November 29, 2016
After further investigation of the food tampering report of this weekend, Halifax Police concluded it can not be determined where the needle originated. This additional reporting caused a sigh of relieve among Canadian Potato Packers.
September 14, 2015
The discovery of needles and nails in potatoes in a suspected case of food tampering earlier this year in Atlantic Canada have heightened the awareness of consumers and media alike. The latest case, reported by CBC Nova Scotia, is the finding of metal object in mashed potatoes in a Halifax restaurant.
January 10, 2011
The discolouration that blights cooked potatoes has plagued the potato industry for many years. This phenomenon, known as after-cooking darkening, is one of the most undesirable characteristics and has been reported from every potato-growing area in the world.
August 09, 2010
Frito-Lay Canada, a division of PepsiCo Canada, is investing more than $2 million in its New Minas (Nova Scotia) operations to upgrade production equipment and make the facility more environmentally sustainable.