EarthFresh Farms Announces New Office, Potato Packing Plant and Distribution Center in Atlanta, Georgia
April 02, 2019
EarthFresh Farms announces their expansion into the Southeastern USA with an advanced technological packing plant and distribution center in Atlanta, GA.
Pressure continues on supply of PEI potatoes
March 26, 2019
Supplies of potatoes from Canada’s Prince Edward Island province are very tight.
Cavendish Farms invests in potato breeding to deal with climate change
March 05, 2019
Cavendish Farms is working to develop potato varieties that can thrive in dry growing conditions on Prince Edward Island, says the company’s president Robert Irving.
Snow shuts down Simplot's Portage La Prairie potato processing plant
February 22, 2019
The build-up of snow and ice on the roof at Simplot's potato processing facility just west of Portage la Prairie in Manitoba, Canada has led to a shutdown.
FPS Food Process Solutions to Acquire Charlottetown Metal Products
February 11, 2019
Food Processing Solutions (FPS) is in the process of acquiring majority control of the Charlottetown Metal Products (CMP), subject to local government approval. Both companies supply processing equipment to the potato processing industry.
World Potato Congress launches Webinar Series
February 07, 2019
The World Potato Congress (WPC) is looking to increase its networking role for the global professional potato value chain, especially during the interval between congresses.
Developing sensors for potato farming
February 05, 2019
Ahmad Al-Mallahi, working at Dalhousie University since October as the McCain Research Chair and assistant professor in the Department of Engineering, is working on sensors and automation to make potato farming smarter.
Potato Processor Cavendish Farms imports millions of pounds of potatoes to P.E.I.
February 04, 2019
Prince Edward Island French Fry Manufacturer Cavendish Farms is importing a larger than usual amount of potatoes from other parts of Canada and the United States to make up for a local shortfall in supply.
W.P. Griffin launches Potato Cuisine Microwaveable Mini Potatoes with Spices from around the World
January 27, 2019
Potato company W.P. Griffin Inc. is launching 'Potato Cuisine' Microwaveable Mini Potatoes with selected spices from around the world: quick and convenient potato trays that take only 6 minutes to prepare in the microwave.
World Potato Congress Inc. Announces New International Advisor
January 09, 2019
World Potato Congress President, Romain Cools is very pleased to introduce Dr. André Devaux as the newest WPC International Advisor.
Potahto Week Returns to Winnipeg February 23 - March 3
January 09, 2019
Registration is now open for restaurants hoping to be crowned champion during the 2nd annual Potahto Week in Winnipeg, Manitoba
Biogas from potato waste cuts reduces greenhouse gas emissions Cavendish Farms french Fry plant
December 29, 2018
Potato Processor Cavendish Farms in New Annan, Prince Edward Island, turns potato material not suitable for french fries into biogas, reducing the plant's dependency on fuel oil by 30 per cent.