Potato Processor

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 »

Cedric Heymans

New flux of potato-based beverages hitting market

Three international drink makers have brought new potato-based drinks to market. New opportunities for potato growers — both in the U.S. and abroad ... continue reading »

McCain Foods invests $55 million in plant-based frozen food producer Strong Roots

Strong Roots, a leading plant-based frozen food company, and McCain Foods, a family-owned world leader in frozen potato specialties and appetizers, ha... continue reading »

The Little Potato Company debuts new flavor kits, new purple variety

The Little Potato Company is introducing two flavor extensions to its best-selling Microwave Ready line: Smoked Salt and Roasted Garlic, Rosemary and... continue reading »


Tomatoes, potatoes show resiliency to climate change in new study

A new study led by researchers at the University of Florida predicts that the supply chains for two of Americans' most popular plant-based foods — f... continue reading »

‘Coolest Thing in Idaho’ campaign includes potato forming machine

Idaho Steel's Nex-Gem3 Rotary Former is part of the Idaho Manufacturing Alliance's (IMA) Coolest Thing Made in Idaho campaign. In celebration of Na... continue reading »

New potato processing facility coming to eastern Idaho

Plans to complete a 280,000-square foot refrigerated warehouse that will house a potato processing facility in Pocatello, Idaho, are back on. Accor... continue reading »

Key, Exeter announce partnership to distribute potato sorting system

Key Technology and Exeter Engineering have announced the formation of a sales and service partnership in North America. Under the terms of the agreeme... continue reading »

Utz Brands announces leadership changes

Utz Brands, a leading U.S. manufacturer of branded potato chips and salty snacks, recently announced several changes to its executive management team.... continue reading »

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 »