Northern Michigan potato farm plans to rebuild after devastating fire
May 20, 2021
A fire at Kitchen Farms destroyed several buildings at the family-owned business in Antrim County between Mancelona and Boyne Falls Monday. More than 20 fire departments from five counties responded to the fire that began at about 10:30 a.m.
United States Potato Imports Continue to Increase; More frozen potato products imported from Europe
May 19, 2021
Strong demand for potatoes and potato products and tight domestic supplies continues to drive increases in imports for the current (July – June) marketing year. For July 2020 – March 2021 total imports are up 9 percent, led by an 18% increase in chips and a 15 percent increase in dehydrated potatoes.
HZPC Americas hires Jill Herold as key account manager
May 18, 2021
HZPC Americas announced that the company recently hired Jill Herold as a Key Account Manager. Jill brings over 18 years of experience in technical agronomy in potatoes, corn, soybean and other various crops, including several years focused on sustainability.
UPGC: Planting Intentions 2021 Canadian Potato Crop
May 13, 2021
Potato acreage in Canada will not be officially reported until early July, so it is often helpful to take an early look at industry projections across the country. The analysis is more difficult this year as demand for potato products returns to pre-COVID levels.