Category: Processing/Chips/Fries

Australia: Potato chip business in financial trouble

A potato chip business owned by one of the country’s biggest potato farmers has been placed into administration. Potato Magic Australia, at Griffith in south-west New South Wales, was established by Paul Rennie, who farms north of the city at Hillston. Administrator PPB Advisory says the Griffith site has suffered a period of financial losses and it’s now trying to find a buyer for the business.

Source: www.abc.net.au

Kenya: Firms to Start Potato Processing Project

Nyandarua county will benefit from a multimillion-shilling potato project that will involve large-scale production, processing and marketing. The International Potato Center and Deutsche Gesellschaft Internationale will undertake the project. The two firms have a similar one in Nigeria. They will partner with the National Potato Council of Kenya and other stakeholders to implement the project.

Source: allafrica.com