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Purple potato chips coming from Great Lakes Potato Chips

As eating habits evolve, the potato’s place at the dinner table continues to change. David Douches, a professor in Michigan State University'... continue reading »

Ontario potato farm EarthFresh Farms adding packing plant in Georgia

EarthFresh Farms, an Ontario-based farming operation, is expanding to the U.S. with a 140,000-square-foot advanced technological packing plant in the ... continue reading »

Clarebout Potatoes founder becomes silent parter in farming equipment maker Dewulf

Jan Clarebout of Clarebout Potatoes, a Belgium potato-processing company, has become a major investor and silent partner in Dewulf. Clarebout, alon... continue reading »

Better Made issues recall after mixing cheddar and sour cream flavor with original potato chips

As a preventative measure, Better Made Snack Foods of Detroit, is recalling 10-ounce packages of Original Potato Chips because they may contain undecl... continue reading »

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Tong introduces root-crop soak tank that combines three stages into one

Tong Engineering is introducing a uniquely designed jacuzzi pre-soak tank with integrated destoner. Built to combine destoning, pre-soak and floati... continue reading »

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Music-inspired potato chips from Frito-Lay ‘turn up the flavor’

Frito-Lay’s latest campaign involves three music-inspired flavor infusions of potato chips. “Turn Up The Flavor” includes three limited-time-... continue reading »

Specialty potato product maker Rite Stuff Foods bought by Frostkrone Group

Quickly expanding German company Frostkrone Group recently announced the acquisition of Idaho potato processor Rite Stuff Foods Inc. "We have had g... continue reading »

Steamable potato wedges debuted by Bob Evans Farms

Bob Evans Farms recently announced the addition of a steamable line of flavored potato wedge side dishes. The new product line launched with three var... continue reading »

Non-GMO acrylamide reducer debuted by Kerry, Renaissance BioScience

Acrylamide is fast becoming a big concern for the food industry, due to the growing body of evidence of its role as a potential carcinogen. Acryleast ... continue reading »

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New line of microwavable mini potatoes hits Canadian market

There is a new line of flavored mini potatoes available in eastern Canada. W.P. Griffin Inc. has announced the launching of Potato Cuisine Microwavea... continue reading »