News on Potato Starch from Northern America
Nutrition 2022: New processing technique could make potatoes healthier
June 15, 2022Researchers announced early tests of a new potato processing technique designed to make our bodies digest potato starch more slowly. Laboratory demonstrations show that the approach blocks certain digestive enzymes
Texas A&M AgriLife researchers use CRISPR technology to modify starches in potatoes
May 28, 2022Humble potatoes are a rich source not only of dietary carbohydrates for humans, but also of starches for numerous industrial applications. Texas A&M AgriLife scientists are learning how to alter the ratio of potatoes’
Hormel Foods partners with The Better Meat Co to use its meat-like mycoprotein Rhiza, produced via potato-based fermentation
October 20, 2021Hormel Foods Corporation, a global branded food company, announced its venturing company, 199 Ventures, has entered into an exclusive partnership with The Better Meat Co. to bring new mycoprotein - produced by potato-based fermentation - and plant-based protein products to the marketplace.
Lamb Weston Introduces Biobased (potato, corn) Packaging for two Alexia products
April 16, 2021Driving toward a goal of using more sustainable materials in packaging, two Lamb Weston Alexia brand products will use corn and potato starch in their packaging beginning this month.
Ingredion Launches ULTRA-TEX 1311 Modified Potato Starch for Indulgent Textures Made Faster and Better
March 31, 2021ngredion Incorporated, a leading global provider of ingredient solutions to diversified industries, announced a new addition to its extensive range of potato-based solutions for the U.S. and Canada, ULTRA-TEX® 1311 modified potato starch.
Koch Separation Solutions help Royal Avebe to create high-value potato protein
March 18, 2021Koch Separation Solutions (KSS) announced today that it will collaborate with Royal Avebe (Avebe), a leading international starch manufacturer, to implement a comprehensive separation solution for plant-based protein processing.
PepsiCo and Beyond Meat® Establish JV to develop Plant-Based Protein Foods: The PLANeT Partnership, LLC
January 30, 2021Partnership advances PepsiCo's commitments to expand its portfolio of positive choices for consumers and for the planet. The venture will allow Beyond Meat to reach more consumers by entering new product categories and distribution channels.
SNAC International Announces New Date for SNAXPO 2021
October 08, 2020SNAC International, the leading international trade association for the snack industry, today announced SNAXPO, the most valued trade show and convention devoted exclusively to the international snacking industry, will be held August 22-24, 2021 in Charlotte.
Ingredion acquires potato starch manufacturer Western Polymer
March 03, 2019Ingredient 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
Cargill adds to its Simpure porfolio of label-friendly potato starches
September 18, 2018Cargill is expanding its Simpure portfolio of label-friendly functional native starches with the addition of three potato starches designed for meat, meat alternatives and culinary applications.