June 13, 2012
Cavendish Farms celebrated the official opening of its natural gas receiving station at a ceremony held at the New Annan site on Prince Edward Island.
April 20, 2012
Prince Edward Island's potato industry has nothing to fear from Ottawa's decision to stop providing a spray-down service for vehicles at the Newfoundland ferry terminals, says Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz.
December 05, 2011
Maureen Storey wants doctors, dieticians and nutritionists singing the praises of potatoes. Storey heads the Alliance for Potato Research and Education (APRE) that was formed about one year ago in the US to combat the decline in potato consumption.
October 20, 2011
Here at PotatoPro, we are always on the lookout for new developments and in particular new potatoes. Especially if they are somewhat different from what we are used to. The variety Dark Red Chieftain, fits that profile and that's why were pleased to he...
September 24, 2011
The Fabula fields of Cameron Farms, Hampton, Prince Edward Island show good yields with excellent quality. The yellow-fleshed potato, Fabula, has made a splash in the potato marketplace. Although different from Yukon Gold, it is starting to gain a fo...
August 31, 2011
One of Prince Edward Island’s leading food processors will be able to enter new markets and create jobs with a new production line, says Minister of Innovation and Advanced Learning, Allan Campbell. “Agrawest has provided potato producers with an impo...
April 18, 2011
Cavendish Farms will invest in new technology to use more cost-effective natural gas and achieve a significant reduction in greenhouse gas emissions at the New Annan plant.
February 18, 2011
Cavendish Farms has requested federal government help to seek the elimination of a European trade tariff that could open up a huge marketplace for French fries and help increase potato production on P.E.I.
October 28, 2010
After two straight subpar autumns, potato growers on Prince Edward Island, Canada, are breathing a sigh of relief that 2010 has gone so well.
October 14, 2010
Provincial and federal officials are seeking assurances from McCain Foods Canada as dwindling production and reduced shifts at its Borden Carleton facility have sparked worries