Potato Processor

Arrigoni releases breathable textile crop cover to protect against frost

Onions, leeks and potatoes are vulnerable to low temperatures. Frost causes major damage to young stems and bulbs and may jeopardize the growing cycle... continue reading »

Lamb Weston to begin incorporating vegetable byproduct into packaging

Driving toward a goal of using more sustainable materials in packaging, two Lamb Weston Alexia brand products will use corn and potato starch in their... continue reading »

Lamb Weston to invest $250 million in new China french fry facility

Lamb Weston Holdings announced March 25 an expansion of french fry processing capacity in China and the declaration of its quarterly dividend. “T... continue reading »

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Studying potato trends throughout the retail sector

To understand shopping habits for all potato categories at retail, Potatoes USA partnered with Kantar Insights Consulting to conduct a total store pot... continue reading »

Lamb Weston expands South American footprint with partnership

Lamb Weston has announced the arrival of Lamb Weston-branded french fries in the South American market bloc of Mercosur. This was made possible thr... continue reading »

TOMRA adds SmartGrade to Spectrim packing platform

The new SmartGrade system puts the packhouse in complete control of grading with such accuracy that it is able to pack fruit to maximize sales by matc... continue reading »

US frozen potato exports lag during final quarter of ’20

Exports of U.S. frozen potato products were down nearly 11%, year-over-year, during the fourth quarter of 2020. Sales in domestic retail were up, howe... continue reading »

TOMRA creates divisions for fresh, processed foods; Hunter to retire

TOMRA Food announced Jan. 28 its new organization focused on two business areas, fresh food and processed food. This change creates a powerful orga... continue reading »

Lamb Weston promotes Hatto to senior VP of strategy and growth

Lamb Weston Holdings announced that John Hatto has been promoted to the role of Senior Vice President, Strategy & Growth, as of Jan. 25, 2021. ... continue reading »

Dehydrated potato factory in Washington hit by fire

A large fire broke out at a dehydrated potato processing plant in Warden, Washington, on Jan. 21, which led to evacuations for residents who live near... continue reading »