News on Chips and Snacks from Alberta
Bugles have disappeared from Canadian stores
December 18, 2022Bugles are still sold in the United States but have been discontinued in Canada for several months — just one of the latest products American food manufacturers are no longer selling in Canada.
Airdrie, Alberta is home to the newest (potato) production facility of snack maker Super-pufft
May 21, 2022The new USD 50-million facility of snack manufacturer Superpufft in Airdrie will support Alberta potato producers and create more than 100 jobs. The food processor selected Alberta because of the province’s reputation as a consistent producer of high-quality potatoes.
Left Field Foods launches Spokes, a popped potato snack
October 18, 2017Snack food company Left Field Foods has launched SPOKES, a light and crunchy air-puffed potato snack, now available across Canada.
Canadian politician says call for potato boycott wasn't intended to hurt producers
August 27, 2012A Liberal MLA in Canada's Alberta province who called for a boycott of Alberta potatoes over concerns that child labour remains unregulated in the province says he has no desire to damage the livelihoods of growers.
Alberta politician calls on Frito-Lay to boycott Alberta potatoes on child labour concerns
August 21, 2012An Alberta politician, the Liberal MLA David Swann, called on snack-food giant Frito Lay, a subsidiary of PepsiCo., to boycott Alberta potatoes because child labour remains unregulated on provincial farms. The New Democrats later joined the Alberta Fe...