News on Food Trends from Canada
University of Manitoba potato storage facilities get an upgrade as governments invest
January 29, 2023
The governments of Canada and Manitoba are investing CAD 98,970 (USD 74,193) through the Canadian Agricultural Partnership (CAP) to upgrade the University of Manitoba's Horticulture Storage Facility so it can conduct innovative potato research
Potato Processor McCain Foods releases 2022 Sustainability Report
January 26, 2023
McCain Foods Limited (McCain) released its Sustainability Report for 2022, underpinning its commitment to producing delicious, planet-friendly food
As John Griffin retires, World Potato Congress announces new leadership
January 15, 2023
As John Griffin retires, World Potato Congress announces new leadership: Peter VanderZaag as President and CEO, Nora Olsen as Vice President and Brian Douglas as Director.
Peak of the Market Ltd. Celebrates Manitoba Growers and Restaurants with Potato Week 2023
January 15, 2023
Potato Week, presented by Peak of the Market Ltd., is back for a fifth year of delicious dishes featuring Manitoba-grown potatoes.
Greater appreciation for potatoes starts with Gen Z
January 07, 2023
In 2020, HZPC Americas launched the multi-year project 'Potato Glory' together with the University of Massachusetts Dining Program (UMass) for the purpose of conducting research
Bugles have disappeared from Canadian stores
December 18, 2022
Bugles 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.
Renaissance BioScience Corp adds Senior Executive Expertise to Push Commercialization of its RNA Production and Oral Delivery Platform Technology
December 03, 2022
Renaissance BioScience Corp., a leader in bioengineering for the global agriculture and food industries, has retained the services of S. Brad Griffith to assist Renaissance in commercializing its RNA production
Moving Forward with the Next Generation on Regenerative Agriculture
November 25, 2022
Alyre 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
LENS™ fertilizer management tool offers real time insight in 13 nutrients in potato plants
November 16, 2022
Ag start-up Picketa Systems announces the release of their Leaf Evaluated-Nutrient System, LENS™. The LENS™ fertilizer management tool offers real time insight in 13 nutrients in potato plants.
Hot Potato! Canadian research into heat-tolerant potato genes builds on award-winning study
November 15, 2022
In the classic children’s game, nobody wants to be the one left holding the 'hot potato'. This also rings true for farmers, as rising global temperatures are bringing new meaning to the term.