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Alberta lead Canada in potato production last year. This year's potato yield totals are even higher in the province, according to the Potato Growers of Alberta. (Courtesy: CBC)
januari 08, 2024

Potato production in Alberta, Canada sees rapid growth

Potato farmers in the province enjoyed a strong harvest in 2023, after back-to-back, record-breaking production years, according to the Potato Growers of Alberta.
The Little Potato Company spreads a little holiday happiness with new campaign.
november 02, 2023

The Little Potato Company spreads a little holiday happiness with new campaign.

The Little Potato Company, the number one Creamer potato company in North America, is making the holiday season even brighter with its A Little Holiday Happiness Is…' campaign.
juli 07, 2023

Potato industry of Alberta contributes CAD 2.87 Billion to the economy of Canada, according to PGA report

Potato Growers of Alberta (PGA) announced today the release of its landmark study on the economic impact the potato industry in Alberta. The report, entitled The Alberta Potato Industry – Growing Success in 2022 outlines the significant growth of Alberta’s potato industry in recent years and documents its economic impact on our economy.
Carrot Ventures Launches Cellar Insights Inc. Remote Monitoring and Intelligence Platform for Potato Storage Management
juni 14, 2023

Carrot Ventures Launches Cellar Insights Inc. Remote Monitoring and Intelligence Platform for Potato Storage Management

Carrot Ventures is announced the launch of Cellar Insights. It is the second company emerging from Carrot's AgTech company formation model.
The Little Potato Company strengthens Alberta roots.
juli 10, 2022

The Little Potato Company strengthens Alberta roots

Construction is underway on our state-of-the-art potato packaging facility and new Canadian head office. The Little Potato Company and Leduc County representatives celebrated the start of construction.
The Little Potato Company Introduces Purely Purple and Extends Microwave Ready Line with Culinary Flavors
november 04, 2021

The Little Potato Company Introduces Purely Purple and Extends Microwave Ready Line with Culinary Flavors

The Little Potato Company is introducing two flavor extensions to its best-selling Microwave Ready line - Smoked Salt and Roasted Garlic, Rosemary, and Thyme - and a new proprietary potato variety, Purely Purple.
Big win for Alberta potato growers
april 12, 2021

Big win for Alberta potato growers

A team effort led to Alberta being declared Potato Cyst Nematode (PCN) free – improving trade prospects for producers.
Pilot project could make growing potatoes cheaper, more accessible in the North
september 23, 2020

Pilot project could make growing potatoes cheaper, more accessible in the North

Northern Farm Training Institute will test a range of potato varieties to see which do best in Northern Canada. This pilot project could approved earlier this month could improve food security.
Thomas Fresh launches a line of Alberta grown potatoes
september 19, 2019

Thomas Fresh launches a line of Alberta grown potatoes

Canadian potato grower, shipper and packer Thomas Fresh launches a unique line of Alberta grown potatoes
Lethbridge College, Potato Growers Partner on Irrigation Study
augustus 26, 2019

Lethbridge College, Potato Growers Partner on Irrigation Study

A new study will dig deep into the soil to determine how watering and irrigation methods affect southern Alberta’s potato crops. The research project is a partnership. It is made possible through a grant from the Canadian Agricultural Partnership.
McCain Foods (Canada) announced Stiekema-Kolhorn Joint Venture as 2017 Crop Year Champion Potato Grower for Alberta
december 02, 2018

McCain Foods named Stiekema-Kolhorn Joint Venture as Champion Potato Grower for Alberta

McCain Foods (Canada) announced Stiekema-Kolhorn Joint Venture as 2017 Crop Year Champion Potato Grower for Alberta during the annual Growers’ Appreciation Banquet.
University of Lethbridge shows industry partners its growing potato research activities
augustus 18, 2018

University of Lethbridge shows industry partners its growing potato research activities

Last Friday, the University of Lethbridge has opened the doors to its Potato Research Lab to showcase the work being done to support potato growers and processors.

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november 20, 2017

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Zebra chip pathogen found in Western Canada for the first time

For the first time, evidence of the zebra chip pathogen has been found in potato fields in southern Alberta, but the University of Lethbridge’s Dr. Dan Johnson cautions against panic.
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Parkland Potato Varieties will be hosting its annual open day.

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april 11, 2017

Red-skinned potato varieties lead selections by breeders

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United Potato Growers of Canada: New Alberta processing plant good news for whole industry
december 18, 2016

United Potato Growers of Canada: New Alberta processing plant good news for whole industry

The plans for a new multi-million dollar Cavendish Farms potato processing plant in Lethbridge, Alberta, should not concern the Prince Edward Island potato industry, says the general manager of the United Potato Growers of Canada.
Dewulf-Miedema appoints new full-service dealer in Alberta, Canada: Banga’s Equipment
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Dewulf-Miedema appoints new full-service dealer in Alberta, Canada: Banga’s Equipment

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