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Dieffenbach's Potato Chips launches Uglies - potato chips from waste potatoes
The Pennsylvanian snack manufacturer Dieffenbach's Potato Chips Inc. has launched a new potato chip brand named 'Uglies'. The chips are produced from potatoes that farmers would likely be throwing away due to minor imperfections.
Saturday, January 21, 2017
Canada cuts import tariffs on food ingredients to boost manufacturing
As the incoming Trump administration talks about piling on new tariffs to discourage imports and protect American jobs, the Canadian government quietly moved in the opposite direction over the holidays: eliminating tariffs.
Friday, January 20, 2017
Trump picks ex-Georgia-governor Sonny Perdue as Secretary of Agriculture.
Donald Trump has chosen ex-Georgia-governor Sonny Perdue as Secretary of Agriculture.
Thursday, January 19, 2017
NIFA Announces $1.85 million for Potato Breeding Research
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) today announced the availability of $1.85 million in funding for regional potato breeding research to support the development of superior-performing varieties that can be brought to market as soon as possible.
The FAO Food Price Index fell for the fifth consecutive year in 2016
The FAO Food Price Index (FFPI) averaged almost 172 points in December 2016, unchanged from November. For 2016 as a whole, the index averaged 161.6 points, down 1.5 percent from 2015, representing the fifth consecutive annual decline.
Thursday, January 12, 2017
Vista Valley Ag Presented with National Potato Council’s 2016 Environmental Stewardship Award
Boyd Foster of Vista Valley Ag in Ririe, Idaho, received the prestigious 2016 Environmental Stewardship Award during the National Potato Council’s (NPC) 2017 Annual Meeting
Potato Expo 2017 Sees Success as Growers Network and Learn
Potato Expo 2017, held January 4-6 in the city of San Francisco, featured one of the highest number of attendees and exhibitors, the second annual Spud Nation Throwdown Chef Cook-Off, and optimism over the future of the potato industry.
Record Number Of Uae Operators Set To Showcase Trending International Food Concepts At Gulfood 2017
Latest industry research reveals growing demand for new and innovative F&B products
The future of the grocery store: Amazon Go?
Earlier this month Amazon introduced its new grocery store concept Amazon Go. Amazon Go is a new kind of store with no checkout required.
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
PepsiCo Wants to Sell Healthy Food, Consumers Want Chips
Pepsico is a company pulled in two different directions. Chief executive Indra Nooyi has vowed to turn the maker of Fritos, Cheetos, Lay’s and Pepsi into a health juggernaut. But while consumers say they want to eat healthy, often what they really want is chips.