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.
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.
McCain Foods in Manitoba prepares for 40th Anniversary Celebrations in 2019
December 19, 2018
Beginning in the New Year, McCain Foods (Canada) will celebrate 40 years of sustained operation and investment in Manitoba together with employees, growers and neighbours in the local communities where it operates: Carberry and Portage la Prairie.
McCain Foods (Canada) announced Stiekema-Kolhorn Joint Venture as 2017 Crop Year Champion Potato Grower for Alberta
December 02, 2018
McCain Foods (Canada) announced Stiekema-Kolhorn Joint Venture as 2017 Crop Year Champion Potato Grower for Alberta during the annual Growers’ Appreciation Banquet.
McCain Foods Commits $75 Million to Manitoba Production Facilities
November 26, 2018
McCain Foods (Canada) announced infrastructure
investments totaling $75 million for its Portage la Prairie and Carberry, Manitoba facilities. The
investments further strengthen the company’s potato processing presence in Western Canada.
Potato Harvest Canada cut short by severe frost.
November 26, 2018
United Potato Growers of Canada has released an update on the potato crop in the various provinces of Canada.
McCain Foods Canada awards the Top Potato Growers for its Manitoba Plants
November 15, 2018
McCain Foods (Canada) announced Bailey Farms as 2017 Crop Year Champion Potato Grower for the McCain Manitoba plants during the annual Growers’ Appreciation Banquet.
Manitoba faces a potato shortage as 8 percent of acreage goes unharvested
November 14, 2018
Manitoba, the second largest potato growing province in Canada, has a potato shortage as 8 percent of its acreage goes unharvested.
Belgian Potato Equipment manufacturer AVR announces new dealers in Canada
November 09, 2018
AVR bvba, a Belgian manufacturer of agricultural potato equipment, has enlarged its dealer network in Canada with 3 new dealers offering their entire range of equipment.
Cavendish Farms argues that legal limits on the size of PEI family farms are too restrictive
November 03, 2018
On Prince Edward Island the Lands Protection Act limits the maximum size of land a landowner or corporation can own. Robert Irving, president of processor Cavendish Farms said current limits should be doubled, so potato farmers can increase their yields.
Hippie Snacks Launches Cauliflower Crisps and Avocado Crisps in different flavours
October 30, 2018
Hippie Snacks, a Canadian company specializing in premium plant-based foods, has added two new products to its lineup: Cauliflower Crisps (in Original and Classic Ranch flavors) and Avocado Crisps (in the flavours Guacamole and Sea Salt).
Little potato company
October 30, 2018
Driven by consumer feedback, The Little Potato Company's Microwave Ready and Oven|Grill Ready Kits have gotten a fresh look, more functional packaging and two delicious new flavors: Tomato Basil and Roasted Red Pepper & Onion.