Kiwi chips manufacturer Bluebird bags USD 66m for expansion
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New Zealand potato chips manufacturer Bluebird bags USD 66m for expansion

New Zealand potato chips manufacturer Bluebird says its parent company PepsiCo has invested over USD 66 million into the development of its Auckland factory, with a USD 26m-plus vending machine packing machine under construction.
Wet weather causes potato shortage in new Zealand
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Wet weather causes potato shortage in New Zealand

Stocks of the potato chips are stretched thin as New Zealand battles a nationwide potato shortage after the wet winter. UPDATE: it turns grocery stores right now have NO shortage in stocks after all...
Heartland Potato Chips (NZ) expands range with Premium Crafted Crisps
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Heartland Potato Chips (NZ) expands product range with Premium Crafted Crisps

New Zealand potato chip manufacturer Heartland Potato Chips just launched a range of premium crafted kettle chips in four flavours.
New Zealand Potato Chips market grows 15 percent, driven by premium segment
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New Zealand Potato Chips market is growing 15 percent annually, driven by premium segment

According to Potatoes New Zealand, domestic sales of potato chips have grown by about 15 percent each year over the past three. New Zealanders spent NZD 157 million (USD 112 million ) on potato chips in 2015
Heartland Potato Chips - Bowan family
八月 23, 2015

Heartland potato chips a family affair

Raymond Bowan's passion for potatoes and chips has seen Heartland Potato Chips take on the big boys at their own game. The company has just launched a new product range - flat cut chips, and has in New Zealand an 8 per cent market share.
Bluebird Foods (New Zealand) is recalling batches of its Original Cut potato chips
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Bluebird Foods (New Zealand) is recalling batches of its Original Cut Potato Chips

Bluebird Foods (New Zealand) is recalling batches of its bags of potato chips after finding some may contain plastic pieces.
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Heartland Potato Chips benefits from potato shortage New Zealand.
一月 25, 2015

Heartland Potato Chips benefits from potato shortage New Zealand.

Timaru's Heartland Potato Chips is benefiting from the nationwide potato shortage in New Zealand.
Potatoes New Zealand chief executive Champak Mehta (Courtesy Nigel Moffiet)
十一月 30, 2014

Potato shortage in New Zealand shuts down chip producers

There's a major potato shortage in New Zealand and it's big enough that it's forced chip producers to temporarily stop production in the countdown to Christmas.
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八月 27, 2013

New Zealand supplier buys Mr Chips

More details have come out in the sale of Mr Chips by Simplot to New Zealand's Balle Bros, first reported by PotatoPro on August 18.
 Ray and Adrianne Bowan
二月 17, 2013

Heartland Potato Chips owners (New Zealand) tour the US

A $15,000 travel grant from the Lincoln University Foundation has proved of real benefit to the farming and potato chips business of New Zealand couple Ray and Adrianne Bowan, who won the 2011 Lincoln University Foundation South Island Farmer of the Ye...
五月 02, 2012

Estiman la exposición al contaminante acrilamida en adolescentes varones españoles

The Food &Grocery Council is welcoming a significant drop in concentration of acrylamide in potato crisps, and says it will continue to work with industry to find ways of lowering its levels in other foods, CEO Katherine Rich said today. She is re...
五月 01, 2012

Acrylamide study produces pleasing results for potato crisp processors in New Zealand

A new Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) report shows that the concerted effort by New Zealand's potato crisp manufacturers to lower acrylamide in their products is paying off.
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