Potatoes are the main crop grown in New Brunswick.

New Brunswick produces over 20,000 hectares of potatoes with 56% of the crop destined for processing, 25% to fresh market and 19% for seed.

New Brunswick is also the province where McCain Foods Limited - now the largest potato processor worldwide - was founded.

Agricultural Statistics New Brunswick
Potato Area Planted in 2018 :53000.00acres
Potato Area Planted in 2017 :51700.00acres
Potato Area Harvested in 2017 :51600.00acres
Potato Production in 2017 :15159.00(000) cwt
Potato Yield in 2017 :293.80cwt/acre
Potato Area Planted in 2016 :47630.00acres
Potato Area Harvested in 2016 :47000.00acres
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