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Food Inflation in the United Kingdom: The Mintec 2022 Christmas Dinner Index

By PotatoPro (Food Innovation Online Corp) from PotatoPro Feed All News English. Published on Dec 06, 2022.

Unsurprisingly, consumers in the UK are set to purchase one of the most expensive Christmas meals in recent years following the consistent inflationary pressures that resulted in the UK inflation rate for food

Kent Crisps (United Kingdom) launches an online shop just in time for Christmas.

By PotatoPro (Food Innovation Online Corp) from PotatoPro Feed All News English. Published on Dec 05, 2022.

Kent Crisps, the award-winning, Kentish snack brand, has launched a brand-new, modern website with an online shop just in time for the festive season. Following high demand from the brand's loyal customers, the website will allow them to discover and shop

Pakistan has become the top exporter of potatoes to Uzbekistan

By PotatoPro (Food Innovation Online Corp) from PotatoPro Feed All News English. Published on Dec 05, 2022.

According to the State Statistics Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan, Uzbekistan imported 404100 tonnes of potatoes worth USD 65.9 million from 16 countries in January-October 2022.

Potato production in Kazakhstan increased by almost 12% in 2022

By PotatoPro (Food Innovation Online Corp) from PotatoPro Feed All News English. Published on Dec 05, 2022.

In Kazakhstan potato production increased by 11.9% in 2022. According to the Minister of Agriculture of the country, Kazakhstan can provide potatoes not only for the domestic market but also for the neighboring countries.

Potatoes Can Be Part of a Healthy Diet

By PotatoPro (Food Innovation Online Corp) from PotatoPro Feed All News English. Published on Dec 05, 2022.

When we think of healthy vegetables, we don't think of potatoes, but we should. Potatoes have developed a reputation for causing weight gain and an increased risk for type 2 diabetes, but new research suggests they do not.

Turning potato chips climate friendly in Argentina

By PotatoPro (Food Innovation Online Corp) from PotatoPro Feed All News English. Published on Dec 03, 2022.

Yara has signed a memorandum of understanding with El Parque Papas to deliver green fertilizer in 2023. Famous racing car champion turned farmer, Mr. Walter Hernández, met with Svein Tore Holsether, CEO of Yara

Save the date: The next Europatat Congress will take place in Gdansk (Poland) on 5-7 June 2023

By PotatoPro (Food Innovation Online Corp) from PotatoPro Feed All News English. Published on Dec 02, 2022.

The Polish Potato Federation and Europatat announced that the next Europatat Congress will take place in the city of Gdańsk (Poland) from 5 to 7 June 2023.

After about 50 years Maui Potato Chip Inc. is closing

By PotatoPro (Food Innovation Online Corp) from PotatoPro Feed All News English. Published on Dec 02, 2022.

It’s an end to an era for one Maui snack business. After about 50 years Maui Potato Chip Inc. will be closing up shop on Dec. 15. The store is currently located at 295 Lalo St. in Kahului on Maui and only has a few more weeks

Potato processor McCain Foods sets decarbonisation milestone in Timaru plant (New Zealand)

By PotatoPro (Food Innovation Online Corp) from PotatoPro Feed All News English. Published on Dec 02, 2022.

Timaru’s McCain vegetable processing factory in New Zealand is now producing french fries using a boiler system powered by woodchips instead of coal, seeking to minimise waste by 20 per cent.

McCain Foods invests GBP 2.5m (USD 3m) in an optical sorter for seed potato grading

By PotatoPro (Food Innovation Online Corp) from PotatoPro Feed All News English. Published on Dec 01, 2022.

Frozen potato giant McCain is investing GBP 2.5 million in its site in Montrose, Scotland, to install a new optical sorting seed potato grading system.

US Retail Sales Soared for Potatoes July-September 2022

By PotatoPro (Food Innovation Online Corp) from PotatoPro Feed All News English. Published on Dec 01, 2022.

US Potato retail sales increased in dollar sales by 17.8% but decreased in volume sales by 2.1% from July - September 2022 compared to the same timeframe a year ago. Despite a small decrease in volume sales.

Potato sector gets together en masse for record-breaking edition of Interpom attracting 20,254 visitors

By PotatoPro (Food Innovation Online Corp) from PotatoPro Feed All News English. Published on Dec 01, 2022.

Over the past few days, a large number of people involved in the potato sector attended this record-breaking edition of Interpom held in Kortrijk Xpo (B).

Renaissance BioScience Corp adds Senior Executive Expertise to Push Commercialization of its RNA Production and Oral Delivery Platform Technology

By PotatoPro (Food Innovation Online Corp) from PotatoPro Feed All News English. Published on Dec 01, 2022.

Renaissance BioScience Corp., a leader in bioengineering for the global agriculture and food industries, has retained the services of S. Brad Griffith to assist Renaissance in commercializing its RNA production

Technical fertilisers can help grow more from less this spring

By PotatoPro (Food Innovation Online Corp) from PotatoPro Feed All News English. Published on Dec 01, 2022.

Farmers are being urged to choose fertiliser products wisely for upcoming spring nitrogen applications – to maximise yields with less inputs.

TOMRA Food appoints new regional sales director EMEA for TOMRA processed food

By PotatoPro (Food Innovation Online Corp) from PotatoPro Feed All News English. Published on Nov 29, 2022.

TOMRA Food has appointed Christian Tougaard to Regional Sales Director EMEA for TOMRA Processed Food, part of TOMRA Food. Christian’s appointment follows the reorganization earlier this year of TOMRA Food into two business areas

World Potato Congress Inc. Webinar by Easy Fresh - International Transport & The Global Potato Value Chain

By PotatoPro (Food Innovation Online Corp) from PotatoPro Feed All News English. Published on Nov 27, 2022.

The World Potato Congress Inc. presents its sixth webinar this year on December 13, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time (USA/Canada)

Potato Industry leaders honoured at Prince Edward Island Potato Board Annual Banquet

By PotatoPro (Food Innovation Online Corp) from PotatoPro Feed All News English. Published on Nov 26, 2022.

The Prince Edward Island potato industry gathered for its annual awards dinner for the first time since
2020. COVID-19 had put the banquet on hold for the past two years.

Offering faster prospects for potato growers in uncertain times

By PotatoPro (Food Innovation Online Corp) from PotatoPro Feed All News English. Published on Nov 24, 2022.

Now that growers and managers can meet again in person, serious concerns are being shared by AVEBE Potato growers. That is the conclusion of Members’ Council member Annelous Groenwold and Agro Director Arjan de Rooij.

Manter, Solidtec and Sarco Packaging are ready for the Interpom

By PotatoPro (Food Innovation Online Corp) from PotatoPro Feed All News English. Published on Nov 24, 2022.

On November 27, 28 and 29, 2022, Interpom in Kortrijk will once again bring together the top of the potato industry. Manter, Solidtec and Sarco Packaging will demonstrate various weighing and packaging machines

Food Systems in the spotlight at COP27 climate action negotiations

By PotatoPro (Food Innovation Online Corp) from PotatoPro Feed All News English. Published on Nov 24, 2022.

For the first time, food and agriculture systems have taken center stage in the global climate negotiations. COP27 has advanced the global recognition of food and agriculture as both a climate culprit and solution.

More electrical power for fast-growing potato processor Agristo Wielsbeke

By PotatoPro (Food Innovation Online Corp) from PotatoPro Feed All News English. Published on Nov 24, 2022.

In recent weeks, power network company Fluvius has carried out important construction works near the West Flemish producer of potato products Agristo in Wielsbeke.

Lamb Weston launches Sergio Herman's Atelier-Frites for the catering segment

By PotatoPro (Food Innovation Online Corp) from PotatoPro Feed All News English. Published on Nov 23, 2022.

Lamb Weston is launching a new potato product in the Netherlands and Belgium in collaboration with Sergio Herman: Atelier-Frites . The product is intended for chefs who want to serve french fries of the same high quality as their meat, fish or vegetarian dishes.

Storing energy in your potato storage: KLIM'TOP Klimanager energy management software optimizes for Self-Consumption

By PotatoPro (Food Innovation Online Corp) from PotatoPro Feed All News English. Published on Nov 23, 2022.

KLIM’TOP Controls manufactures, sells and installs cooling units and ventilation systems for the farm industry, and more precisely for long-term storage root vegetables such as potatoes.

Reading Bakery Systems presents 18-Nozzle Rotating Die Design for high capacity snack extrusion

By PotatoPro (Food Innovation Online Corp) from PotatoPro Feed All News English. Published on Nov 23, 2022.

Reading Bakery Systems (RBS), one of the world’s leading manufacturers of snack production systems, has designed a new 18-nozzle rotating die for increased throughput capacity.

Key Technology to Showcase Systems for Fresh and Processed Potatoes at Interpom 2022

By PotatoPro (Food Innovation Online Corp) from PotatoPro Feed All News English. Published on Nov 22, 2022.

Key Technology, a member of the Duravant family of operating companies, is exhibiting their Herbert OCULUS whole potato sorter and showcasing their range of other high-performance solutions for fresh and processed potatoes and vegetables in booth #257 at Interpom

Kerry Introduces Acryleast Pro - Next-generation acrylamide - reducing yeast now even more effective

By PotatoPro (Food Innovation Online Corp) from PotatoPro Feed All News English. Published on Nov 21, 2022.

Kerry, the world’s leading taste and nutrition company, has announced that it had released Acryleast™ Pro, the advanced iteration of the company’s signature acrylamide-reducing non-GMO (non-genetically modified) yeast, Acryleast™.

Must-see PEF innovation of Pulsemaster at Interpom 2022

By PotatoPro (Food Innovation Online Corp) from PotatoPro Feed All News English. Published on Nov 21, 2022.

Visit us at Pulsemaster Stand R30 at Interpom 2022 and meet their team of PEF experts to discoverour cutting edge PEF-technology. We will be happy to discuss your upcoming PEF projects.

The Pye Group opens largest potato packing facility of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere

By PotatoPro (Food Innovation Online Corp) from PotatoPro Feed All News English. Published on Nov 19, 2022.

Australian potato supplier, the Pye Group will, officially opened the largest potato packing facility of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere on Tuesday.

Paul Slupecki appointed as Senior Vice President, Head of TOMRA Fresh Food.

By PotatoPro (Food Innovation Online Corp) from PotatoPro Feed All News English. Published on Nov 18, 2022.

TOMRA Food has appointed Paul Slupecki as Senior Vice President, Head of TOMRA Fresh Food. This follows the reorganization of TOMRA Food into two business areas, TOMRA Fresh Food and TOMRA Processed Food.

New bill would allow PEI government to limit what crops can be grown in potato wart index fields

By PotatoPro (Food Innovation Online Corp) from PotatoPro Feed All News English. Published on Nov 17, 2022.

The minister of agriculture of Prince Edward Island (PEI), Canada has tabled legislation that would give the provincial government a lead role in trying to prevent the spread of potato wart in the province.
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