potato processing

Simplot inks exclusive deal with Ore-Ida, acquires Ontario, Oregon facility

The J.R. Simplot Company has agreed on an exclusive, multi-year agreement with Kraft Heinz naming Simplot as the exclusive manufacturer and supplier o... READ MORE »

Right conveyor belt can be key in potato storing process

It’s no secret that potatoes are a fickle crop. Temperature and weather sensitivity, combined with a short harvest and storage window, makes a smoot... READ MORE »

Plans for Pocatello potato processing facility back on

Plans to complete a 280,000-square foot refrigerated warehouse that will house a potato processing facility in Pocatello, Idaho, are back on. Accor... READ MORE »

TOMRA announces changes to Food organization

TOMRA Food announced Jan. 28 its new organization focused on two business areas, fresh food and processed food. This change creates a powerful orga... READ MORE »

Potato processing equipment provider Vanmark announces staff changes

Industrial potato and produce processing equipment manufacturer Vanmark has promoted Jason Davis to company vice president. Davis will oversee all ... READ MORE »

Packaging firms eying automation, flexibility solutions

Increasing customer demands coupled with the need for automation and labor reduction make end-of-line packaging a key area for food producers. We r... READ MORE »

TOMRA adds category director to focus on potatoes

TOMRA Food has announced Marco Colombo as its new global director of potatoes. He joined TOMRA in February after 10 years with Lamb Weston Meijer. ... READ MORE »

Lamb Weston’s third-quarter results ‘mixed,’ says CEO

Lamb Weston Holdings (NYSE: LW) has announced its fiscal third quarter 2020 results. “Our results in the third quarter were mixed,” said To... READ MORE »

The rise of specialty potatoes

Specialty potatoes are distinctive from the standard potato varieties commonly found in the marketplace. They may have a unique skin color, such as de... READ MORE »

Potato vodka maker shifts production to hand sanitizer

With bottles of hand sanitizer flying off retail shelves amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, distilleries are using their spirits to aid the sup... READ MORE »


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