News on Food Trends from Manitoba
Peak of the Market Ltd. contributes CAD 100,000 toward University of Manitoba research chair in potato sustainability
July 26, 2022
Peak of the Market Ltd. is proud to announce a $100,000 contribution towards creating a Research Chair in Potato Sustainability at the University of Manitoba.
SkipTheDishes and HEINZ® Reveal Canada's Top Trends on Fries and Sauce
July 16, 2021
With an 841% increase in french fry orders last year, Skip and HEINZ® dip deep into the data with expert pairing suggestions from Chef Thomas Heitz.
Low tillage potato trial showed no impact on yield and quality
January 30, 2021
The amount and quality of the potatoes coming off Chad Berry’s field last fall weren’t that much different from one side to the other, but one half came with a lot less tillage.
SkipTheDishes and McCain Foods Talk Potato Sales in Canada During COVID-19
August 20, 2020
In celebration of National Potato Day and hard-working potato farmers across the country, Canada's largest food delivery app and the world's largest manufacturer of frozen potato products team up to provide consumption data.
Peak of the Market's Potahto Week Returns to Winnipeg February 21 - March 1
January 11, 2020
Registration is now open for restaurants hoping to be crowned champion during the 3rd annual Potahto Week presented by Peak of the Market. The 10-day event challenges restaurants to put forward a signature dish made with Manitoba grown potatoes...
Clinical trial to focus on benefits of potato based resistant starch for healthy kidneys
December 03, 2019
A study initiated at the University of Manitoba will look into the potential benefits of the consumption of (potato-based) resistant starch on renal (kidneys) health
Potahto Week Returns to Winnipeg February 23 - March 3
January 09, 2019
Registration is now open for restaurants hoping to be crowned champion during the 2nd annual Potahto Week in Winnipeg, Manitoba
The next frontier: potato and precision agriculture
May 01, 2018
Potato cultivation has a number of quirks that make it both a prime candidate for precision agriculture and a little different than other crops
J.R. Simplot announces major expansion of its Manitoba Potato Processing operations
February 15, 2018
Yesterday the Manitoba government and Agribusiness J.R. Simplot Company (Simplot) announced a major investment and expansion in the company’s Manitoba-based potato processing operations near Portage la Prairie.