News on Potatoes for processing
España: Castilla y León a la vanguardia de la producción nacional
November 17, 2023En España, Castilla y León, la comunidad dominante en materia de patatas y responsable por un 40% de la producción nacional, apuesta por una integración vertical para garantizar la calidad de su producto.
Too much potatoes for French Fries in Pacific Northwest
October 31, 2023About 5,000 loaded-down semi-trucks of really nice Northwest french-fry-making potatoes are set to plop into cattle troughs or be destroyed. Dale Lathim is the President of the Potato Marketing Association of North America
UK potato supplier Branston to open state-of-the-art facility for mashed potato spring 2024
October 19, 2023United 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.
La presencia de McCain en Colombia se consolida
October 19, 2023McCain Foods llego a Colombia en el año 1996 con la compra de la fábrica de papas fritas Mekato, y cuatro años más tarde, en el año 2000, adquiere la planta de la empresa local Congelagro por USD 40 millones, haciéndose así de una moderna planta industrial capaz de suplir no solo al mercado local, sino también a los mercados regionales.
Luonnosta Finland Oy establishes a subsidiary in the United Kingdom
October 02, 2023Luonnosta Finland Oy and Phil Rayner announced the establishment of Luonnosta UK Ltd. Luonnosta’s strategy for several years has been to develop international business and strengthen networks worldwide.
North-western European Potato growers (NEPG) concerned about price drop of free buy potatoes and negative signal to growers.
October 02, 2023During the last weeks, free buy prices from different North-western European quotations have dramatically fallen, no longer allowing to cover production costs. North-western European Potato growers (NEPG) respond.
Dutch potato chain could play a very important international role
September 12, 2023The Netherlands' development as an agricultural country and retaining enough farmland. And ensuring potatoes remain in Dutch consumers' minds.
Simplot to acquire Agronico, Tasmania’s largest seed potato producer
August 27, 2023Agronico, Tasmania’s largest seed potato producer, has entered into an agreement for Simplot to acquire the business and property assets of Agronico.
How Asia’s top potato chip maker Calbee dealt with a huge supply shortage
August 08, 2023What happens when Asia’s biggest potato chip maker runs out of potatoes? Japanese snack brand Calbee had to learn the hard way.
PepsiCo and Fertiberia launch programme to produce fertilizer from green hydrogen
July 23, 2023PepsiCo and Fertiberia have partnered up to launch a pilot programme to reduce emissions in potato cultivation. Fertiberia's Impact Zero fertilizers are produced from green hydrogen (replacing natural gas), and precision agriculture.