Plummeting french fry sales has potato growers re-evaluating
April 28, 2020
Restaurant closures have slashed demand although ‘chip sales have been great,’. French fry sales are down across North America as tens of thousands of restaurants have closed during COVID-19, which means the potato industry has to adapt quickly.
The Little Potato Company kicks off Big Game, Better Snacks promotion.
January 15, 2020
The Little Potato Company, the number one grower of Creamer potatoes in North America and the world leader in specialty Creamer potato varieties, is kicking off their Big Game, Better Snacks promotion, running now through February 13, 2020.
Frozen Potato Processing Plant of Cavendish Farms in Alberta oficially open
October 03, 2019
Cavendish Farms’ newest plant is officially open for business. The announcement was made at a ceremony held today at the new Lethbridge frozen potato processing facility.
Thomas Fresh launches a line of Alberta grown potatoes
September 19, 2019
Canadian potato grower, shipper and packer Thomas Fresh launches a unique line of Alberta grown potatoes
Lethbridge College, Potato Growers Partner on Irrigation Study
August 26, 2019
A new study will dig deep into the soil to determine how watering and irrigation methods affect southern Alberta’s potato crops. The research project is a partnership. It is made possible through a grant from the Canadian Agricultural Partnership.
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.
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.
Cavendish Farms selects TOMRA's Eco Steam Peeler for its potato processing plant in Alberta
October 23, 2018
Cavendish Farms, one of the larger potato processors producing frozen french fries in North America, is equipping its new, state-of-the-art production facility in Lethbridge, Alberta with TOMRA’s Eco steam peelers.
University of Lethbridge shows industry partners its growing potato research activities
August 18, 2018
Last Friday, the University of Lethbridge has opened the doors to its Potato Research Lab to showcase the work being done to support potato growers and processors.
Mccain Foods Canada Recognizes S-Scan Farms As Champion Grower
November 20, 2017
S-Scan Farms of Scandia, Alberta was named the McCain 2016 Crop Year Champion Potato Grower for the McCain Coaldale plant
Left Field Foods launches Spokes, a popped potato snack
October 18, 2017
Snack food company Left Field Foods has launched SPOKES, a light and crunchy air-puffed potato snack, now available across Canada.
Cavendish Farms Officially Breaks Ground in Lethbridge, Alberta
September 19, 2017
Cavendish Farms Officially Breaks Ground in Lethbridge, Alberta. The new $360 million potato processing plant to be complete by fall 2019