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Potato News from New Brunswick

New Partnership Brings Major Agricultural Trade Show to Grand Falls, NB
A New Brunswick-grown industry partnership will see Grand Falls host an all-new edition of the major farming trade show AgriExpo this summer.
McCain Foods Recognizes Les Fermes FC Daigle As Champion Grower; a 42 year partnership
Les Fermes FC Daigle Inc. of Drummond was named the 2017-2018 McCain Champion Potato Grower for Grand Falls, New Brunswick. The Daigle family has been contracting with McCain Foods for 42 years
Monday, September 10, 2018
McCain Foods Recognizes Carl Crandlemire As Champion Grower; a 28 year partnership
Carl Crandlemire was named the 2017-2018 McCain Champion Potato Grower for Florenceville-Bristol, NB.
Wednesday, August 29, 2018
Mahindra & Mahindra joins McCain and Monsanto as investor in Big Data company Resson
Resson, a predictive analytics company for the agricultural industry, welcomed Mahindra & Mahindra as a strategic partner, joining existing strategic partners, which include McCain Foods and Monsanto Growth Ventures.
Thursday, May 10, 2018
New Brunswick Seed Potato Farmers named Atlantic's 2018 Outstanding Young Farmers
Seed Potato Farmers Robert Anderson and Jill Ebbett of East Glassville, New Brunswick (Canada) were named Atlantic’s Outstanding Young Farmers
New potato varieties could improve taste of French fries
Potato growers and industry members gathered in Fredericton for the Potato Selection Release Open House on Wednesday to learn what new varieties are available for trial that could improve yields and taste – including the varieties used to make French fries.
Thursday, February 15, 2018
Lunchtime is over for the Colorado potato beetle
Chemicals in the leaves of potato plants, produced naturally by the plant, may hold the key to a new way to control Colorado potato beetles - a major pest for potato growers.
Saturday, January 13, 2018
McCain Foods (Canada) Potato Processing Line Expansion in Florenceville-Bristol, New Brunswick Now Open
McCain Foods (Canada) has officially opened its new $65M state-of-the-art potato specialty production line, expanding the company's flagship potato processing facility in Florenceville-Bristol, New Brunswick.
New equipment fuels growth for Covered Bridge Potato Chip Company
The Covered Bridge Potato Chip Company will boost production to accommodate the growing demand for its products, thanks to a $437,500 investment from the Government of Canada. The investment includes a new line for the production of popcorn.
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Mccain Foods recognises Lakeside Farms as Champion Grower
Lakeside Farms Ltd. of Greenfield was named the 2016-2017 McCain Champion Potato Grower for Florenceville-Bristol, NB during the 44th Annual McCain Growers’ Banquet held August 23 at the Northern Carleton Civic Centre.
Tuesday, September 5, 2017