Potato News from Louisiana
Intralox Announces USD 60 Million Hammond Expansion
November 23, 2021
For the third time in four years, Intralox is expanding operations at its Hammond, Louisiana, location. This time, the company is more than doubling its footprint with a USD 60 million expansion
Food Processing: Choosing the Right Conveyor Belt Material
November 16, 2021
Belt materials may look similar in their raw form, but they can have completely different compositions. This one is high among those critical choices that can make or break your plant’s productivity.
1,4GROUP - a manufacturer of sprout inhibitor for potatoes - considers building a new plant in Louisiana
July 24, 2021
The 1,4GROUP - an Idaho based manufacturer of sprout inhibitor for potatoes - is considering building a $35 million chemical processing plant in Ascension Parish, Louisiana.
Intralox ThermoDrive belting Reduces Cleaning Labor and Cleaning Time for Snack Producer Calbee
February 21, 2021
This case study by Intralox at US subsidiary of snack manufacturer Calbee shows how a proper choice of belt type can reduce both cleaning labor and cleaning time.
RPE highlights product innovations at PMA Fresh Summit Convention and Expo
October 17, 2017
What’s new in the fresh potato category? Check it out on Saturday, October 21 and Sunday, October 22 on the PMA Fresh Summit Convention and Expo, at booth #4669 from RPE!
TOMRA Sorting Solutions shows Halo 500 at PMA Fresh Summit
October 17, 2013
TOMRA Sorting Solutions will showcase its market-leading Halo 500 system at this year’s PMA Fresh Summit Expo in New Orleans.
Food Processing Awards ConAgra/Lamb Weston 2011 Green Plant of the Year
August 25, 2011
ConAgra Foods/Lamb Weston sweet potato processing plant in Delhi was recognized as "2011 Green plant of the Year"in a contest organized by FoodProcessing.com. The plant was selected by readers from three finalists: Faribault Foods' main pl...
Lamb Weston sweet potato factory earns LEED platinum certification
January 21, 2011
ConAgra Foods Lamb Weston's Delhi, La., processing facility received its official Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED(R)) Platinum certification today, awarded by the U. S. Green Building Council (USGBC)
Jim Kirkham new director at Lamb Weston's Delhi sweet potato plant
January 21, 2011
Jim Kirkham, a 15-year veteran of ConAgra Foods, has taken over as director of the company's Lamb Weston sweet potato processing plant in Delhi, Louisiana.
Sweet Potato Processing Plant Conagra Foods Lamb Weston officially open
November 07, 2010
ConAgra Foods CEO Gary Rodkin joined Lamb Weston President Jeff DeLapp, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal and others today to commemorate the grand opening of ConAgra Foods Lamb Weston’s new state-of-the art, environmentally friendly sweet potato processing plant in Delhi, Louisiana.