Aviko Acquires Chinese French Fry Maker

January 17, 2020

Royal Cosun has announced Aviko has reached an agreement with Hongyuan Agriculture to acquire 90% of its shares in Hongyuan Louis. Hongyuan Louis is a relatively young producer of frozen French fries located in Xilinhot, North of Bashang in China. The deal includes a factory with an annual capacity of 50,000 tons, potato storages, a […]


Royal Cosun Announces New Aviko CEO

December 13, 2019

Royal Cosun has announced the appointment of Chris Deen as the CEO of the Aviko Group, with effect from January 15, 2020. Deen will succeed Ton Chstinaanse who currently holds this position on an interim basis. Deen has a proven track record in leading businesses in foodservice, food ingredients, and retail. Previously he held the […]


Aviko Reveals Plans for New French Fry Factory in Belgium

September 13, 2019

Aviko recently revealed plans to direct a major investment in its production capacity in Poperinge, Belgium. The announcement follows approval by Aviko’s parent company Royal Cosun. The capital injection includes the establishment of an entirely new production facility for frozen French fries and potato flakes for markets in Western Europe, Asia, and South America. “The […]

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Aviko Ends Snow Valley Cooperation

December 7, 2018

Aviko, a Royal Cosun company, and Snow Valley Agriculture have agreed to end their joint venture in China. Both partners concluded that their views on the growth in the Chinese market differ to such an extent that there is too little basis to continue successfully together. On the basis of constructive negotiations, the partners have […]


Aviko Launches “Chef Hacks” for Foodservice

September 6, 2018

Aviko has launched a series of Chef Hacks videos showing how to tap into the latest taste trends from Indian street food to breakfast on-the-go. “With a focus on the latest flavor profiles, Aviko’s new series provides chefs with time-saving tips to bring the hottest food trends to their menus. From innovative vegan and vegetarian […]

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Aviko Announces Agreement with INS Ecosystem

December 14, 2017

INS, the decentralized ecosystem for the grocery market, announced that leading potato processing company, Aviko intends to be listed on the INS Ecosystem, joining the direct-to-consumer movement. With a 24 percent share of the European market, Aviko is a subsidiary of Royal Cosun, a key player in the global food industry with an annual turnover […]


Aviko Supports Celiac Awareness Week

May 9, 2016

Aviko, one of the largest potato processors worldwide, is supporting caterers during Celiac Awareness Week (9th – 15th May 2016) with the launch of its ‘top tips’ booklet, a guide to catering for gluten-free and celiac customers out-of-home. With 73% of people feeling that the out-of-home sector doesn’t do enough to cater for gluten intolerance, […]


Frozen Potato Market: Foodservice Plays a Key Role in Eastern Europe

February 16, 2016

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations reports that the European production of potatoes in 2014 amounted to about 123 million tonnes. Eastern European countries were responsible for more than 60% of this total, with Russia, Ukraine, Poland, Belarus and Romania on the list of top 10 European producers. Nevertheless, only about 0.2% […]

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