Tasteful Selections, a leader in the bite-size potato category, is pleased to announce the limited launch of its new 100% plastic-free, recyclable and compostable packaging. With recent innovations in paper packaging, the fiber strength and “stretchable” advancements have improved package integrity and made the item competitive with plastics.
Spring into the new season, full of warmer weather and new recipes in Tasteful Selections second quarter of the “It’s the Little Things” Campaign. Continuing to enjoy the little wins, the little celebrations and the little things that help you get through each day; Tasteful Selections is taking the time to enjoy.
Key Technology is teaming up with Bem Brasil, the largest potato processor in Brazil, to add a new state-of-the-art potato strip processing line to Bem’s Perdizes facility. This multimillion dollar purchase includes six VERYX digital sorters, an ADR EXOS automatic defect removal system, three Sliver Sizer Removers and 57 Iso-Flo vibratory conveyors on a line designed to process 30 metric tons of frozen french fries per hour. Bem chose to partner with Key to maximize food safety and consistently meet final product quality specifications while improving operating efficiencies and increasing yield.
Since coming to market in 2010, Tasteful Selections has been a pioneer and leader in the bite-size potato category — owning and operating the entire planting, harvesting and packaging process. With multiple facility and acreage expansions from 2010 to 2018, Tasteful Selections grew to meet demand while responding to consumer preference toward convenience items and smaller pack sizes.
The Little Potato Company, the #1 Creamer potato company in North America, is taking convenience to a new level with the launch of Easy Sides, fully cooked, pre-seasoned Creamer potatoes that are ready to heat and eat in only seven minutes.
In studies performed by Yield10 in greenhouse or field tests, these traits have shown a range of promising activities such as good agronomic performance, increased photosynthesis, increased seed yield and/or increased biomass production.
October 23, 2019
J. R. Simplot Co., Boise, Idaho, signed a research agreement with Yield10 Bioscience, Inc., Woburn, Mass., to evaluate three novel yield traits in potato.