Potato

With sites in Lincoln, Scotland and the South West, Branston is one of the UK’s leading suppliers of potatoes. It has launched trials into net zero production through sustainable fertilisers.

Branston’s race to net zero in the potato supply chain

By Oliver Morrison

Branston, one of the UK’s largest suppliers, has begun trials to assess the viability of creating net zero potatoes. Field Technical Manager Andrew Blair shares his insights into the methods the company is following and how it hopes to establish a process...

ProSweets, to be held in Cologne, Germany, next week, will be showcasing a startling variety of innovative NPDs.

Snacking NPD at ISM: Chickpea biscuits and apple chips

By Gill Hyslop

ProSweets/ISM is not only about confectionery. Hundreds of bakery and snack makers will also tout their services– here are just a few examples of what they have to offer in Cologne, Germany (January 28 to 31, 2018).

Yellow Diamond potato chip maker Prataap Snacks is expecting to be listed by October or November in India. Pic: ©iStock/Kravuttinun

Indian Prataap Snacks plans IPO by October-November

By Gill Hyslop

Yellow Diamond potato chip maker Prataap Snacks has announced its initial public offering (IPO) will hit the market in two months as it looks to expand operations and enter new categories.

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Calbee resumes potato chip sales in Japan

By Gill Hyslop

Japan’s largest potato chip producer Calbee (with a 73% market hold) has restarted sales of the country’s most popular snack it suspended in April due to a severe potato shortage.

What's hot at Snack Attack 2016?

Snack Attack 2016

What's hot at Snack Attack 2016?

By Douglas Yu

Seasonal flavors, premium and free-from health trends continue to dominate the snack industry, according to the latest annual Snack Attack showcase hosted in New York City.The 16 brands who presented at the Editor Showcase event displayed their newest...

JicaChips come in five flavors: Sea Salt, Smoked BBQ, White Cheddar, Spicy Soy Ginger, and Cinnamon Sugar

JicaChips to bring potato chip alternative beyond farmer’s markets

By Adi Menayang

With a love of cooking and an assortment of spices at home, a New York couple experimented making snacks out of jicama, a root vegetable they learned about while on vacation in Mexico. As it proved popular in their community, JicaChips is expanding nationwide.

Move over potato chips...consumers want veggie chips, hummus and now seaweed, say manufacturers

'There’s going to be little tweaks in the direction of better-for-you because it isn’t just a niche group like granola people, it’s everybody'

Trendy snacks: Will seaweed, hummus and cassava spell the death of the potato chip?

By Kacey Culliney

The alternative chip craze has exploded with a flurry of root veg and plant products on shelf, but can they compete with or even kill off the infamous potato chip?

EFSA's final scientific opinion on acrylamide in food said the highest dietary contributor for adults was fried potato products like French fries

EFSA stands by acrylamide cancer concerns

By Kacey Culliney

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has published its final opinion on acrylamide in food, reconfirming previous evaluations that it increases the risk of developing cancer for consumers in all age groups.

The official ribbon cutting ceremony

Tomra Sorting opens €2.1m R&D centre in Dublin

By Jenny Eagle

Tomra Sorting has opened a €2.1m research centre in Citywest, Dublin, which includes an office, workshop, demonstration space, peeling process development lab, advanced optics lab and a sorting test facility.