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Eamonn Cullen

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Blending potato varieties on the rise

Since the humble precursor to modern potato first domesticated in Peru 10,000 years ago, the tuber has branched off into thousands of different varietals. Far from being selectively exclusive, different potato cultivars are often combined during the food manufacturing process to get speciality mixes for unique potato derived products. Getting the blending right not only determines the look of the end product, but can impact both the texture, taste and durability.

Steam peeling: increasing profitability and reducing waste in potato processing

As TOMRA ships its 200th steam peeler from our state of the art processing facility in Slovakia, we take a look at the impact steam peeling has on profitability and waste reduction in the potato processing industry.