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December 21, 2022 | Articles

Potato professor obtains another PhD again: ‘On Processing Potato’

’Anyone interested in potato processing and people who want to learn about an innovative research approach’, are potential readers of his most recent doctoral research, according to Anton Haverkort. On 14 September, Haverkort obtained his doctorate for the second time, this time on an extensive research project on potato processing, entitled: On Processing Potato.

November 08, 2022 | News

Lutosa invests 45 million euro in new potato flakes factory to meet growing global demand

Lutosa, a member of the McCain Group, officially inaugurated its new potato flakes factory in Leuze-en-Hainaut (Wallonia, Belgium) on November 3rd, 2022.

October 28, 2022 | News

Lamb Weston Holdings to acquire remaining interest in Lamb-Weston/Meijer

Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc. announces it has entered into an agreement to purchase the remaining equity interests in its European joint venture with Meijer Frozen Foods B.V.

September 23, 2021 | Articles

Higher demands French-fry industry require automation on receipt inspection

‘Automating the entry inspection ensures uniform examination throughout the day and the season. This is important, because the demands are constantly increasing’, says Gerrit Zwep of Aviko. That’s why the French-fry manufacturer recently invested in an automated quality inspection line from RMA Techniek, from the village of s’-Heer Arendskerke.

August 23, 2021 | Blogs

The potato processing industry and its role in animal feed

As mentioned in this blog, potato can be used as animal feed. The processing industry for food products collects potatoes from farms. The tubers are then sorted and graded according to specifications that vary for various products such as chilled fresh and frozen products. After washing, they receive a steam treatment whereafter the loose skin…

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