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Potato News from Ontario

2020 CPMA Convention and Trade Show Cancelled
In light of the rapid escalation of safety precautions to decrease the transmission of COVID-19, the CPMA Board of Directors and 2020 CPMA Convention and Trade Show Organizing Committee have made the difficult decision to cancel the event.
Monday, March 23, 2020
Cheez-It* Makes a Crunch in Canadian Market
Cheese obsessed Canadians now have another reason to be grate-ful! As of early January 2020, Kellogg Canada is bringing Cheez-It* Baked Snack Crackers – made with real cheese baked into every little square – to Canadians from coast-to-coast.
Thursday, January 23, 2020
New Canadian potato variety named after Alliston, spud capital of Ontario
In mid-July, a new variety of potato named Alliston was officially registered with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, making it the first tater in history to take its name from the potato capital of Ontario.
McCain Announces a Partnership with NUGGS
McCain Foods, the global leader in frozen french fries, potato specialties and appetizers, announces a new strategic partnership and lead investment in NUGGS, a New York based start-up.
Tuesday, July 9, 2019
McDonald’s reveals the damage of Raptors’ historic run: more than 2.5 million free french fries
McDonald’s restaurants in Ontario gave away more than half a million orders of free french fries during the Toronto Raptors 2019 NBA playoffs run, the company said Monday, after tallying the final numbers for its runaway promotion.
EarthFresh Farms Announces New Office, Potato Packing Plant and Distribution Center in Atlanta, Georgia
EarthFresh Farms announces their expansion into the Southeastern USA with an advanced technological packing plant and distribution center in Atlanta, GA.
McCain Foods Limited appoints new President of Canadian division
McCain Foods announces the appointment of Danielle Barran to country president, McCain Foods (Canada).
Beatties distillers launches the first Canadian potato gin
Beattie’s Distillers has added a potato-based gin to their spirits lineup with the launch of Farm Crafted Potato Gin on Friday June 22, 2018.
Tuesday, June 26, 2018
McCain Foods Limited makes strategic investment in Vertical Farming
McCain Foods Limited has completed a strategic investment in TruLeaf Sustainable Agriculture, an innovative Canadian agricultural technology company that has developed proprietary indoor vertical farming technology to grow fresh and nutritious leafy greens.
Canada's largest full‐service restaurant company Cara to add 'The Keg' to its brands
Canada's largest full‐service restaurant company Cara is to merge with Keg Restaurants Ltd. The addition of 106 The Keg restaurants will provide Cara with a network of 1,365 restaurants.
Wednesday, January 24, 2018