processing

Idaho Steel’s potato former part of ‘Coolest Thing Made in Idaho’ campaign

Idaho Steel's Nex-Gem3 Rotary Former is part of the Idaho Manufacturing Alliance's (IMA) Coolest Thing Made in Idaho campaign. In celebration of Na... 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 »

Tong Engineering updates potato polisher

Tong Engineering has unveiled several updates to its range of vegetable polishing equipment. Originally introduced to the market in 2012, the TPS-P... READ MORE »

Seed potato growers among those struggling with processing demand uncertainty

Potatoes have a long journey from breeding labs to restaurant fryers. Over a period of five years, or even longer, they’ll pass through greenhouses,... READ MORE »

Vanmark adds clean-in-place (CIP) option for potato washing system

Vanmark, an industrial potato and produce processing equipment manufacturer, has introduced a new option to its Peeler/Scrubber/Washers that automatic... READ MORE »

Sulfite-free extenders from NatureSeal keep cut potatoes from browning

NatureSeal Inc. now offers a family of sulfite-free solutions to keep cut potatoes, sweet potatoes and other root vegetables fresh for up to 21 days. ... READ MORE »

McCrum family opens new processing facility in Maine

Growing potatoes in northern Maine is nothing new to the McCrum family. However, opening North America’s newest fry processing plant during COVID... READ MORE »

USDA, FDA could force potato processors to stay open

Two U.S. federal government agencies have reached an agreement where produce processors would be forced to remain open during the COVID-19 pandemic, ... READ MORE »


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