A big factor influencing potato demand in the past two decades or two has been low-carb diets that eschewed potatoes, but those negative views are changing, according to Blair Richardson, president of Potatoes USA.
Food Standards Agency (FSA) is launching ‘Go for Gold’ campaign to help people understand how to minimize exposure to acrylamide when cooking at home.
Potato chips producers Herr Foods, Snyder of Berlin, Bickel's Snack Foods Inc., Shearer's Foods, Dieffenbach's Potato Chips and Route 11 announced in December product recalls, according to US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The source of contamination seems to be milk or cheese for the specialties containing this type of ingredients.
A new luxury chips brand was created by the fourth generation potato farmers Mike Russell Smith and Colette Cronje: Savoursmiths. Brand design agency Mystery Ltd has helped with naming, brand identity, packaging design and print material for the new crisp venture.