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Potato News from Prince Edward Island

World Potato Congress Welcomes New Directors and International Advisor
World Potato Congress Inc. announced today appointments to the WPC Board of Directors and International Advisory Committee.
Thursday, February 18, 2016
Prince Edward Island Potatoes Celebrates Potato Lovers Month with Spudtastic Sweepstakes!
February is Potato Lovers Month in Canada, and Prince Edward Island potato growers are celebrating by offering consumers a chance to win a potato-packed trip to Prince Edward Island!
Thursday, February 11, 2016
PEI Potatoes Remain a Cost-Effective Vegetable for Canadian Consumers
The softening Canadian dollar has in many cases driven up the cost of imported produce and this is being reflected in grocery store prices. However, one staple vegetable that has not experienced the same jump in prices is Prince Edward Island Potatoes.
Saturday, January 16, 2016
PEI Potato Board Announces Continuation Potato Disinfection Program
The Prince Edward Island Potato Board is pleased to announce a new plan for potato disinfection on Prince Edward Island.
Monday, December 21, 2015
PEI Potato Board: Alex Docherty re-elected as Chairman of the Board.
The Prince Edward Island Potato Board has a new executive as a result of its December 16th Board of Directors meeting.
Friday, December 18, 2015
Prince Edward Island Potato Board Denounces Elimination of Disinfection Services
The Prince Edward Island Potato Board is very disappointed by the decision of the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries to completely discontinue disinfection services effective December 31st, 2015.
Thursday, November 12, 2015
PEI government ends preventative disinfection program; Potato Board blindsided.
The Prince Edward Island government is cutting funding to provincially-funded disinfection service, aimed at controlling potato ring rot.
Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Prince Edward Island Potato harvest almost complete
A PEI Potato Board survey last week revealed there were about 1,000 acres of potatoes left to be harvested across Prince Edward Island, mostly in central and western P.E.I.
Monday, November 9, 2015
Prince Edward Island Potatoes get new logo and packaging design
The Prince Edward Island Potato Board introduces a new logo and new packaging designs in order to further strengthen the Prince Edward Island Potatoes brand
Thursday, November 5, 2015
Security Cameras help keep Prince Edward Island Potatoes safe
The potato harvest on Prince Edward Island is now underway and many farmers have installed security cameras in their fields and around machinery due to potato tampering concerns.
Thursday, September 24, 2015