Just in time for summer, Tasteful Selections releases two new microwave-ready potato trays
May 23, 2022
Grilling is a highlight of summer. From brats, burgers and steak to fish, chicken or pork chops—America is grilling! And Tasteful Selections is ready to help consumers enjoy fresh potatoes all summer long.
Airdrie, Alberta is home to the newest (potato) production facility of snack maker Super-pufft
May 21, 2022
The new USD 50-million facility of snack manufacturer Superpufft in Airdrie will support Alberta potato producers and create more than 100 jobs. The food processor selected Alberta because of the province’s reputation as a consistent producer of high-quality potatoes.
Public-private potato breeding partnership for smallholder farmers enters second phase
May 14, 2022
The International Potato Center (CIP), the globally active Dutch seed potato company HZPC, and the Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture (SFSA) announce the launch of a second, five-year phase of their partnership
Peak of the Market Ltd. Charts New Future
May 02, 2022
Manitoba, Canada Producer organisation Peak of the Market Ltd. is announcing a new direction: with the recent changes in legislation, Peak of the Market has been re-established as a for-profit company and will now be known as Peak of the Market Ltd.
Picketa Systems raises CAD 300,000 to launch real-time plant sample analysis in the potato industry in Atlantic Canada
May 02, 2022
New Brunswick agricultural technology company, Picketa Systems, closed their CAD 300,000 pre-seed investment round to deploy their innovative plant nutrient analysis and decision support system to the Atlantic Canadian potato industry.
Bolivia y Corea suscriben convenio para incentivar y fortalecer la producción de arroz y papa
April 30, 2022
El Ministerio Boliviano de Desarrollo Rural y Tierras (MDRyT) y el Programa Coreano de Agricultura Internacional (KOPIA), de Corea del Sur, suscribieron este martes un convenio de cooperación por USD 1,6 millones.
Mike Barber Returns to PFI as Regional Sales Manager for the Great Lakes Territory
April 29, 2022
Precision Food Innovations (PFI), a manufacturer of sanitary conveying equipment, announced the return of Mike Barber as regional sales manager for the upper midwest. Barber was previously with the company from 2006 until 2020.