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Potato News from Canada

Belgian Potato Equipment manufacturer AVR announces new dealers in Canada
AVR bvba, a Belgian manufacturer of agricultural potato equipment, has enlarged its dealer network in Canada with 3 new dealers offering their entire range of equipment.
Friday, November 9, 2018
Cavendish Farms argues that legal limits on the size of PEI family farms are too restrictive
On Prince Edward Island the Lands Protection Act limits the maximum size of land a landowner or corporation can own. Robert Irving, president of processor Cavendish Farms said current limits should be doubled, so potato farmers can increase their yields.
Saturday, November 3, 2018
Hippie Snacks Launches Cauliflower Crisps and Avocado Crisps in different flavours
Hippie Snacks, a Canadian company specializing in premium plant-based foods, has added two new products to its lineup: Cauliflower Crisps (in Original and Classic Ranch flavors) and Avocado Crisps (in the flavours Guacamole and Sea Salt).
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Little potato company
Driven by consumer feedback, The Little Potato Company's Microwave Ready and Oven|Grill Ready Kits have gotten a fresh look, more functional packaging and two delicious new flavors: Tomato Basil and Roasted Red Pepper & Onion.
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Prince Edward Island potato growers at the mercy of the elements
A cold spring, dry summer and wet fall are the recipe for a late end to the potato harvest on Prince Edward Island. It may take until mid November before all farmers are finished.
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Cavendish Farms selects TOMRA's Eco Steam Peeler for its potato processing plant in Alberta
Cavendish Farms, one of the larger potato processors producing frozen french fries in North America, is equipping its new, state-of-the-art production facility in Lethbridge, Alberta with TOMRA’s Eco steam peelers.
Tuesday, October 23, 2018