Potato Processor

Lamb Weston announces $415 million expansion to Idaho processing plant

On July 22, Lamb Weston Holdings officially announced an expansion of french fry processing capacity at its facility in American Falls, Idaho. The ... continue reading »

Initiative underway to implement PEF technology into potato chip industry

Advances in Pulse Electric Field (PEF) technology in the food processing arena represent both cost savings and increasing measures of sustainability i... continue reading »

Key introduces line of vibratory conveyors

Key Technology, a member of the Duravant family of operating companies, introduces its Marathon vibratory conveyors with monobeam construction. Fea... continue reading »

Lamb Weston issues sustainability report, lays out goals for 2030

Lamb Weston Holdings issued its second annual Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) report, which included new 2030 ESG goals. The company also a... continue reading »

Potato processing giant McCain adds to sustainability goals, updates progress

Frozen potato product giant McCain Foods recently announced an aggressive new goal in its efforts to improve its sustainability practices, as well as ... continue reading »

Terra Chips announces three new flavors

Terra Chips, known for exotic multi-colored produce chips, has announced three new flavors — sour cream and onion, sea salt and vinegar and "Screami... continue reading »

Lamb Weston CFO to retire, successor named

Lamb Weston Holdings has announced that Robert McNutt has shared his intent to retire from his position as senior vice president and chief financial o... continue reading »

Lamb Weston expanding original Idaho potato processing facility

Lamb Weston is expanding its American Falls, Idaho, facility to add production capabilities for chopped and formed products, such as potato patties an... continue reading »

Belgium getting pilot fry line to test new techniques

Belgian companies will soon have access to a new pilot frying line to test production methods for fries. Ghent University in Kortrijk in the regio... continue reading »

JR Simplot’s Snowden potato variety deregulated by USDA

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is extending deregulation to J.R. Simplot Company’s... continue reading »