PROCESSING HEADLINES

FAM

FAM Announces the New Volantis V-Belt Slicing Machine

FAM has started the new year with the launch of a new V-belt slicing machine. Called the FAM Volantis, the machine is suited for the transverse sli…

BUSINESS INSIGHTS

TOMRA

TOMRA Food Reveals Changes in Corporate Governance

Michel Picandet has been appointed Executive Vice President and Head of TOMRA Food. He joined the company on January 1st, 2020 and will be based at…

STORAGE SPECIAL

storage

New Potato Storage Facility Prototype Gets Trialed in the US

Gary Jones Constructions – a U.S.-based company known for its potato cellars – has built a prototype called the ExactAir potato cellar, rep…

VAVI

VAVI Warns Preparations for New Storage Regime Must Begin

VAVI – the Dutch potato processing association – has issued an official warning directed at growers who supply the processing industry not to t…

PB SPECIAL FEATURES

Dossier

The Role of Equipment in Cutting Waste and Improving Sustainability

Lowering operational expenditure, reducing waste and the cost of production without impacting product quality, as well as increasing sustainability…

digital magazine

Don’t Miss the Winter Edition of Potato Business Digital Magazine!

Demand for proficient conveying systems has been on the rise for the last few years, with requirements coming from the potato industry shaping the …

WHITEPAPERS

French fries

Whitepaper: French Fries Market Remains Driven by Expanding Fast Food Chains

Global sales of French fries and chips are worth more than USD20bn at present, with the market witnessing 4% growth per annum.  Much of this devel…

mashed potatoes

Whitepaper: Mashed Potatoes’ Popularity Shows No Sign of Abating

Consumers love mashed potatoes, and they would eat them even more often if they did not have to make them from scratch, recent studies have showed….

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Potato Chips

Potato chips are the most sought-after snacks with 70% of Super Bowl watchers – up four points from the 2019 U.S. Snack Index – expecting potat…

The Little Potato Company

The Little Potato Company has kicked off a new promotion called Big Game, Better Snacks, running through February 13, 2020, in anticipation of Supe…

Mama Belize

Belizean food company Mama Belize has branched out into potato chips. The brand recently released four flavors including Classic Salt, Sweet Spicy,…