Potato Processor

Vanmark promotes Davis to VP, announces other staff changes

Industrial potato and produce processing equipment manufacturer Vanmark has promoted Jason Davis to company vice president. Davis will oversee all ... continue reading »

Inside Idaho’s ‘Real Potato Chips’ plant

Idaho produces more potatoes than any other state in the U.S., but when it comes to potatoes grown to become chips, Michigan actually tops the product... continue reading »

TOMRA unveils 5S Advanced sorting platform

Compac, part of the TOMRA Food family, launches the most advanced sorting platform in the industry: the TOMRA 5S Advanced. It builds on the class-lead... continue reading »

Vanmark adds clean-in-place (CIP) system for potato processing equipment

Vanmark, an industrial potato and produce processing equipment manufacturer, has introduced a new option to its Peeler/Scrubber/Washers that automatic... continue reading »

After COVID delay, McCain to restart work on Othello expansion

On Sept. 29,¬†McCain Foods USA, a leading supplier of frozen potato and appetizers across the country, announced the restart of construction of its 17... continue reading »

Fledging chip maker Roots to open facility in Eastern Idaho

Fledging potato chip company Roots Chips has been approved to open a small production facility in Bingham County, Idaho. According to the¬†Bingham ... continue reading »

McCain Foods USA to donate $75K-plus to support No Kid Hungry

McCain Foods USA announced Sept. 14 a new partnership with No Kid Hungry to help ensure children have access to healthy meals amid COVID-related schoo... continue reading »

NatureSeal sulfite-free extenders keep vegetables, fruits from browning

NatureSeal Inc. now offers a family of sulfite-free solutions to keep cut potatoes, sweet potatoes and other root vegetables fresh for up to 21 days. ... continue reading »

Washington potato processors lose $714 million from COVID effects

The COVID-19 pandemic has negatively affected the Washington potato industry by approximately $1 billion, according to a study conducted by the IMPACT... continue reading »

West Virginia Potato Chip Co. gets $250K award for energy, water improvements

The West Virginia Potato Chip Co. is getting a $250,000 boost from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Rural Energy for America (REAP) program. Th... continue reading »