“The new bio-refinery at 2 Sisters Food Group’s Carlisle factory is expected to produce 3,500 megawatt hours (MWh) each year in electricity and the equivalent of 5,000MWh in steam to help power the factory. The anaerobic digestion plants will use potato waste from the factory’s mashed potato and pie manufacturing lines as a feed stock.” (http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/sep/29/mashed-potato-to-power-food-factory)
Their other rotten potato products are destined for incineration.
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“A lack of consumer acceptance killed the last genetically modified potato. Monsanto introduced it in 1995 and quietly canned it in 2001.” (http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/nov/08/innate-potato-simplot-gm-watchdogs)
There should be more noise about sneaky canned GM vegetables!
“On one of the Netherlands’ northernmost islands, windswept Texel (pronounced Tessel) surrounded by encroaching ocean and salt marshes that seep sea water under its dykes and into ditches and canals, an enterprising farmer has taken the radical step of embracing salt water” and producing a salt-tolerant potato. (http://www.theguardian.com/science/2014/oct/18/humble-potato-poised-to-launch-food-revolution)