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Farm Frites' Ultimate Chip picks up Chef's Choice award
Just four months on from its launch to market, Farm Frites’ Ultimate Chip (French Fries for those outside the UK) has been awarded a coveted Chefs Choice Award.
Brazil introduces anti-dumping duty for frozen potatoes from Germany, Belgium, France and The Netherlands
Last week the Brazilian Government has decided to impose an anti-dumping duty on frozen potatoes (tariff code 2004.10.00; mostly frozen french fries) imported from Germany, Belgium, France and The Netherlands. The level and duration of the anti-dumping duties are not yet published.
Lutosa invests in Burgmetaal lifting tools to facilitate handling of VFFS bag forming shoulders
Belgian metalworking specialist Burgmetaal has installed 20 lifting systems at Lutosa to facilitate the handling and exchange of the (bag) forming shoulders for the VFFS packaging machines.
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
La mayor fábrica de papas prefritas congeladas de Brasil comprará papa argentina
Bem Brasil se prepara para la apertura de su segunda planta en el estado de Minas Gerais.
Saturday, February 11, 2017
Aviko announced a €200m investment to add extra potato processing capacity
Aviko, one of the top potato processing companies in Europe, plans to invest € 200 million (USD 210 million) in new and existing production plants.
McDonald's Japan adds French Fry flavor based on nostalgic student snack
Starting next week, McDonald’s Japan will offer daigaku imo French fries. Daigaku Imo litterally means “college potato”. It is a popular sweet potato snack with a sweet sauce, and allegedly gets its unusual name from being a hit with cash-strapped students looking for a cheap yet tasty bite.
Cosun Potato Processing activities (Aviko) make up for decline in sugar
Royal Cosun announces an increase in its profit for 2016 in comparison with 2015. The projected decline in the profit on sugar was offset by firmer results on other activities, especially potatoes.
Aardappeltelers voorzien het komende seizoen een tekort aan pootgoed
Volgens bronnen binnen de NEPG (North-Western European Potato Growers) zou de eerder verwachte areaaluitbreiding, als gevolg van een tekort aan pootgoed, minder zijn dan eerder verwacht.
Wednesday, February 8, 2017