Report: The potato value chain in Morocco
October 16, 2020
The Wageningen Research Foundation (WR), being subsidised by the Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality in the context of the Policy Support 'Sustainable agricultural development in a food system approach' published a study on the potato value chain in Morocco.
Lamb Weston pulls back curtain with first-ever sustainability report
July 16, 2020
The region’s largest potato processor sheds new light on french fry-making in its first-ever corporate sustainability report.
Vanmark Adds New Solutions to Address Peeler Water Usage and Treatment
February 18, 2020
Vanmark, an industrial potato and produce processing equipment manufacturer, has introduced two new machines that significantly reduce water treatment costs and usage from our line of abrasive peelers.
Pulsed Electric Field in Potato Processing: Impact on Sustainability
July 10, 2018
A recent study on the impact of Pulsed Electric Field treatment (PEF) in the potato processing industry has shown substantial benefits in comparison to the regular process using conventional pre-heaters.
Technology is crucial to enhanced sustainability
January 17, 2018
With a rapidly expanding global population and limited food supply, it’s vital for food businesses to work more sustainably and stay profitable. Bjorn Thumas, director business development food, TOMRA Sorting Food offers his vision
Finding opportunities to save energy in potato processing: McCain Foods Timaru
August 08, 2017
Management at one of McCain Foods’ processing plants in Timaru, New Zealand, has found over 100 opportunities for improvement in its logistics following a two day “energy blitz” from employees.
Potato Processor Lamb Weston / Meijer continues to innovate: Sustainability report
January 22, 2017
Lamb Weston's European joint venture, Lamb Weston / Meijer has published its sustainability report for 2015-2016. Compared to the reference year 2008, energy consumption per tonne of product has reduced by more than 21% and potato utilisation has improved by 4.5%.
Chinese Scientists Develop Technology to Convert Potato Water Discharge to Fertilizer Read more:
February 10, 2016
Potato is a basic food in China. However, the protein-rich water discharge from starch processors has been pointed out as a cause of river and lake pollution.
Beijing Simplot Food Processing Co., Ltd. (Courtesy:
April 30, 2015
McDonald's French Fry supplier in Beijing - Beijing Simplot Food Processing Co. Ltd - has been fined a record 3.9 million yuan (about 655,000 USD) for discharging waste water that exceeded the maximum allowed COD value.
Conagra Foods announces winners of its 2015 Sustainable Development Awards
March 11, 2015
ConAgra Foods, Inc., (NYSE: CAG) announced the winners of its 2015 Sustainable Development Awards yesterday, an internal awards program that drives and rewards imaginative approaches to sustainability and produces bottom line business results.


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