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Potato News from Prince Edward Island

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.
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.
Romain Cools new President and CEO of World Potato Congress (WPC) Inc
David Thompson steps down as President and CEO of the World Potato Congress Inc. and announces Romain Cools as new President and CEO.
McCain Foods executive makes predictions for future of potato industry
McCain Foods Global Vice President for Agronomy Ghislain Pelletier shared his vision for the future of the potato industry with Island growers during the recent annual meeting of the PEI Potato Board.
Darryl Wallace new Chairman of the Prince Edward Island Potato Board
The Prince Edward Island Potato Board has a new Chairman as a result of its December 4th Board of Directors meeting.
PEI Potato Growers ask: 'What does it take to grow Quality Potatoes'
The PEI Potato Industry is excited to release for the first time a thirty second commercial highlighting the industry.
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Cavendish Farms Potato Storage officially opened
French Fry manufacturer Cavendish Farms officially opened its new state-of-the-art potato storage facility in New Annan, Prince Edward Island with a ribbon cutting ceremony.
It's Potato Harvest Time in Prince Edward Island!
Harvest time has arrived for Prince Edward Island potato farmers! It’s a busy and exciting time of year, when farmers put in long hours to harvest their crop after working hard throughout the growing season to nurture and protect their world famous PEI Potatoes.
Friday, September 29, 2017
Cavendish Farms invests in more efficient centralized potato storage on Prince Edward Island
Canadian Potato Processing company Cavendish Farms is investing in major potato storage upgrades at its New Annan French Fry plant, Prince Edward Island.
Fry Factory Inc adjusts automatic restaurant french fry cutter to North American potatoes
An entrepreneur in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island has modified an automated restaurant french fry cutter to the North American market.