Potato Processor

TOMRA will sort french fries, green beans live at PACK EXPO

The TOMRA 5B will sort french fries and green beans live at the PACK EXPO 2019, Sept. 23-25 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. This machine is c... continue reading »

FAM potato cutting chips

New potato slicer further advances chipping capabilities

While the demands of retailers intensify, potato chip makers search for ways to stay ahead of their competition. FAM’s new Centris 400P is a high-ca... continue reading »

Spudkins Fry Cuts latest potato snack from Calbee

Calbee North America recently announced the launch of a new potato snack — Spudkins Fry Cuts. They are made from russet potatoes and come in three f... continue reading »

Frozen potato product maker reports net sales of $3.757 billion for fiscal year

Lamb Weston Holdings reported a 10% net sales increase to $3.757 billion — including a fourth-quarter of $1.003 billion — for the 2018-19 fiscal y... continue reading »

McCain to open french fry factory in Brazil

McCain Foods, the world leader in frozen french fries, potato specialties and appetizers, and one of the top 10 most valuable food brands in the world... continue reading »

Potato processors make top 10 list of most valuable food brands

Two potato processors rank in the top 10 of Brand Finance’s 2019 list of most valuable food brand’s in the world. Frito-Lay, owned by PepsiCo, ... continue reading »

Penobscot McCrum building new potato processing facility in northeast US

Maine’s potato-growing powerhouse Aroostock County is getting a new potato processing plant. Penobscot McCrum is building a 115,000-square-foot f... continue reading »

Potato processor Lamb Weston acquires Australian brand Harvest Choice

Lamb Weston Holdings (LW) announced June 21 that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Ready Meals Pty Ltd (Ready Meals), a frozen potato proces... continue reading »

Belgium new potato varieties

Why Belgium is the world’s largest exporter of frozen fries

By Melanie Epp | Contributing Writer It’s no secret that Belgians love their fries. In fact, the mere mention of “frietjes” can lead the most... continue reading »

Potato processor shares success with sustainability

German company Agrarfrost offers processed potato products, including french fries, specialty potatoes, potato chips and flakes. European processors h... continue reading »