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Simplot Canada (II) Limited

Potato wedges

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The J. R. Simplot Company potato processing plant in Portage la Prairie, Manitoba, has an annual capacity of more than 300 million pounds (135 million kilos) of frozen french fries and formed potato products.

The plant began operations in 2003, and is among the most efficient facilities of its kind in the world. It was built to accommodate future expansion that could double its initial capacity.

The Portage plant serves large quick-service-restaurant chains and other U.S. customers in the East, Southeast, and Midwest.
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Simplot's Portage la Prairie Plant
February 13, 2024

Simplot Fertilizer and Potato Processing Plants Recognized for Energy Efficiency

A sustainable business. A healthy planet. A responsibility to all. Purposeful actions that benefit our world and the bottom line ensure successful operations at Simplot now and well into the future.
Simplot's 4Sight 2030 Goals
August 20, 2022

Simplot's 4Sight 2030 Goals

Recently Simplot, a potato processor and a supplier of a wide range of agricultural products, highlighted its sustainability goals. Covering all aspects of the agricultural value chain, gives Simplot on edge...
Direct-seed potatoes show no harvest hit
January 30, 2021

Low tillage potato trial showed no impact on yield and quality

The amount and quality of the potatoes coming off Chad Berry’s field last fall weren’t that much different from one side to the other, but one half came with a lot less tillage.
Potato shortage looms on Prairies
October 31, 2019

Potato shortage looms on Prairies (Canada)

Potato processing plants in Manitoba and Alberta may not run at full capacity this winter. About 20,000 acres of potatoes were in the ground in Manitoba as of the middle of October, and growers needed two weeks of favourable weather to harvest the crop.