PROCESSING HEADLINES

Fabcon

Fabcon Ships Two High Capacity Batch Fryers for Norse Snack Maker

UK-based Fabcon Food Systems has shipped two high capacity potato chip batch fryers, alongside a new weighing, slicing and feeding equipment to KiM…

BUSINESS INSIGHTS

Albert Bartlett

Albert Bartlett Buys Stake in Frozen Food Brand

Manchester-based frozen food brand for children Kiddyum has sold a 40% stake to Albert Bartlett, a grower and packer of potatoes reports BusinessLi…

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

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 …

PB2019

The Potato Industry Meets at BP2019 in Harrogate

BP2019 is due to open its gates between November 20-21, 2019 in Harrogate, the United Kingdom. In this preview interview with the organizers of BP2…

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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Purple Potato Chips

A collaboration between Michigan State University researchers and Traverse City-based Great Lakes Potato Chips Co. has resulted in the development …

snacks

According to a new report from Innovative Market Insights, consumers today tend to choose snacks with enhanced nutritional value. Snacking has beco…

Lay's

PepsiCo has launched its first 100% organic potato chips, Lay’s BIO, in at least two European markets. According to a report from Financial Food,…