Potato Planting in Prince Edward Island pushed back two weeks
May 12, 2015
Potato planting season in Prince Edward Island, Canada has been pushed back by about two weeks due to the record-setting snowfall this winter and spring.
Summerside Court House
March 29, 2015
A Prince Edward Island (Canada) farm operation has pleaded guilty to failing to properly rotate its potato crop in one of their fields.
Ship ready to transport PEI potatoes to Russia in 2011 (Courtesy CBC)
March 23, 2015
Tensions between Russia and Canada are having an impact on P.E.I. potato exports.
Prince Edward Island Potato tampering investigation ongoing
March 05, 2015
The investigation into a food tampering case involving sewing needles inserted into potatoes is still active, reports Prince Edward Island RCMP spokesperson, Sgt. Leanne Butler.
Chocolate Potato Cake
February 10, 2015
It’s time to celebrate Prince Edward Island Potatoes this winter, because February is PEI Potato Lovers Month in Canada!
Potato Wart affects yield and makes potatoes unmarketable .Potato wart poses no risk to human health
January 30, 2015
Effective immediately, new requirements are in place for exporting potatoes from Prince Edward Island (PEI) to the United States (U.S.).
Cavendish Farms Plant in New Annan
January 04, 2015
Late December, Potato Processor Cavendish Farms detected again sewing needles stuck in potatoes processed at its New Annan plant on Prince Edward Island.
Gary Linkletter, general manager of Linkletter Farms
December 23, 2014
Linkletter Farms is finally back up and running after two months of being at the centre of a large-scale food tampering incident that reached across Atlantic Canada.
Outgoing Chair Gary Linkletter
December 11, 2014
The Prince Edward Island Potato Board has elected a new executive during its December 10th Board of Directors meeting. Alex Docherty of Elmwood was elected the new Chairman of the Board, succeeding Gary Linkletter, who completed four years as Chairman.
Reward Doubled for tips leading to arrest culprit sewing needles in potatoes
December 10, 2014
The reward being offered for information leading to the arrest of anyone who put sewing needles in Prince Edward Island potatoes has doubled to CAD 100.000
Potato production grows by almost five per cent
December 07, 2014
Prince Edward Island potato production has grown by almost five per cent this year following a good growing year and successful harvest.
PEI Potato Growers award tips on Sewing Needles in potatoes with up to 50k
November 12, 2014
The Prince Edward Island potato industry is offering a $50,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for recent tampering incidents involving sewing needles being embedded in fresh potatoes.