McCain Foods has launched a new podcast, the 'Hot Potato', stressing the importance of regenerative agriculture
September 26, 2023Potato processor McCain Foods has launched a new podcast, 'Hot Potato'. This inspirational series explains what regenerative agriculture in and why it is important. You learn where the food industry is heading and why a transition to sustainable farming is required to prevent climate change. Collaboration is essential to get this done.
Research Chair Potato Sustainability coming to University of Manitoba (UM) thanks to 19 industry partners
July 23, 2023The potato is one of the most important food crops in the world, a staple in meals for more than a billion people worldwide, and University of Manitoba (UM) is leading the way globally in the future of potato production and processing.
McCain Foods brings back fan favourite TV character Barb to talk about sustainability on National French Fry Day.
July 16, 2023Every year, the earth loses 12 million hectares of farmable land due to erosion. That’s roughly one soccer field every few seconds. Erosion ruins farmable soil, and a lack of farmable soil means that the future of potatoes, and fries, are at stake.
PEI Potato Board: Acreage of cover crops before potatoes has doubled
May 22, 2023New numbers from the P.E.I. Potato Board show that on Prince Edward Island the acreage of cover crops grown before potatoes has doubled.
AgriShield risk management platform receives top marks, meets Gold International Farm Sustainability Assessment standards
April 06, 2023AgriShield®, a comprehensive risk assessment and planning tool created by Farm Management Canada, is the first and only Canadian risk management platform that meets the Farm Sustainability Assessment (FSA) standards at the highest level – GOLD.
McCain Foods Largest Investment ever: Doubling the capacity of its Coaldale potato processing plant
March 20, 2023McCain Foods is making a substantial investment in Coaldale Alberta, doubling the size of its potato processing facility and output in Coaldale, Alberta.
PEI Potato Board Seeks Removal of Export Restrictions on PEI Potatoes in the Light of IAP Report
February 06, 2023The PEI potato industry welcomed the final report of the International Advisory Panel (IAP) on Potato Wart that was presented to industry and government on January 16, 2023.
Potato Processor McCain Foods releases 2022 Sustainability Report
January 26, 2023McCain Foods Limited (McCain) released its Sustainability Report for 2022, underpinning its commitment to producing delicious, planet-friendly food
Moving Forward with the Next Generation on Regenerative Agriculture
November 25, 2022Alyre Poitras is a McCain Foods potato grower in Saint-André, New Brunswick, Canada. He shares his experience with regenerative agriculture and the changes in potato cultivation over time
McCain Foods and Farm Credit Canada support potato farmers financially to boost regenerative agriculture
November 02, 2022Potato Processor McCain Foods (Canada) teams up with agricultural lender Farm Credit Canada (fcc) to support potato farmers financially when they investment in regenerative agriculture.