Drought dries up potato harvest revenue in New Brunswick
October 15, 2020
With the harvest season underway, the impact of summer's drought-like conditions is being unearthed in New Brunswick. Due to a lack of rainfall during the growing season, potato farmers say their yields are down significantly for fall 2020.
Production problems plague Canadian Maritime potato farmers
August 19, 2020
Potato farmers in Atlantic Canada are worried about their supply with COVID-19 and extreme weather conditions causing complications.
McCain Foods Donates 20 Million Pounds of Potatoes to Combat Food Insecurity During Pandemic
April 16, 2020
McCain Foods announced a donation of up to 20-million pounds of potato products to support Food Banks Canada, Second Harvest, and other local food security organizations across the country.
McCain Foods (Canada) expands Grand Falls facility with Formed Potato Specialty line
November 08, 2019
Earlier this week, Potato Processor McCain Foods (Canada) announced the company will invest CAD 80 million towards the creation of a new Formed Potato Specialty production line to expand its existing french fry plant in Grand Falls, NB.
McCain Foods Recognizes Guest Farms Ltd. As Champion Grower
September 04, 2019
Guest Farms Ltd. of Holmesville was named the 2018-2019 McCain Champion Potato Grower for Florenceville-Bristol during the 46th Annual McCain Growers’ Banquet held August 22.
McCain Foods to increase capacity of French Fry line in Florenceville, New Brunswick
August 27, 2019
McCain Foods Canada, a division of McCain Foods Limited, shared today the company’s plan to further invest CAD 12 Million dollars in its potato processing facility in the French fry capital of the world, Florenceville, New Brunswick.
New Partnership Brings Major Agricultural Trade Show to Grand Falls, NB
April 09, 2019
A New Brunswick-grown industry partnership will see Grand Falls host an all-new edition of the major farming trade show AgriExpo this summer.
McCain Foods Recognizes Les Fermes FC Daigle As Champion Grower; a 42 year partnership
September 10, 2018
Les Fermes FC Daigle Inc. of Drummond was named the 2017-2018 McCain Champion Potato Grower for Grand Falls, New Brunswick. The Daigle family has been contracting with McCain Foods for 42 years
McCain Foods Recognizes Carl Crandlemire As Champion Grower; a 28 year partnership
August 29, 2018
Carl Crandlemire was named the 2017-2018 McCain Champion Potato Grower for Florenceville-Bristol, NB.
Mahindra & Mahindra joins McCain and Monsanto as investor in Big Data company Resson
May 10, 2018
Resson, a predictive analytics company for the agricultural industry, welcomed Mahindra & Mahindra as a strategic partner, joining existing strategic partners, which include McCain Foods and Monsanto Growth Ventures.
New Brunswick Seed Potato Farmers named Atlantic's 2018 Outstanding Young Farmers
May 03, 2018
Seed Potato Farmers Robert Anderson and Jill Ebbett of East Glassville, New Brunswick (Canada) were named Atlantic’s Outstanding Young Farmers
New potato varieties could improve taste of French fries
February 15, 2018
Potato growers and industry members gathered in Fredericton for the Potato Selection Release Open House on Wednesday to learn what new varieties are available for trial that could improve yields and taste – including the varieties used to make French fries.