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Potato News from Alberta

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
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
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
University of Lethbridge shows industry partners its growing potato research activities
Last Friday, the University of Lethbridge has opened the doors to its Potato Research Lab to showcase the work being done to support potato growers and processors.
Saturday, August 18, 2018
Mccain Foods Canada Recognizes S-Scan Farms As Champion Grower
S-Scan Farms of Scandia, Alberta was named the McCain 2016 Crop Year Champion Potato Grower for the McCain Coaldale plant
Monday, November 20, 2017
Zebra chip pathogen found in Western Canada for the first time
For the first time, evidence of the zebra chip pathogen has been found in potato fields in southern Alberta, but the University of Lethbridge’s Dr. Dan Johnson cautions against panic.
Monday, October 23, 2017
Left Field Foods launches Spokes, a popped potato snack
Snack food company Left Field Foods has launched SPOKES, a light and crunchy air-puffed potato snack, now available across Canada.
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Cavendish Farms Officially Breaks Ground in Lethbridge, Alberta
Cavendish Farms Officially Breaks Ground in Lethbridge, Alberta. The new $360 million potato processing plant to be complete by fall 2019
Parkland Potato Varieties will be hosting is annual open day at the Crop Diversification Centre South in Brooks, Alberta on August 18th from 10 am to 2 pm.
Parkland Potato Varieties will be hosting is annual open day at the Crop Diversification Centre South in Brooks, Alberta on August 18th from 10 am to 2 pm.
Coaldale expansion takes Potato Processor McCain Foods' capacity investments over 1 billion
McCain Foods Limited has announced plans to expand its capacity at its plant in Coaldale, Alberta, Canada. This investment will bring additional production capacity to the french fry manufacturing facility, helping to meet continued strong demand for McCain products in the company’s domestic and international markets.