News on Potato Starch from United Kingdom
Branston starts work on GBP 6m Potato Protein Extraction Facility
May 03, 2021
Work has started on a new GBP 6m facility, which will be used to extract high-grade plant protein from potatoes, at Branston's site in Lincolnshire, United Kingdom. Branston is working alongside B-hive Innovations as part of a collaborative project to improve potato crop utilization.
2020: NDC's 50 year anniversary and the introduction of the Series 9 On-Line Food Gauge
December 10, 2020
NDC Technologies, a global leader in on-line and at-line process measurement and control solutions, introduces the next-generation Series 9 sensor suitable to measure
British newspaper The Guardian switches to potato starch based wrapping
January 13, 2019
Readers of The Guardian newspaper in the United Kingdom have been opening their weekend paper to find supplements wrapped in a compostable material made from potato starch.
Biodegradable Potato Spoons make the Dyson Designer Award Shortlist
October 19, 2018
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.
Daymer Ingredients reports higher Potato Starch Prices
February 17, 2014
Daymer Ingredients, a distributor of AVEBE Starches located in the United Kingdom, reports an (upcoming) increase in potato starch prices
Soltens appointed to remove and recycle by-products from McCain Scarborough
August 07, 2013
Potato processor McCain has contracted Soltens to remove and recycle by-products from its Scarborough french fry factory.
Walkers crisps fined £200k after worker dies in toxic cloud
September 24, 2010
Walkers Snack Foods Ltd and chemical distributor Omnichem Ltd have been fined a total of £350,000 after a worker was killed by a cloud of toxic gas.
National Starch Food Innovation opens Opens New Concept Kitchen for Culinology in the United Kingdom
August 05, 2010
National Starch Food Innovation has invested in a state-of-the-art new demonstration kitchen facility at its Manchester office to enhance the company’s Culinology expertise in the UK. The Concept Kitchen was unveiled by Jorgen Kokke, Vice President &am...
What the approval of GM potato Amflora in Europe means to growers
April 06, 2010
Last month the EU Commission approved a second GM crop for cultivation in the EU. First plantings of Amflora, for seed production, are expected in Germany and the Czech Republic this spring. Other countries with a starch potato industry include Franc...