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Potahto Week Returns to Winnipeg February 23 - March 3
Registration is now open for restaurants hoping to be crowned champion during the 2nd annual Potahto Week in Winnipeg, Manitoba
Wednesday, January 9, 2019
World Potato Congress Inc. Announces New International Advisor
World Potato Congress President, Romain Cools is very pleased to introduce Dr. André Devaux as the newest WPC International Advisor.
Wednesday, January 9, 2019
Biogas from potato waste cuts reduces greenhouse gas emissions Cavendish Farms french Fry plant
Potato Processor Cavendish Farms in New Annan, Prince Edward Island, turns potato material not suitable for french fries into biogas, reducing the plant's dependency on fuel oil by 30 per cent.
McCain Foods in Manitoba prepares for 40th Anniversary Celebrations in 2019
Beginning in the New Year, McCain Foods (Canada) will celebrate 40 years of sustained operation and investment in Manitoba together with employees, growers and neighbours in the local communities where it operates: Carberry and Portage la Prairie.
McCain Foods (Canada) announced Stiekema-Kolhorn Joint Venture as 2017 Crop Year Champion Potato Grower for Alberta
McCain Foods (Canada) announced Stiekema-Kolhorn Joint Venture as 2017 Crop Year Champion Potato Grower for Alberta during the annual Growers’ Appreciation Banquet.
Sunday, December 2, 2018
McCain Foods Commits $75 Million to Manitoba Production Facilities
McCain Foods (Canada) announced infrastructure investments totaling $75 million for its Portage la Prairie and Carberry, Manitoba facilities. The investments further strengthen the company’s potato processing presence in Western Canada.