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David Guest Joins Peak of the Market Ltd.

Peak of the Market Ltd. is proud to announce that David Guest has joined our team as Plant Manager. David is a performance driven professional with over 25 years of comprehensive management experience within food processing plant environments.
https://www.potatopro.com/news/2022/maine’s-foremost-potato-expert-bringing-his-expertise-around-world
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A novel approach to snapshot hyperspectral imaging based on computed tomography imaging spectrometer (CTIS)

A novel approach to snapshot hyperspectral imaging based on computed tomography imaging spectrometer (CTIS) is the result of the interesting collaboration between Newtec Engineering A/S and Physics at the University of Southern Denmark.
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PotatoEurope 2022: Focus on direct farm sales

PotatoEurope 2022 will be taking place on 7 and 8 September 2022 at the Rittergut Bockerode estate in Springe-Mittelrode near Hanover, Germany.
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FoodeQ presents CentreQ - A unique monitoring system for vibratory conveyors

FoodeQ introduces a unique monitoring system for vibratory conveyors driven by unbalanced motors.
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Wada Farms grows its specialty potato program, manages a tight russet supply

Wada Farms Marketing Group is growing its specialty potato program, including red, yellow and fingerling potatoes, says Kevin Stanger, president of the Idaho Falls, Idaho-based company.
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Lays mashed up snack aisle with the newest batch of flavor swap releases

Ready for flavor déjà vu? Last summer, the Lay's brand introduced new potato chips inspired by other fan-favorite Frito-Lay flavors that had fans asking themselves, "Wait, is this Doritos or Lay's?" Now, Lay's is adding another twist
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McDonald's Canada and McCain Foods establish a 'Future of Potato Farming Fund' (CAD 1 million) to help improve soil health through regenerative farming practices

McDonald's Canada and McCain Foods Limited announce the 'Future of Potato Farming Fund' by investing CAD 1million in education, demonstration, and cost-sharing grants to support potato farmers
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Ballarat potato growers ask McCain Foods for 78 percent price increase

Potato farmers in the Ballarat region are demanding a pay rise for their produce, claiming McCain Foods does not pay a fair price for the popular mealtime vegetable. Last season McCain Foods paid growers an average of AUD 0.33 (about USD 0.23)
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Food cutting specialist Urschel acquires Jifco and plans expansion

Urschel Laboratories, Inc., The Global Leader in Food Cutting Technology, officially acquired Jifco Products, Inc. The business has been renamed Urschel South. All previous Jifco employees are now Urschel employees.
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Grote Company Names New Controller and Engineering Manager

Grote Company, a manufacturer of reliable, top-quality food slicing and assembly equipment, announced that Aaron Thomas has accepted the role of controller for PFI (a Grote Company).
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NNZ and Fresh Solutions Network debut Amazables microwaveable potato

The Amazables! microwaveable potatoes were introduced by NNZ Inc. and Fresh Solutions Network/Basin Gold Cooperative at the International Fresh Produce Association’s Foodservice Conference on July 28-29 in Monterey, California.
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Bavaria-Saat GbR presents broad range of varieties at Potato Europe 2022

Due to the war in the Ukraine and persistent drought, the international potato industry is expecting another challenging year. Nevertheless, numerous players from all major potato-growing countries will meet at Potato Europe early September.
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Key Technology Introduces Reversible Zephyr Horizontal-Motion Conveyor

Key Technology, a member of the Duravant family of operating companies, introduces its reversible Zephyr conveyor at Pack Expo booth S-3547. Achieving higher capacities than other horizontal-motion conveyors, Zephyr
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Grote Company Names New Controller and Engineering Manager

Grote Company, a manufacturer of reliable, top-quality food slicing and assembly equipment, announced that Aaron Thomas has accepted the role of controller for PFI (a Grote Company).
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NNZ and Fresh Solutions Network debut Amazables microwaveable potato

The Amazables! microwaveable potatoes were introduced by NNZ Inc. and Fresh Solutions Network/Basin Gold Cooperative at the International Fresh Produce Association’s Foodservice Conference on July 28-29 in Monterey, California.
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Bavaria-Saat GbR presents broad range of varieties at Potato Europe 2022

Due to the war in the Ukraine and persistent drought, the international potato industry is expecting another challenging year. Nevertheless, numerous players from all major potato-growing countries will meet at Potato Europe early September.
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Key Technology Introduces Reversible Zephyr Horizontal-Motion Conveyor

Key Technology, a member of the Duravant family of operating companies, introduces its reversible Zephyr conveyor at Pack Expo booth S-3547. Achieving higher capacities than other horizontal-motion conveyors, Zephyr
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Next-Generation Air Velocity Sensor for ovens promises improved accuracy

Reading Thermal, the leading brand of measurement data logging systems by Reading Bakery Systems (RBS), has announced the release of a new SCORPION® 2 Digital Air Velocity Sensor Array that offers improved accuracy
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World Potato Congress Abstracts and Presentations held in Dublin now available online

Abstracts and Presentations of the 11th World Potato Congress Inc. Dublin, Ireland are now available online