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Key Technology Introduces Global View Software

Key Technology introduces Global View™, a patented new software-driven capability for their VERYX® digital sorters. Global View combines product…

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Double L Acquired by Idaho Investors

Double L, a prominent manufacturer of farm equipment in the Intermountain West, announced it has reached a definitive agreement to be acquired by a…

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Martin Lishman Brings Quality Control to a 1000-year-old Potato Store

For mass importer and producer of seed potatoes, AR Tarim based in Turkey, the need for stringent quality control became a significant factor in he…

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Kenyan Government Invests in Cold Storage Facilities

The Kenyan government is in the process of setting up two potato cold storage facilities in efforts to reduce post-harvest losses in the agricultur…

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Batch Frying: Temperature Control is Paramount

There are two basic methods of frying potato chips – the batch method and the continuous method. The batch method is used for the production …

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Consistency is Key to Successful Seasoning

Most potato chips are salted or seasoned just before packaging. The salt and/or seasoning is generally applied when the product is still hot, in or…

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Azerbaijan to Boost Yield

Azerbaijan to Boost Yield by Using Foreign Potato Varieties

New foreign varieties of potatoes are grown in Azerbaijan, local farmer Samir Verdiyev said. According to the farmer, he grows potatoes in six dist…

IFA Tells Farmers to Grow for Their Markets

IFA Tells Farmers to ‘Grow for Their Markets’

According to the latest potato market report issued by the Irish Farmers Association (IFA), there is a chance that outdoor dining may recommence in…

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University Professors Develop Potato Varieties Using DNA-based Tools

Two professors at the University of Maine in Orono are working on breeding new potato varieties. Professor of crop ecology and management in the Sc…

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Syngenta Offers Protection to Heat-stressed Potatoes

Syngenta UK has launched its first biostimulant in potatoes, Quantis, that has shown to effectively help crops cope with the impact of heat stress….

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McCain Foods’ new ‘Flavour Maker’ retail line in the United Kingdom features three offerings launched “in response to the popularity of flavore…

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Spanish retailer Mercadona has added two new flavors to its potato chips range under the Hacendado private label brand. These include Pollo Asado a…

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After briefly removing it from their menu, Taco Bell brought potatoes back this year. Recently, Taco Bell announced in a press release that the Bee…