Québec Parmentier announces merger with Patate-Saint-Ambroise
April 08, 2020
Québec Parmentier merges with Patate-Saint-Ambroise of Saguenay. The joint announcement was made by Pierre Chouinard, Chief Executive Officer of Québec Parmentier and Mathieu Bouchard, President of Patate-Saint-Ambroise.
From chips to cheers: Montreal company makes gin from potato scraps
December 27, 2019
After tackling upcycled juice and beer, Loop has now launched a lime-and-ginger gin. The Quebec gin was launched in December, just ahead of the holiday season.
Cuban Delegation Visits Seed Potato Companies in Quebec
September 19, 2017
A Cuban delegation visited the main seed potato companies in Quebec in early August, organized by Progest 2001 Inc.
Quebec eyes seed potato export to Latin America and Caribbean
June 15, 2017
A couple of seed potato companies from Quebec, together with the Centre de Recherche Les Buissons (CRLB) have started an initiative to export high quality seed potatoes to Latin America and the Caribbean.
WeighPack Systems Swifty Bagger
April 16, 2015
Packaging solutions provider WeighPack Systems has delivered a complete packaging system to weigh and fill mini potatoes.
McGill study: Potato extract reduces weight gain to surprising extent
December 09, 2014
A simple potato extract may limit weight gain from a diet that is high in fat and refined carbohydrates, according to scientists at McGill University. The results of their recent study were so surprising that the investigators repeated the experiment just to be sure.
Private potato breeder Andre Gagnon at work at his research facility in Quebec.
September 14, 2014
Canada's private potato breeders are calling for a bigger say in how new varieties are developed in Canada.
Russet House launches Organic White Fries - available this fall
July 15, 2014
Russet House - the third largest sweet potato processor in North America - announces the launch of Organic White Fries in early fall of 2014.
Russet House launches Organic Sweet Potato Fries
March 04, 2014
The third largest manufacturer of Sweet Potato Fries in North America - Russet House, has launched Organic Sweet Potato Fries.
Every meal high in saturated fats is bad for your arteries
November 07, 2012
A single meal high in saturated fat is detrimental to the health of the arteries, while no damage occurs after consuming a Mediterranean meal rich in good fats such as mono-and polyunsaturated fatty acids, according to researchers at the University of ...
November 03, 2010
This morning, with its partners and several guests from the food and packaging fields in attendance, Polytechnique Montréal inaugurated the NSERC/Saputo/Excel Pac Industrial Research Chair in Materials and films for safe, smart and sustainable (3S) packaging.
October 15, 2008
Frito Lay Canada said it is shutting its Pointe Claire plant by year's end, throwing 59 people out of work.Production of chips and snacks will be transferred to other Canadian plants. Frito Lay is offering unspecified severance packages to its 59 emplo...