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Report: Global Frozen Potato Fries Market Analysis

The Global Frozen Potato Fries Market Research Report 2020 provides an accurate investigation of the different models and parameters affecting the industrial growth of the Frozen Potato Fries market at a global level. An evaluation of the impact of the current conditions and trends in the market is additionally included to provide an overview of the market’s future position. The report provides[Read More…]

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Study: Strong and effective industry outlook and business growth expected for chips and crisps market

A prominent firm Marketresearch.biz, in its recent market research report, suggests that the demographic data to its repository titled ‘Global Potato Chips and Crisps Market Incredible Possibilities, Growth Analysis and Forecast To 2028′  study for a strong and effective industry outlook and business growth. Potato Chips and Crisps market presents substantial inputs about the market size, regional trends, market share, and[Read More…]

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‘Strategic and growing’: Lamb Weston’s Argentinian JV opens up South American market

Lamb Weston and Argentina’s Sociedad Comercial del Plata (SCP) are forming a joint venture they say will open doors to the South American processed potato market. US company Lamb Weston is one of the largest producers and processors of frozen french fries and other frozen potato products in the world. Each partner will own 50% of the new joint venture,[Read More…]

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Lamb Weston eyes South America sales with new potato partnership

Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc. announced last week that it has formed a joint venture with Sociedad Comercial del Plata in Argentina to serve the nearly 2-billion-pound South American market. Each partner will own 50% of the new joint venture, Lamb Weston Alimentos Modernos S.A. Lamb Weston Alimentos Modernos S.A. will sell frozen potato products under the Rapipap and Morixe brands[Read More…]

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McCain Foods begins construction on Washington potato processing plant

McCain Foods USA has started construction on a 170,000-square-foot expansion at its potato processing facility in Othello, Wash. The $300 million project is estimated to bring 180 new jobs to area residents and will require an additional 11,000 acres to be sourced from Washington potato growers, according to the company. “McCain Foods has a rich history of producing high quality[Read More…]

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EU to challenge Colombia at WTO to protect Belgium fries

The European Union will file a complaint at the World Trade Organization against Colombia over duties imposed on imports of frozen potato fries, EU trade commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom said on Monday. Colombia imposed anti-dumping duties of up to 8% in November 2018 on frozen fries from Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany after complaining that the prices of these imports were[Read More…]

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Annual Insight reports on current potato market outlook

Annual Insight recently published a new report on the current potato market situation. In the report the company says that there were strong sales growth for Agristo. The strong net sales development in 2018 reportedly shows that Agristo was able to fill its new plant in Wielsbeke. Annual Insights also reports that Mydibel is planning to build a new processing[Read More…]

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Over 99% of farmers follow EPA pesticide rules, so why is the public scared of chemicals?

In September the Federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in the US released its 2017 pesticide residue sampling data results. FDA concluded: “The latest set of results demonstrate once again that the majority of the foods we test are well below the federal limits set by the Environmental Protection Agency. Government sampling data shows an over 99% compliance rate among[Read More…]

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New french fry production line of Farm Frites in Egypt officially opened

In Egypt, the ministers of investment and trade last month opened the new production line of the Dutch Farm Frites company in the 10th of Ramadan City in Sharqia governorate. The new line will be established on an area of 9,300 square meters with total investments of USD 40 million. After attending the inauguration ceremony, Investment Minister Sahar Nasr said[Read More…]

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$430 million Cavendish potato processing facility in Canada now officially open

As the cliché goes, the official opening of the Cavendish plant in Lethbridge in Canada’s Alberta province was no small potatoes. Premier Jason Kenney, Provincial Agriculture Minister Devin Dreeshen, Mayor Chris Spearman, and many members of the Irving family attended the event on Thursday, including company President Robert Irving. The $430 million facility, when operating at full production capacity, will[Read More…]

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Mydibel to build new potato processing factory in Belgium

Mydibel Fresh has announced plans to build a new plant in Mouscron, Belgium. According to the official press statement, the construction is part of the company’s strategy of sustainable development, Potato Business reports. The factory is expected to become operational in autumn 2020 and will produce chilled pre-fried fries. The new project will be located next to Gramybel, the plant[Read More…]

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How Indra Nooyi got PepsiCo’s customers to accept a heart-healthy alternative to potato chips

Former PepsiCo chief Indra Nooyi, who stepped down as CEO last year, was instrumental in shifting company’s focus from sugary beverages to healthier options. But it wasn’t always an easy task for the former CEO. Speaking at Fortune magazine’s Most Powerful Women International Summit recently, Nooyi recalled how she met with a lot of resistance not only from the investors[Read More…]

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Potato processing market to reach USD 37.41 billion by 2026

Growing demand for processed foods, increasing consumer inclination towards vegetarian food and snacks, an expanding food retail industry along with the improving global potato crop over the years are key factors contributing to high CAGR of Potato `Processing market during the forecast period. According to the current analysis of Reports and Data, the global Potato Processing market was valued at[Read More…]

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McCain launches SureCrisp fries to counter soggy delivery fries

It is a truth universally acknowledged that ordering fries for delivery is going to result in a potent cocktail of devastation, regret, and cold, soggy potato, as the fries slowly steam themselves in transit, writes James Hansen on MSN. Question one: Why, then, do people still order them? Question two: Is it an insurmountable issue? Perhaps, no longer. McCain, the[Read More…]

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Lay’s potato chip bag is getting its first new look in 12 years

Lay’s potato chips are about to get a packaging revamp. The redesigned potato chip bag and new logo give Lay’s its first new look in 12 years. Unlike previous redesigns, Lay’s isn’t undergoing a radical transformation. Instead, the refreshed logo and packaging are meant to make the brand feel more modern and contemporary, said Jon Guerra, senior director of design at Frito-Lay.[Read More…]

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Aviko to build a new factory in Belgium

The Dutch company, Aviko, is going to build a new factory in Poperinge, Belgium. This facility will be used to produce frozen french fries and potato flakes. Aviko’s parent company, Royal Cosun, took this decision recently. With this move, Aviko is responding to the annual increase in demand for potato products. The global market for frozen potato products grows by[Read More…]

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‘Eco friendly’ packaging for fries made from potato skins

It was widely reported in the media during the end of last year that Italian designers Simone Caronni, Paolo Stefano Gentile and Pietro Gaeli have created an ecological packaging for fries made from recycled potato skins (peels), as a sustainable alternative to paper. We wish to rehash that here… Called “Peel Saver”, the packaging is essentially made of starch and[Read More…]

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