Potato Processor

Vanmark’s new Asia facility now operational, shipping equipment

Potato and produce processing equipment provider Vanmark has started shipping products from its new Bengaluru, India facility. Three Peeler/Scrubber/... continue reading »

TOMRA highlights partnership with large Chinese potato processor Snow Valley

TOMRA recently highlighted its partnership with Snow Valley Group, a productive Chinese potato cultivation, growing and processing entity. Snow Val... continue reading »

Chatting with TOMRA CEO Tove Andersen; company expands 5C sorter to frozen

In August 2021, Tove Andersen became the CEO of TOMRA, a global supplier of recycling, mining and food production equipment. With a history with c... continue reading »

Potato starch being used to create quicker degrading plastic by Idaho company

Excess starch from processing potatoes can lead to headaches for anyone making potato-based products in large quantities. Fortunately, there are numer... continue reading »

Potato chip makers finding new ways to utilize starch, cut down on waste

As sustainability continues to grab a larger share of public attention, food producers are meeting the challenge by coming up with new ways to get mor... continue reading »

Michigan potato chip company Downey’s continues upward trend

Downey's Potato Chips was started 37 years ago in Waterford, Michigan, by the family that gave the company its namesake. From its humble beginnings s... continue reading »

McCain Foods stops shipment to Russia, cancels processing facility project

Potato processing giant McCain Foods has ceased construction on a Russian processing facility and stopped shipment of its product to Russia. In a M... continue reading »

Simplot, Kraft Heinz ink deal for exclusive production of Ore-Ida brand

The J.R. Simplot Company has agreed on an exclusive, multi-year agreement with Kraft Heinz naming Simplot as the exclusive manufacturer and supplier o... continue reading »

Tomra Food adds to leadership team

Tomra Food has strengthened its leadership team as part of a commitment to deliver even more effective sorting solutions and even more outstanding add... continue reading »

Uglies potato chips rebrands, launches new character

Uglies Kettle Chips has announced a brand redesign with a new logo, website and a package design ready to hit shelves in January. Uglies, a divisio... continue reading »