Cavendish Farms closes Fresh Pack Facility on PEI - not enough potatoes on the island
July 30, 2018
Cavendish Farms announced today that they will close their fresh pack facility in O’Leary, Prince Edward Island due to the limited availability of potatoes on Prince Edward Island
Potato farmers Prince Edward Island are planting more mustard than ever
July 29, 2018
Potato Growers on Prince Edward Island report they are planting more mustard than ever this year.
New Leadership at Food Processing Equipment Manufacturer Charlottetown Metal Products (CMP)
June 26, 2018
Food Processing Equipment Manufacturer Charlottetown Metal Products (CMP) announces new shareholders and a new leadership team.
McCain trialing multi-species cover crop blend for rotation in Canada’s potato provinces
June 19, 2018
Prince Edward Island potato growers are exploring diverse approaches to solve their low organic matter levels with cover crops
UPEI Precision Agriculture Project focused on Potato Inputs gets boosted by NSERC contribution
April 19, 2018
A five year research project to develop precision agriculture ('smart') technologies for the use of inputs in potato farming at the University of Prince Edward Island's School of Sustainable Design Engineering received support from NSERC
Never Store Seed Potatoes in CIPC treated Storages, warns McCain Storage Export John Walsh
March 04, 2018
During the International Potato Technology Expo on Prince Edward Island (PEI) in Canada, John Walsh, Associate Principal Scientist, Potato Storage at McCain Foods, warned farmers for the effects of low levels of CIPC on seed potato performance.
International Potato Expo Marks Successful Event in Charlottetown
February 27, 2018
The 2018 edition of the International Potato Technology Expo welcomed professionals from across North America back to the Eastlink Centre in Charlottetown this past Friday and Saturday.
PEI Potato Solutions receives government support as the company invests in the latest sorting equipment
January 21, 2018
The Government of Canada supports the investment in a Sherlock Separator potato sorter by RWL Holdings LTD (PEI Potato Solutions), a potato washing and sorting facility to optimize potatoes for processing prior to delivery to Cavendish Farms.
Romain Cools new President and CEO of World Potato Congress (WPC) Inc
January 05, 2018
David Thompson steps down as President and CEO of the World Potato Congress Inc. and announces Romain Cools as new President and CEO.
McCain Foods executive makes predictions for future of potato industry
January 01, 2018
McCain Foods Global Vice President for Agronomy Ghislain Pelletier shared his vision for the future of the potato industry with Island growers during the recent annual meeting of the PEI Potato Board.
Darryl Wallace new Chairman of the Prince Edward Island Potato Board
December 10, 2017
The Prince Edward Island Potato Board has a new Chairman as a result of its December 4th Board of Directors meeting.
PEI Potato Growers ask: 'What does it take to grow Quality Potatoes'
October 31, 2017
The PEI Potato Industry is excited to release for the first time a thirty second commercial highlighting the industry.