Side Delights potato farmers team up with mushroom growers

Side Delights® potato farmers in the US have teamed up with mushroom growers to create an in-store promotion with seven original recipes for “A Week’s Worth of Yum.” The program includes a point-of-sale merchandiser with a tear-off recipe card featuring a recipe and a URL to download the Week’s Worth of Yum e-book. Potatoes and mushrooms work naturally together…

India’s potato row: Govt working on solution

According to a report published today by The Hindu’s Business Line, the Gujarat government is working for an out-of-court settlement of cases filed by PepsiCo against nine farmers for growing a variety of potato “registered” by the food and beverages giant, Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel said Wednesday. Nine farmers from Sabarkantha and Aravalli districts in…

Ecommerce is growing in importance for McCain Foods

McCain Foods has selected ecommerce analytics provider e.fundamentals to help drive sales of its products through retailers’ websites. Nick Sultanti, ecommerce lead at the frozen potato products manufacturer, commented: “Ecommerce is growing in importance for McCain.  We see e.fundamentals as the correct choice of data partner for us due to the simplicity of their platform and the…

Side Delights: Value-added potatoes offer convenience

Side Delights potato dishes are driving traffic to retail stores, according to Fresh Solutions Network LLC, supplier to the brand. Side Delights cites Nielsen research about consumers who increasingly seek value-added convenience items, and a 2018 Date Check Pro study on millennials’ preference for in-store shopping over online when it comes to fresh produce, according to a news release. Date Check…

EarthFresh Farms expands into the US

EarthFresh Farms is excited to announce their expansion into the Southeastern USA with an advanced technological packing plant and distribution center in Atlanta, GA. The new 140,000 sq. ft. packing plant and distribution center will operate as EarthFresh Atlanta, using the newest available technologies and equipment to serve customers throughout the Southern USA. Located at…