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Potato News from Manitoba

McCain Foods (Canada) turns former waste water lagoon at Carberry plant into nature
Business, government, and conservation interests gathered at the McCain Foods (Canada) plant in Carberry today to celebrate a remarkable achievement. A former wastewater lagoon that for years had been devoid of wildlife, has been revitalized.
The Canola Council of Canada has said it wants to work with the food industry to develop an improved form of the oil to increase its appeal, amid international fears over its cost. Global income growth is pushing up demand of canola oil in countries su...
Friday, January 11, 2008
 Canadian french fry manufacturers grapple with strong dollar
The continuing strength of the Canadian dollar is posing some problems for Portage La Prairie french fry manufacturers. For Simplot Canada Ltd.’s Portage plant, unit director Chris Tompkins said the high dollar is having an impact on his operation. “W...
Wednesday, November 7, 2007
First place at the McCain Champion Grower competition came as a bit of a shock for this year’s winners. “I guess we’re certainly surprised,” said Dan Sawatzky from Sawatzky Enterprises of Mac-Gregor, named 2007 Champion Potato Grower for the McCain Foo...
Friday, August 31, 2007