Wednesday, 31 August 2016

Potato Pathology and Pests Section Meeting 2016 Takes Place in Scotland

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  The European Association for Potato Research (EAPR) organizes in Dundee Scotland, a scientific ...

An International Business Meeting for the Industry: PotatoEurope 2016

An International Business Meeting for the Industry...

 The 11th edition of PotatoEurope will be held on September 14-15 at Villers-Saint-Christophe, hal...

A Better Perspective on Potato Processing: AHDB Potatoes’ Next Generation Visited McCain

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  AHDB Potatoes’ Next Generation recently continued its exploration of Great Britain’s diverse po...

New Appointments at AHDB

New Appointments at AHDB

 Industry veteran Gary Taylor has been given a further two years on the Agriculture and Horticulture De...

Key Technology Promotes Bert Switten as Area Sales Manager

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 Key Technology announces the promotion of Bert Switten as Area Sales Manager for Central and Northern ...

Tong Reinforces Sales Division

Tong Reinforces Sales Division

  Alice Tong, daughter of Chairman Charles Tong, has joined the family-run business, Tong Engineering....

How to Seal 6,000 Potato Packages Per Hour with Ultrasonic Technology

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  The German food company Wernsing Feinkost GmbH, based in Addrup-Essen near Oldenburg, seals 6,000 ba...

Key Technology Introduces VERYX Belt-Fed Digital Sorters

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  Key Technology introduces its VERYX belt-fed digital sorters, with a goal to improve product quality...

Technology Producers Make Drone Demonstrations at Potato Farm in Oregon

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 The Oregon UAS FutureFarm will host the first Ag Drone Rodeo in Pendleton, Oregon on August 18 -19, wh...

Avebe Starts the Potato Harvest Campaign

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 Potato starch producer Avebe has recently announced the s...

New Potato Products Recently Launched Worldwide

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Ballreich Wins Best Potato Chip and Potato Stick

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  Potato producer Ballreich has recently been awarded for...

McDonald’s of the Future Serves Unlimited Fries

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Kiremko is the Main Supplier for New Project Linkage Farm Frites in China

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   Dutch engineering company Kiremko will be the main sup...

New Variety of Innate Potato Approved

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  The J.R. Simplot Company has completed a voluntary cons...

The Use of Nicotine-based Pesticides Limited in Minnesota

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  Seeking to reverse a decline in bees and other pollinat...

Greenpeace Issues Blacklist for Pesticides in EU

Greenpeace Issues Bl...

 Greenpeace Germany has recently published a new version o...

Costs of Developing GM Potatoes Comparable to Conventional Varieties

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  The cost of developing GM potato varieties is in fact n...

Scientists to Test Potatoes Grown in Mars and Moon Soils

Scientists to Test P...

 Scientists of Wageningen University and Research (The Net...

McCain has launched microwaveable jacket potatoes that are ready in just five minutes.

 

Research* amongst parents, carried out by McCain, shows that jacket potatoes are a definite favourite with families - a massive 64% of those surveyed eat them up to four times a week.

However, time pressures are a major factor as the average family meal Monday to Thursday takes just 29 minutes to prepare. The average time people take to cook their jacket, using oven, microwave or both, is 40 minutes, in fact more than a third of people take more than 50 minutes to cook their jacket.

So although people love the delicious taste, comforting smell and fluff of a slow oven-baked jacket more than half say they are deterred from eating jacket potatoes more frequently as they take too long to cook so they're often missed off teatime menus.

It seems there's a constant compromise between oven-baked taste and wanting to speed up the process - which McCain Ready Baked Jackets can provide a solution for.

With McCain Ready Baked Jackets McCain has already done the hard work for you - we cross cut top-quality British potatoes, drizzle them with sunflower oil and slowly oven-bake them, so all you have to do is pop them in the microwave for five minutes giving you enough time to prepare a topping.

McCain takes real, simple ingredients and prepares them with care using no artificial colours or flavours. This means that not only are jackets tasty and quick, they're healthy too.

For fat, saturated fat, sugar and salt Jackets receive a clean sweep of green traffic lights which indicates a low content according to Food Standard Agency guidelines.

* Research carried out by OnePoll on 2,000 parents in September 2011.

 

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