Potato Processor

JR Simplot, Yield10 Bioscience reach deal to study novel yield traits on potatoes

Yield10 Bioscience has announced that it has signed a research agreement with Boise, Idaho-based J. R. Simplot to evaluate three novel yield traits ... continue reading »

Potato, citrus, stone fruit processing equipment unveiled at PMA Fresh

TOMRA Food has a strong presence at PMA this year with a state-of-the-art sorting machine and two innovative new products. [caption id="attachment_... continue reading »

Potato-centric fast food chain reopened in UK by Albert Bartlett

A defunct potato-centric fast food chain is being revived by a longtime growing firm in the UK. Spudulike, which debuted in 1974 but ceased operati... continue reading »

McCain breaks ground on $300 million expansion in Washington

McCain Foods USA officially started construction Oct. 15 on its new $300 million, 170,000-square foot potato processing facility in Othello, Washingto... continue reading »

Lamb Weston forms partnership to service South American market

Lamb Weston Holdings announced Oct. 15 that it has formed a joint venture with Sociedad Comercial del Plata in Argentina to serve the nearly two-billi... continue reading »

Black Gold Farms owners add transportation company

The Halverson family, owners and operators of Black Gold Farms, are getting into the transportation business. [caption id="attachment_13155" alig... continue reading »

California Chamber of Commerce files lawsuit to stop acrylamide label warnings

The California Chamber of Commerce has filed a lawsuit to stop requirement of Prop 65 warning labels on foods and beverages than contain acrylamide. ... continue reading »

Master Chefs’ Institute honors Lamb Weston frozen potato products with Seal of Excellence

The Master Chefs’ Institute recently issued Lamb Weston a Seal of Excellence rating across five product categories, comprising 52 Lamb Weston potato... continue reading »

Cavendish Farms opens new $430 million potato processing facility in Alberta

Cavendish Farms' new $430 million frozen potato processing plant in Canada is open for business. A ribbon-cutting ceremony took place at the Lethbridg... continue reading »

Lamb Weston reports 8% increase in net sales during first quarter

Lamb Weston Holdings reported an 8% net sales increase year-over-year for the first quarter of its 2019-20 fiscal year. Sales totaled $989 million. ... continue reading »