New Zealand is facing a potato shortage after up to 30 per cent of the country’s crop was hit by heavy rain during the 2017 winter season. Chris Claridge, the Chief Executive of Potatoes New Zealand...

The latest Roy Morgan Research has confirmed that potato chips top the category of Australia’s favourite snacks, a status the humble packet chip (or ‘crisp’ as it is sometimes referred) has retained...

Potato chips remain Australia’s favourite snack food When it comes to the nation’s most popular snacks, it seems Australians’ tastes tend more towards savoury than sweet. Potato chips are a favourite...

Tyrrells Crisps launches in Australia UK-based potato crisps brand has launched in Australia. Australian Food News reported in June 2014 that the potato crisp maker had signed a deal with Australian supermarket...

Coles’ potato crisps deal with Tyrrells, Australian vegetable-processing revival predicted Australian supermarket group Coles has reached an exclusive supply deal with one of England’s biggest...

Despite a small overall decline in snack food purchases, potato chips (potato crisps) are still Australia’s most popular snack food, with a third of Australians aged 14 or over buying the product in...

A new study from the Harvard School of Public Health has found that small changes in diet, lifestyle and sleep patterns are strongly linked with long term weight gain, with humble potato the single biggest...

Diamond Foods has struck a deal to buy the Pringles snack brand from consumer goods giant Procter & Gamble for US$2.35 billion. The transaction will see Pringles join a Diamond stable including the...

Lion Capital, a consumer-brands focussed private equity firm based in the UK, is looking to sell the Kettle Foods brand, according to reports. Reuters said sources close to the situation had informed them...

After years of mediocre sales, the potato chip market came alive again during the global downturn, according to market research firm Mintel, with sales jumping 22%*. In addition, other salty snacks experienced...