potato processing

Lamb Weston selects new chief supply chain officer

Lamb Weston Holdings has named Gerardo Scheufler as its new senior vice president and chief supply chain officer, beginning Aug. 12, 2019. He replaces... READ MORE »

Michigan potato vodka company gets state grant, will add gin

A vodka made using Michigan potatoes that launched last year is getting a state grant to help increase production. In addition, the distilling company... READ MORE »

Lamb Weston reports 10% net sales increase for 2018-19 fiscal year

Lamb Weston Holdings reported a 10% net sales increase to $3.757 billion — including a fourth-quarter of $1.003 billion — for the 2018-19 fiscal y... READ MORE »

Frito-Lay, McCain rated among most valuable food brands in the world

Two potato processors rank in the top 10 of Brand Finance’s 2019 list of most valuable food brand’s in the world. Frito-Lay, owned by PepsiCo, ... READ MORE »

Idaho potato industry wants more processing facilities, reliable transportation system

The Idaho Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF) recently held regional meetings in Aberdeen, Rexburg and Burley to listen to the needs and concerns of state's... READ MORE »

Penobscot McCrum building new processing facility in Maine

Maine’s potato-growing powerhouse Aroostock County is getting a new potato processing plant. Penobscot McCrum is building a 115,000-square-foot f... READ MORE »

McCain Foods starting work on $300 million expansion to Washington processing facility

McCain Foods USA has announced a $300 million investment in its Othello, Washington potato processing facility, significantly expanding its North Amer... READ MORE »

Ore-Ida being shopped by Kraft Heinz, report says

CNBC reports potato processing giant Ore-Ida is being shopped by parent company Kraft Heinz. Kraft Heinz is looking to make significant profile cha... READ MORE »

Great Lakes Potato Chips developing purple potato chip using MSU’s Blackberry

 As eating habits evolve, the potato’s place at the dinner table continues to change. David Douches, a professor in Michigan State Universi... READ MORE »

Washington growers four weeks behind schedule due to weather

Wet conditions and a lingering winter are causing potato planting delays around the country. In the Pacific Northwest, in particular, precise planting... READ MORE »


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