Potato News from Arkansas
Schmieding Produce Launches New 100 Calorie - Skinny Potato
January 30, 2017
Schmieding Produce Launches New 100 Calorie - Skinny Potato: Potatoes are sorted in such a way, that each potato has roughly a calorie content of 100 Calories
Wal-Mart to phase out Organic Food brand Wild Oats
May 17, 2016
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is phasing out its Wild Oats organic food brand, according to people familiar with the matter, dropping a line of products introduced two years ago to bring inexpensive organics to the masses.
Walmart’s steps up commitment to a sustainable food system
October 09, 2014
In front of hundreds of associates, suppliers and nonprofit organizations at its Global Sustainability Milestone Meeting, Walmart announced its commitment to create a more sustainable food system.
Conagra sells Medallion Foods assets to snack manufacturer Shearer's
April 25, 2014
Shearer’s Foods, a savory snack manufacturer owned by private equity firm Wind Point Partners, has acquired the assets of the Medallion Foods business from ConAgra Foods,Inc. for $33.5 million.
Wal-Mart partners with Wild Oats to roll back prices on organic food
April 14, 2014
Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT.N) wants Americans, even those on a budget, to buy more organic food. The retailer that leads U.S. stores in grocery sales said on Thursday it struck a deal to sell Wild Oats brand organic foods at non-organic prices.
'King Rustics' potato debuts at Walmart, just in time for holidays
December 17, 2013
While the russet potato has been a fixture on kitchen tables across America for as long as . . . well, we've had kitchen tables . . . a new variety of russet is waking up taste buds just in time for the holidays with a smoother, moister and richer taste.