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Jersey Potato Growers take action to reduce levels of nitrate
Jersey potato growers have identified two areas where farming practices must change this winter to prevent a repeat of the water pollution that shut Val de la Mare reservoir for five months earlier this year.
Sunday, December 4, 2016
Seven US Lamb Weston Facilities Receive ENERGY STAR Certification
Seven of Lamb Weston's thirteen processing facilities in the United States achieved ENERGY STAR® certification from the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
EarthFresh Farms acquires Grand Bend Produce
EarthFresh Farms recently announced the acquisition of the assets of Grand Bend Produce, a Southwestern Ontario based fresh potato business.
Thursday, December 1, 2016
London now has its first crisp restaurant: HipChips
From TIMEOUT Blog London, PotatoPro learned that London now has its first 'Crisp Restaurant'. This paradise for potato (chips) lovers is located in Soho and is called Hipchips
McDonald's accepts additional potato varieties for its fries
In September, McDonald's approved two relatively new potato varieties for the production of their french Fries. They only allow seven varieties now, four of which were developed by the Tri-State Program
Halifax Police: Unclear if needle came from potatoes
After further investigation of the food tampering report of this weekend, Halifax Police concluded it can not be determined where the needle originated. This additional reporting caused a sigh of relieve among Canadian Potato Packers.
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
If you think "Butter is Back", think again...
Consuming high amounts of four major saturated fatty acids - found in red meat, dairy fat, butter, lard, and palm oil - may increase risk of coronary heart disease, according to a new study.
Monday, November 28, 2016
New: 'WET Potato Chips'! In Japan of course...
Snack food company Calbee is playing with fire by expecting people to swallow their new concept potato chips: 'Wet Potato, Moist Mild Soy Sauce Flavor.'
Sunday, November 27, 2016