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Waitrose Signs Up To the Robust Potato Pledge for Organic Potatoes
October 19, 2021
Waitrose and Partners is set to be the first major retailer to sign up to The UK Robust Potato Pledge, which will see the group move away from the use of copper-based fungicides on organic fresh potatoes in order to combat late blight Phytophthora.
American Frozen Food Institute and IRI Partner to Drive Growth for Frozen Food Manufacturers and Retailers
October 03, 2021
The American Frozen Food Institute (AFFI) and IRI® announced a new partnership to provide AFFI members with complimentary access to IRI data on frozen food performance in real-time.
United States potato sales strong in marketing year 2020-2021
October 02, 2021
The marketing year that ended in June 2021 was unlike any year the US potato industry has ever experienced. With pandemic restrictions ebbing and flowing from June 2020 to July 2021, sales at foodservice fluctuated while retail purchases remained extremely strong throughout the year.
Tasteful Selections introduces 100 percent recyclable and compostable paper packaging
September 22, 2021
Tasteful Selections®, leading the bite-size potato category in innovation and sustainability is pleased to announce the limited launch of its new 100-percent plastic-free, recyclable and compostable packaging.
Google's next flagship product in Japan: potato chips
September 21, 2021
Google is going all out to advertise its next flagship phone around the world. In Japan, it offered 'Google Original (Potato) Chips' to highlight the new Tensor SoC in the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro.
Snacking trends in China: Mango and sauerkraut flavors among top cravings, highlights Dada Group
August 29, 2021
Dada Group highlighted the current shopping preferences in China, which range from mango-flavored chocolate to sauerkraut-flavored potato chips.
Five million kilos of unsold potatoes in the Canary Islands
August 27, 2021
The Canary Islands Farmers and Ranchers Association (ASAGA Canarias ASAJA, for its acronym in Spanish) has made a call to encourage consumers to prioritize in their purchases the potato of Canarian origin.
Potato Photographer of the Year
August 23, 2021
The Potato Photographer of the Year competition was inspired by acclaimed photographer Kevin Abosch’s image of a potato which sold for $1million in 2016. This magnificent photograph confirmed the appetite for potato-based art.