 74 years, Johnston’s Homestyle proudly supports local farmers while they face challenges during supply chain restrictions.
A state-of-the-art manufacturer of an assortment of cooked potato products is being established in Central Europe.
November 07, 2021

A state-of-the-art manufacturer of vacuum-packed, cooked potato products is being established in Central Europe.

In Slovakia, Liptovská food company, has launched its state-of-the-art production. This is a unique and the most modern hi-tech concept for the processing and production of potatoes.
'The Simple Root' launches dairy alternative in the UK with McCain Foods backing
September 24, 2021

'The Simple Root' launches dairy alternative in the UK with McCain Foods backing

The Simple Root uses unique IP technology developed in partnership with McCain Foods to create the taste and texture of dairy using root vegetables, herbs, and spices, and is a key addition to McCain’s continued investment in innovation
Macfrut: Romagnoli F.lli and McCain present the new CelaVita ready-to-eat potatoes
September 19, 2021

Macfrut: Romagnoli F.lli and McCain present the new CelaVita ready-to-eat potatoes

Romagnoli F.lli and McCain, a worldwide leader in the production of frozen potatoes, unveiled two new premium products for the retail channel at Macfrut – Spicchi al naturale and Mini patate bio – by the CêlaVíta brand
Dug Potato Milk
September 05, 2021

Is potato milk the most sustainable dairy alternative yet?

There’s no escaping plant-based milk in the 21st century. In the United Kingdom, nearly a quarter of British people now consume plant-based milk. Entering into this market is a new plant-based milk, claiming to be the most sustainable dairy alternative yet: potato milk.
Juprog, Perú: Productores Lanzan La Marca Misha de Productos Derivados de La Papa Huayro.
August 24, 2021

Juprog, Perú: Productores Lanzan La Marca Misha de Productos Derivados de La Papa Huayro

Gracias al apoyo de Antamina los productores organizados de la localidad de Juprog, realizaron el lanzamiento de Misha, la marca de productos derivados de papa Huayro, nativa de esta localidad peruana.
Chase Distillery has reached an agreement to be acquired by Diageo
November 03, 2020

Chase Distillery has reached an agreement to be acquired by Diageo

Chase Distillery has reached an agreement to be acquired by Diageo, accelerating its mission to champion field to bottle spirits made sustainably on our farm in Herefordshire.
Emsland Group invests over 33.9 million euros in a new plant for drying and modification of potato and pea starch: Project WaltrAut - Construction is on Schedule
September 22, 2020

Emsland Group invests over 33.9 million euros in a new plant for drying and modification of potato starch

In the past few months, a lot has happened at the Emsland Group's headquarters in Emlichheim. The construction of a new plant for drying and modification of potato and pea starch is progressing rapidly.
Cosun potato processing subsidiary Aviko posts highest operating profit ever
February 13, 2020

Cosun potato processing subsidiary Aviko posts highest operating profit ever

Cosun booked a considerably better group result in 2019 than in 2018. Cosun's potato processing subsidiary Aviko contributed strongly to this result as the manufacturer of fries and potato products achieved its highest operating profit ever
Boyd & Blair Potato Vodka Ranked Top Vodka in Inaugural Ultimate Spirits Challenge Top 100 Spirits List
January 23, 2020

Boyd & Blair Potato Vodka Ranked Top Vodka in Inaugural Ultimate Spirits Challenge Top 100 Spirits List

Pennsylvania Pure Distilleries announced today that its multiple award-winning spirit, Boyd & Blair Potato Vodka, has been ranked as the top vodka in the inaugural Ultimate Spirits Challenge Top 100 Spirits list.
From chips to cheers: Montreal company makes gin from potato scraps
December 27, 2019

From chips to cheers: Montreal company makes gin from potato scraps

After tackling upcycled juice and beer, Loop has now launched a lime-and-ginger gin. The Quebec gin was launched in December, just ahead of the holiday season.
Sardinian mountain potatoes now served in chocolate
October 08, 2019

Sardinian mountain potatoes now served in chocolate

Mp Sardinia produces potatoes in a territory that is not exactly ideal, as there are great temperature changes between night and day (15-40°C) and an unusual height for the cultivation of this tuber.
Kiremko delivers 5 ton potato pasteurization line to Agrofirma KRiMM in Russia
September 20, 2019

Kiremko delivers 5 ton potato pasteurization line to Agrofirma KRiMM in Russia

Together with its partners, Equipment Manufacturer Kiremko delivered and installed a complete potato processing line capable of producing a variety of pasteurized potato products.
El secreto de la tortilla de patata ganadora
August 15, 2019

El secreto de la tortilla de patata ganadora

229 cocineros se animaron a participar en el certamen que organiza 'Contigo en la playa'
Peruvian farmers get help from Belgium to save traditional potato product from climate change
February 26, 2019

Peruvian farmers get help from Belgium to save traditional potato product from climate change

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)
Potato-based skincare line launches in China - and is coming to the US next year.
December 06, 2018

Potato-based skincare line Pototaly launches in China - and is coming to the US next year.

Pototaly, a potato-based organic skincare brand is founded by Yiwen Hao. She is very familiar with potatoes, as her family business is Landun Xumei Foods, a large farm-to-factory producer of potatoes that does everything from processing to delivery.
Scotland's first minister present at opening Albert Bartlett chilled potato plant
December 04, 2018

Scotland's first minister present at opening Albert Bartlett chilled potato plant

Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon helped to formally open Albert Bartlett’s new £17m chilled potato plant last month.
Ingredion launches Potex potato fibers in partnership with Lyckeby
November 13, 2018

Ingredion launches Potex potato fibers in partnership with Lyckeby

Food Ingredient company Ingredion has introduced a new clean label potato fibre to its portfolio in order to bring increased functionality, quality and potential cost savings to manufacturers of bakery, savoury and meat products.
Aviko to close Amberger potato specialties plant in Germany
November 08, 2018

Aviko to close Amberger potato specialties plant in Germany

Potato Processor Aviko, a Royal Cosun company, has decided to terminate operations at its factory in Oberdolling (Germany). The Amberger factory will be closed before the end of the year.
Cutlery made of biodegradable potato plastic made it to the shortlist of this global design competition
October 19, 2018

Biodegradable Potato Spoons make the Dyson Designer Award Shortlist

Many of the 20 contenders for this year’s prestigious James Dyson award focus on ways to create a more sustainable future. Cutlery made of biodegradable potato plastic made it to the shortlist of this global design competition.
Potatoes South Australia turns uglie tatties in
October 04, 2018

Potatoes South Australia turns ugly taters into premium products

Potatoes South Australia is searching and finding new applications for potato waste
Vodka de papas nativas ganó concurso mundial
September 21, 2018

Vodka de papas nativas ganó concurso mundial

El licor es producido por la empresa peruana 14 Inkas, a la cual le entregaron la medalla de oro por revalorar la biodiversidad de las papas nativas de los Andes.
Boyd & Blair Potato Vodka Celebrates 10th Anniversary
September 13, 2018

Boyd & Blair Potato Vodka Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Pennsylvania Pure Distilleries announces the 10th Anniversary of its multiple award-winning spirit, Boyd & Blair Potato Vodka. In commemoration the distillery has released limited edition 10th Anniversary bottles paying homage to the Pittsburgh skyline.
Beatties distillers launches the first Canadian potato gin
June 26, 2018

Beatties distillers launches the first Canadian potato gin

Beattie’s Distillers has added a potato-based gin to their spirits lineup with the launch of Farm Crafted Potato Gin on Friday June 22, 2018.
Albert Bartlett to open plant for chilled potato products
June 18, 2018

Albert Bartlett to open plant for chilled potato products

Albert Bartlett, leading supplier of fresh potatoes in the United Kingdom, is to launch chilled potato products with major UK retailers and food service customers.
Joven boliviano produce artesanalmente bebida a base en papa
May 02, 2018

Joven boliviano produce artesanalmente bebida a base de papa

Nelson Quispe, un joven de 21 años nacido en la localidad de Palca del municipio de Sacaba, elabora licor de papa, guarapo y néctar y mermelada de oca (o ibia).
United Kingdom Trade in Potato Products at all time high
April 15, 2018

United Kingdom trades more Processed Potato Products

United Kingdom potato trade saw strong performance from its processed potato sectors in the first seven months of the 2017/18 marketing season. Trade of frozen potato has seen strong growth both leaving and entering the UK, although imports still outweigh exports by ten-fold.
Potatoes are gaining ground among consumers in China
March 16, 2018

Potatoes are gaining ground among consumers in China

Since 2015, China has selected more than 10 potato varieties suitable for processing staple foods and developed more than 300 potato-based versions of staple food.
Japan’s chicken nugget French fry instant ramen to satisfy all cravings
March 11, 2018

Will Japan’s Chicken Nugget French Fry Instant Ramen Satisfy All Cravings?

Japan's Cup Noodle maker Nissin continues to push the instant ramen envelope in delicious new ways. And now they have waded into PotatoPro territory.
Albert Bartlett receives largest ever Food Processing, Marketing and Co-operation grant for potato processing diversification
February 20, 2018

Albert Bartlett receives largest ever Food Processing, Marketing and Co-operation grant for potato processing diversification

The largest ever Food Processing, Marketing and Co-operation (FPMC) grant of £4 million has been awarded to potato processing firm Albert Bartlett. It will allow the company to diversify into the growing convenience and chilled potato market.
Pineland Farms Potato Plant now part of Post Holdings
February 09, 2018

Pineland Farms Potato Plant now part of Post Holdings

The Pineland Farms Potato company in Mars Hill, Maine - acquired last year by Bob Evans Foods - changed hands again this year as Bob Evans Foods was acquired by Post Holdings.
North Yorkshire potato farmer wins award for still to be launched Priory Potato vodka
January 30, 2018

North Yorkshire potato farmer wins award for still to be launched Priory Potato vodka

Priory Vodka made from a small acreage of potato crop that is otherwise destined for McCain’s and McDonald’s fries won two prestigious Gold awards at the Global Spirits Masters in autumn 2017. Priory Vodka will go on sale shortly.
Government Rwanda plans privatisation of Nyabihu Potato Processing Plant
January 04, 2018

Government Rwanda plans privatisation of Nyabihu Potato Processing Plant

The Government of Rwanda is in the process of privatising the Nyabihu District-based potato processing plant amid tight market and low production capacity, according to the The New Times.
Potato growers make their own chips to fight the big boys
January 01, 2018

Dutch Growers start their own potato processing to fight the big boys

More and more often, potato growers are opting not to take their potatoes to one of the major processors. Instead, they do their own processing!
Potato Milk: Swedish scientist makes dairy substitute from potatoes
December 13, 2017

Potato Milk: Swedish scientist makes dairy substitute from potatoes

A smoothie based on 'potato milk' is expected to be commercially available next year. The product is made using a patented process using an emulsion of potato and omega-3 oils as a dairy replacement developed at Lund University by Eva Tornberg.
Bear Island Brewing Idaho Potato Ale
December 03, 2017

Potato improves beer, according to the maker of Idaho Potato Ale

Beth Bechtel, co-owner of Bear Island Brewing, came up with the idea for the brewery's best-selling Idaho Potato Ale while serving overseas.
Empresa gallega produce por primera vez en España un vodka hecho con base en papas
November 28, 2017

Empresa gallega produce por primera vez en España un vodka hecho con papas

Nordes utiliza papas de las variedades Kennebec y Agria para elaborar un destilado de aroma sueave y elegante.
Portland Potato Vodka Reaches First 1,000 Case Month
November 13, 2017

Portland Potato Vodka Reaches First 1,000 Case Month

Eastside Distilling, Inc., a producer of award-winning craft spirits, today announced that its award-winning Portland Potato Vodka surpassed 1,000 cases sold for the month of October.
Penn State Students help Sterman Masser Potato Farms find New Potato Products
October 27, 2017

Penn State Students help Sterman Masser Potato Farms find New Potato Products

Penn State Ag Sciences students are in the trenches with Sterman Masser Potato Farms to find new and convenient potato products
Research in Denmark: potato waste a potential goldmine
October 09, 2017

Research in Denmark: potato waste a potential goldmine

A New research partnership in Denmark will utilize potato and seaweed waste streams for ingredient production.
Siccadania is installing the two largest flash dryers in Denmark dryers, as part of AKM expansion.
October 07, 2017

Siccadania is installing the two largest flash dryers in Denmark as potato starch producer AKM expands

Potato starch producer AKM in Brande, Denmark, has entrusted SiccaDania to design and build the two largest flash dryers ever installed in Denmark.
Chernihiv (Ukraine) is becoming the largest potato starch production hub in Eastern Europe including Russia
September 29, 2017

Chernihiv (Ukraine) is becoming the largest potato starch production hub in Eastern Europe including Russia

Ukrainian potato starch manufacturer PPCE-VIMAL is currently constructing a potato processing plant in Chernihiv, Ukraine. Production is scheduled to start in September 2018.
Potatoes South Australia to develop vodka from waste potato peel
September 21, 2017

Potatoes South Australia to develop vodka from waste potato peel

In an effort to combat food waste, Potatoes South Australia has teamed up with the University of Adelaide and Adelaide Hills Distillery to make vodka from potato skins.
Today's Google Doodle celebrates Potato Processing Pioneer Eva Ekeblad
July 10, 2017

Today's Google Doodle celebrates Potato Processing Pioneer Eva Ekeblad

Today's Google Doodle celebrates the Swedish Potato Processing Pioneer Eva Ekeblad (1724-86) on the 293rd anniversary of her birth.
New Brunswick potato farmer produces its first batch of Blue Roof vodka
June 11, 2017

New Brunswick potato farmer produces its first batch of Blue Roof vodka

The Strang family of potato farmers in New Brunswick, Canada are getting into the liquor business by making vodka from potatoes. The first batch of Blue Roof vodka will be available in the farm’s storefront this week and in NB liquor stores sometime in the next week.
UK Potato Processor M&F closes shop
March 25, 2017

UK based manufacturer of cut and peeled potato products closes shop

Potato Processing company M&F Ltd. - based in the United Kingdom - has closed after losing one of its main customers. M&F produced fresh cut and peeled potato products and supplied these to companies who further process these potatoes into ready meals for the UK’s major supermarkets.
To peel its potatoes, Salads and Sides manufacturer Mrs. Gerry’s Kitchen invests in an Orbit 350.
March 20, 2017

Manufacturer of (Potato) Salad and Sides invests in a TOMRA peeling line.

Mrs. Gerry's Kitchen, a manufacturer of Salads and Sides - including numerous variations of potato salad and mashed potatoes, invested in a TOMRA peeling line, consisting of an Orbit 350 peeler with OBD 6/20 brusher and an M01 steam accumulator.
Bob Evans Farms transforms itself from a restaurant chain to a food manufacturer
January 26, 2017

Bob Evans Farms transforms itself from a restaurant chain to a food manufacturer

Earlier this week, Bob Evans Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ: BOBE) announced two transformational transactions, turning the company from predominantly a restaurant chain into a food manufacturer.
Bob Evans Foods agrees to buy the Pineland Farms Potato Company in Maine
January 26, 2017

Bob Evans Foods agrees to buy the Pineland Farms Potato Company in Maine

Pineland Farms Potato Company, Inc. (PFPC), located in Mars Hill, Maine confirmed the signing of a Stock Purchase Agreement with Bob Evans Foods (BEF)
Ainhoa y Jone, creadoras de Gastheiz, la cerveza que completa el trío de capitales cerveceras
October 02, 2016

España: Una cerveza del País Vasco hecha con papa

Dos jóvenes gasteiztarras se lanzan al mercado cervecero con una propuesta muy peculiar: cerveza a base de papa.
Häagen-Dazs brings Purple (Sweet) Potato ice cream back to Japan for a limited time
September 08, 2016

Häagen-Dazs brings Purple (Sweet) Potato ice cream back to Japan for a limited time

To welcome autumn this year, the luxurious ice cream brand Häagen-Dazs brings back “Murasaki Imo”, or “Purple Potato” ice cream as it was revealed to be the third most loved flavor by fans.
Smartfood Spicy Jalapeño Ranch Flavor
February 03, 2016

Some Like It Hot! Smartfood Popcorn Heats Up Snack Time with Spicy Jalapeño Ranch Flavor

As the demand for spicy snacks grows, America's favorite ready-to-eat popcorn brand has answered the call with the launch of Smartfood Spicy Jalapeño Ranch Popcorn.
New Hoegger puree processing and separating technology  improves quality and yield
September 28, 2015

Production mashed potato specialties just got better with new Hoegger puree processing & separating technology

The improved separator made by Hoegger ensures better quality and yield when separating boiled potatoes and vegetables. In addition, the new technology results in low operating costs, reliable cleaning and straightforward operation.
Optical sorting machine reduces costs and convinces with efficiency
September 20, 2015

Optical sorting machine reduces costs and convinces with efficiency

The potato peeling company “querbeet” at the farm Borgmann decided for an optical sorting machine of Marcellissen.
Mashed potato dish prepared from RTE mash (Mestari, Finland)
July 20, 2015

Australian Research: Producing Premium Potato Products from waste potatoes

The South Australian Potato Industry has received funding of $100,000 to enable a project to add value to potatoes which are graded-out due to size or shape and do not meet supermarket specifications.
Making potato a staple in China: Steamed Potato Buns
July 09, 2015

Making potato a staple in China: Steamed Potato Buns

Steamed buns made of potato have emerged on the Chinese market following a national strategy to convert the potato into a staple of Chinese people's daily diet.
Pan al vapor chino incluye la papa como alimento básico
June 25, 2015

Pan al vapor chino incluye la papa como alimento básico

China ha convertido exitosamente a la papa en un ingrediente del pan al vapor, luego de dos años de esfuerzos que siguieron a una estrategia nacional de convertir la papa en un elemento básico de la dieta diaria de los chinos, anunció el martes el Ministerio de Agricultura.
Albert Bartlett buys Heinz Aunt Bessie potato processing facility in Norfolk
April 08, 2015

Albert Bartlett buys Heinz Aunt Bessie potato processing facility in Norfolk

The Heinz 'Aunt Bessie' potato factory in Norfolk that was scheduled to close this April, will be sold to potato company Albert Bartlett.
Simplot Innate Potatoes pass voluntary FDA safety review
March 22, 2015

Simplot Innate Potatoes pass voluntary FDA safety review

The first line of J.R. Simplot Co.'s genetically modified potatoes has been cleared by the Food and Drug Administration as safe for human consumption. The voluntary FDA safety review found that the potatoes are as safe and nutritious as conventional potatoes.
Potato and rapeseed – sources of future cardio-vascular health?
December 03, 2014

Potato and rapeseed – sources of future cardio-vascular health?

Potato and rapeseed industry produce vast amounts of protein-rich by-products, which could be utilized in the production of high-quality foodstuffs.
Farm Frites Poland Celebrates its 20th anniversary
October 27, 2014

Farm Frites Poland Celebrates its 20th Anniversary

Farm Frites Poland (FFP) is operating its French Fry Factory for 20 years. Hence the company is celebrating! FFP has prepared an special website with the highlights of these 20 years. PotatoPro made a selection to whet your appetite...
William Chase doubles vodka production after bumper potato harvest
October 14, 2014

William Chase doubles vodka production after bumper potato harvest

William Chase, founder of Chase Distillery, will double production of premium spirits to 500,000 bottles this year after a bumper potato harvest.<
McDonald&#039;s Japan to offer purple sweet potato McShake
September 04, 2014

McDonald's Japan to offer purple sweet potato McShake this fall

According to the Japanese food website entabe.jp McDonald's Japan will offer this fall for a limited time a purple sweet potato milkshake.
Belarusian scientists develop potato drink Mikola
July 20, 2014

Belarusian scientists develop potato drink Mikola

Belarusian scientists have developed a sweet and fragrant potato drink, they called 'Mikola'.
French Fry manufacturer Mydibel awarded by Superior Taste Award
June 15, 2014

Belgian French Fry manufacturer Mydibel awarded by Superior Taste Award

Mydibel Group, Belgian manufacturer of chilled, frozen and dehydrated potato products, has been awarded by the “iTQi Superior Taste Award”.
Naturally Potatoes breaks ground for expansion doubling its capacity
June 08, 2014

Naturally Potatoes breaks ground for expansion doubling its production capacity

Naturally Potatoes broke ground on a seven-and-a half-million-dollar expansion to its Mars Hill, Maine potato processing plant. The expansion is in addition to a one-million-dollar packaging line upgrade that is nearly completed.
Post Holdings to Acquire Michael Foods for $2.45 billion
April 18, 2014

Post Holdings to Acquire Michael Foods for $2.45 billion

Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POST), a consumer packaged goods holding company, has announced it has agreed to acquire MFI Holding Corporation ('Michael Foods') from affiliates of GS Capital Partners, affiliates of Thomas H. Lee Partners and other owners.
Kenyan Potato Processor Midlands Limited adds value...also to the farmgate
March 09, 2014

Kenyan Potato Processor Midlands Limited adds value...also to the farmgate

Kenyan potato factory Midlands limited not only adds value at the processing level but also from the farm gate. It provides land in case one has none, cultivates and offers advisory services during planting, dressing and harvesting
Tecnología para procesar los purés se extiende a nuevos mercados
February 24, 2014

Tecnología para procesar los purés se extiende a nuevos mercados

Un proceso para hacer los purés se ha extendido a los mercados internacionales con patentes concedidas en EE.UU. y también en China, Nueva Zelanda y Australia. El proceso fue patentado conjuntamente por colaboradores con el Servicio de Investigación Agrícola (ARS).
Michael Foods Inc
January 16, 2014

Tyson Foods is exploring a bid on Michael Foods

According to reporting by Reuters Tyson Foods Inc (TSN.N) is exploring a bid for Michael Foods Group Inc, a deal that would combine one of the world's largest chicken processors with a large distributor of egg and dairy products.
McCain Potato scented taxi in front of london eye
November 30, 2013

McCain Foods Creates the World's First Potato Scented Taxi

There's nothing quite like the mouth-watering taste and smell of an oven-baked jacket potato, so McCain has specially designed a 'Jacket Taxi' which did just that.
 Top appetizers with potatoes source Technomic
November 30, 2013

Potatoes stand the test of time on Canadian restaurant menus

No matter how you slice it, dice it or cook it, the humble potato has an almost revered place on Canadian restaurant menus.

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