Potato Processor

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 »

Idahoan to give hundreds of thousands of pouches of mashed potatoes to Memphis

Memphis consumed more Idahoan mashed potatoes than any other community in America in the past year, enjoying more than 8.5 million servings, according... continue reading »

Produce-based snack foods on the rise

Snacking on the go and replacing meals with snacks is a growing trend among young consumers who have health-conscious eyes on functionality with their... continue reading »

Potato processing giant Lamb Weston reports 12% sales decline for second quarter

Lamb Weston Holdings, a large potato processor and publicly traded company, reported second-quarter net sales of $896.1 million, a decline of 12% from... continue reading »

Biden names pick for key trade position in cabinet

President-elect Joe Biden has made picks for two key federal positions that will affect agriculture production and trade of fresh and processed produc... continue reading »

Potato industry golf fundraisers donates $93K to Ronald McDonald House

In spite of a challenging year on multiple fronts, the annual Ag World Golf Classic fundraiser raised $93,168 for Ronald McDonald House Charities. ... continue reading »

Foodservice restrictions have processing potato suppliers unsure how to proceed

Potatoes have a long journey from breeding labs to restaurant fryers. Over a period of five years, or even longer, they’ll pass through greenhouses,... continue reading »

Potato product reflectance meter released by Photovolt Instruments

Photovolt Instruments has released its new Stainless Steel 557 (5G) reflectance instrument. The 577 (5G) unit is capable of measuring potato slabs... continue reading »

TOMRA Food joins global business sustainability group

TOMRA Food, a global provider of sensors, equipment and digital solutions for the food supply chain, is the newest member of the World Business Counci... continue reading »