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Potato News from Prince Edward Island

Prince Edward Island introduces 'Fries with the Works' to the world
Prince Edward Island has never kept its unique potato dish 'Fries With The Works' a closely guarded secret. But with the publication of a dedicated website and an online map, it is clear Islanders want to proudly invite EVERYONE to start enjoying.
Cavendish Farms closes Fresh Pack Facility on PEI - not enough potatoes on the island
Cavendish Farms announced today that they will close their fresh pack facility in O’Leary, Prince Edward Island due to the limited availability of potatoes on Prince Edward Island
Potato farmers Prince Edward Island are planting more mustard than ever
Potato Growers on Prince Edward Island report they are planting more mustard than ever this year.
New Leadership at Food Processing Equipment Manufacturer Charlottetown Metal Products (CMP)
Food Processing Equipment Manufacturer Charlottetown Metal Products (CMP) announces new shareholders and a new leadership team.
McCain trialing multi-species cover crop blend for rotation in Canada’s potato provinces
Prince Edward Island potato growers are exploring diverse approaches to solve their low organic matter levels with cover crops
UPEI Precision Agriculture Project focused on Potato Inputs gets boosted by NSERC contribution
A five year research project to develop precision agriculture ('smart') technologies for the use of inputs in potato farming at the University of Prince Edward Island's School of Sustainable Design Engineering received support from NSERC
Thursday, April 19, 2018
Never Store Seed Potatoes in CIPC treated Storages, warns McCain Storage Export John Walsh
During the International Potato Technology Expo on Prince Edward Island (PEI) in Canada, John Walsh, Associate Principal Scientist, Potato Storage at McCain Foods, warned farmers for the effects of low levels of CIPC on seed potato performance.
International Potato Expo Marks Successful  Event in Charlottetown
The 2018 edition of the International Potato Technology Expo welcomed professionals from across North America back to the Eastlink Centre in Charlottetown this past Friday and Saturday.
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Sherlock Separator cleans up potatoes for processing at PEI Potato Solutions
Terrence McEachern of the Guardian spoke with Romana Roberts and Chris Hunt of PEI Potato Solutions on the Sherlock Separator they recently installed for the removal of foreign objects and defects, such as surface scabs or rot.
Sunday, February 18, 2018
PEI Potato Solutions receives government support as the company invests in the latest sorting equipment
The Government of Canada supports the investment in a Sherlock Separator potato sorter by RWL Holdings LTD (PEI Potato Solutions), a potato washing and sorting facility to optimize potatoes for processing prior to delivery to Cavendish Farms.
Sunday, January 21, 2018