sustainability

New dietary guidelines reaffirm importance of vegetables, potatoes included

It’s official: the latest Dietary Guidelines for Americans have yet again confirmed the importance of eating more vegetables, such as potatoes that ... READ MORE »

What election results could mean for potato industry

We knew heading into 2020 that the presidential election would be one of the biggest stories of the year. It was, but the COVID-19 pandemic and all of... READ MORE »

Potato Expo 2021: Breakout sessions unveiled

The upcoming virtual Potato Expo 2021 event will feature a wide array of breakout sessions and speakers. Here is a sneak peak of what's on tap. Pot... READ MORE »

TOMRA Food joins global sustainability business initiative

TOMRA Food, a global provider of sensors, equipment and digital solutions for the food supply chain, is the newest member of the World Business Counci... READ MORE »

USDA, EPA having Next Gen Fertilizer Challenges

On Aug. 26, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced the Next Gen Fertilizer Challenges,... READ MORE »

Simplot’s Rasmussen pushing to further define potato industry sustainability

Jolyn Rasmussen leads J.R. Simplot’s Raw Development and Sustainability team, which has a mission of “Bringing Earth’s Resources to Life.” The... READ MORE »

Bills in House, Senate would incentivize climate-smart farming practices

In June, a bipartisan group of U.S. Senators introduced the Growing Climate Solutions Act, a bill designed to incentivize climate-smart farming practi... READ MORE »

McCain Foods outlines sustainability initiatives

July 13, on National French Fry Day, McCain is announced a commitment to improving the sustainability of our products, including the iconic french fry... READ MORE »

Sustainability focus of latest ‘Eye on Potatoes’ podcast

Earlier this year, it was announced that the former Potato Sustainability Initiative was expanding to include more facets of the potato supply chain. ... READ MORE »

Yara North America joins Potato Sustainability Alliance

Crop nutrition leader Yara North America has joined the Potato Sustainability Alliance. Founded in 1905 and rooted in Norway, Yara is a global mark... READ MORE »


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