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QualityGrader Receives Upgrades From Flikweert Vision

The QualityGrader was introduced by Dutch specialty machinery maker Flikweert Vision three years ago. A true revolution in optical sorting began wi…

BUSINESS INSIGHTS

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USD160m Lay’s Potato Chips Production Project in Almaty Region

President of PepsiCo Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, the Caucasus, and Central Asia, David Manzini, recently met with Olzhas Bektenov, the prime minister…

POTATO TRENDS

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Celebrating World Food Safety Day: A Look at Germany’s Contributions

In numerous respects, the German mechanical engineering sector contributes significantly to the world’s supply of safe food through the use of its …

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Implementing Regenerative Agriculture Across All McCain Foods’ Potato Acreage by 2030

The Farm of the Future Canada initiative by McCain Foods is making progress in reducing the negative environmental effects of farming. Maintaining …

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Hydrology Tool Set Helps Farmers Make Informed Decisions About Water Usage

Dr. Şerban Danielescu of the Fredericton Research and Development Centre in New Brunswick is assisting both Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC…

PB SPECIAL FEATURES

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Variables Influencing the Stored Potatoes’ Health and Quality

As live, breathing, physiologically active organisms, potato tubers need optimal storage conditions to preserve their quality upon harvest. Growers…

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Potato Irrigation: Computing the Available Water Individually for Each Layer of a Soil Profile

The amount and quality of potato crop yield are significantly influenced by the availability of soil water. When an infection has already occurred,…

AGRO UPDATES

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Storeguard Sprout Inhibitor Now Available to the UK Potato Industry

A new technique for keeping potatoes in ethylene-applied stores with their fry color intact has an exclusive distributor in the UK, and it’s gettin…

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Kurdistan Region to Produce Over 650,000 Tons of Potatoes This Year

100,000 tons of potatoes are needed annually in the Kurdistan Region, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Water Resources data cited by K2…

STORAGE SPECIAL

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Developing an Automation Solution to Address PepsiCo’s Rojana Storage Facility

With its recent partnership with Dematic to integrate automation as a core feature of its enlarged manufacturing and logistics facilities in Rojana…

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Assessing Advanced Potato Breeding Material for Postharvest Storage

Along with working with growers and academic institutions, Munevver Dogramaci, a research plant physiologist and lead scientist of the Potato Resea…

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USD2m in OSU Financing to Develop Methods of Keeping Stored Potatoes From Sprouting

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has awarded Oregon State University researchers USD2m to find better methods of keeping stored potatoes f…

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In response to the growing popularity of brunch in American cities, Side Delights offers affordable, healthful potato products and recipes that mak…

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In honor of Upcycling Month in June, Uglies Kettle Chips—which transforms ‘ugly potatoes’ into aesthetically pleasing kettle chips—is invit…

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Pringles has partnered with Minecraft to bring its consumers a limited-time and incredibly delicious snack in honor of the game’s 15th anniversary….