McCain Foods increases its stake in Vertical Farming startup GoodLeaf
March 01, 2021
McCain Foods Limited has made a substantial investment in TruLeaf Sustainable Agriculture and its wholly owned subsidiary GoodLeaf Farms, Canada's largest commercial vertical farming operation, to help drive the company's growth and expansion plans.
McCain Foods sells majority stake in 'Wong Wing' to Champlain led investor group
February 28, 2021
An investor group led by Champlain Financial Corporation, and including Fondaction, has acquired a majority stake in the Wong Wing business unit ('Wong Wing') in partnership with McCain Foods Canada ('McCain').
Potato Growers Select 2021 National Potato Council Leaders
February 25, 2021
At the National Potato Council (NPC) 2021 Annual Meeting held virtually due to travel restrictions, Dominic LaJoie of Van Buren, Maine was elected to serve as NPC’s 2021 President and to head the grower-led organization’s Executive Committee.
USDA, FDA: Food and food packaging highly unlikely to spread COVID-19
February 23, 2021
Food and food packaging are highly unlikely to spread COVID-19, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in a reminder last week.
Pringles introduces Wendy's Baconator Flavour in Canada
February 22, 2021
Ready to feed your curiosity? Behold the one-bite Baconator®! The NEW limited-time edition Pringles* Wendy's® Baconator Flavour Chips layer all the tastes of the famous Wendy's Baconator into a totally munchable, mind-blowing snack.
Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association elect new president
February 15, 2021
Bill Guenthner of Guenthner Farms was elected WPVGA Board President for 2021. The WPVGA Associate Division Board of Directors elected Chris Brooks of Central Door Solutions to be its President for 2021. The WSPIA Board of Directors elected J.D. Schroeder of Schroeder Bros. Farms, President for 2021.