potato chips

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ARS’ breeding program researches better potato for chip frying

The USDA's Agricultural Research Service has a breeding program designed to produce potatoes that are ideal for frying into potato chips, which are on... READ MORE »

Downey’s Potato Chips looks to continue growing

Downey's Potato Chips was started 37 years ago in Waterford, Michigan, by the family that gave the company its namesake. From its humble beginnings s... READ MORE »

Great Lakes Potato Chips expanding, receives state grant

Great Lake Potato Chip Co. will receive an $80,000 grant from the State of Michigan to assist its $2.4 million expansion project. During its regula... READ MORE »

Chip makers Better Made, Uglies finding ways to cut down on food waste

As sustainability continues to grab a larger share of public attention, food producers are meeting the challenge by coming up with new ways to get mor... READ MORE »

Advancing PEF technology to the potato chip industry

Advances in Pulse Electric Field (PEF) technology in the food processing arena represent both cost savings and increasing measures of sustainability i... READ MORE »

Terra Chips announces new flavors of potato chips

Terra Chips, known for exotic multi-colored produce chips, has announced three new flavors — sour cream and onion, sea salt and vinegar and “Screa... READ MORE »

Highlighting the Idaho ‘Real Potato Chips’ brand

Idaho produces more potatoes than any other state in the U.S., but when it comes to potatoes grown to become chips, Michigan actually tops the product... READ MORE »

Fledging company Roots Chips to open production facility in Idaho

Fledging potato chip company Roots Chips has been approved to open a small production facility in Bingham County, Idaho. According to the Bingham ... READ MORE »

USDA awards $250K to West Virginia Potato Chip Co. for energy improvements

The West Virginia Potato Chip Co. is getting a $250,000 boost from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Rural Energy for America (REAP) program. Th... READ MORE »

Potato chip industry boosted by COVID-driven retail boon

A pandemic doesn’t come with many positives, but it hasn’t been bad for the potato chip industry. Unlike Western U.S. producers of russet and t... READ MORE »

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