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United Potato Growers of Canada General Manager, Kevin MacIsaac, is Retiring After 10 Years of Service

United Potato Growers of Canada General Manager, Kevin MacIsaac, is Retiring After 10 Years of Service

September 23, 2021
Kevin MacIsaac, who has been General Manager of the United Potato Growers of Canada since October 1, 2011, announced he will be retiring this fall.
September rain Prince Edward Island may be 'too much of a good thing' for potatoes

September rain Prince Edward Island may be 'too much of a good thing' for potatoes

September 21, 2021
With more than twice as much rain as normal for September already on Prince Edward Island, there are some concerns it may be getting too wet for the potato crop.
Update on the 2021 Potato Crop in Canada (per August 19)

Update on the 2021 Potato Crop in Canada (per August 19)

August 21, 2021
The potato crop in Canada in mid-August appears to have good potential in many - though not all - regions to meet the needs of industry and to rebound after reductions.
Québec Parmentier strengthens its leadership position in the potato industry

Québec Parmentier strengthens its leadership position in the seed and table potato market

August 10, 2021
Québec Parmentier today announced the acquisition of two potato production companies, Les Fermes Petite Nation and Les Pommes de terre du Témiscamingue.
SkipTheDishes and HEINZ® Reveal Canada's Top Trends on Fries and Sauce

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.
McCain Foods Commitment will Help Limit Global Warming to 1.5°C

McCain Foods Commitment will Help Limit Global Warming to 1.5°C

June 13, 2021
McCain Foods' commitment to cut in half greenhouse gas emissions across all of its global operations by the end of the decade has been verified to align with efforts to limit global warming to 1.5°C.
FPS Food Process Solutions Celebrates World Food Safety Day with a Call to Action to Raise Better Awareness in Hygienic Standards

FPS Food Process Solutions Celebrates World Food Safety Day with a Call to Action to Raise Better Awareness in Hygienic Standards

June 07, 2021
FPS Food Process Solutions celebrates its 11th anniversary by calling for better awareness of hygienic standards in the food processing industry on World Food Safety Day.
United Potato Growers of Canada (UPGC): Planting Update May 27, 2021

UPGC: Potato Planting Update Canada, May 27, 2021

May 28, 2021
The United Potato Growers of Canada (UPGC) provide an update on the potato planting in Canada (May 27, 2021). Seeding in Western Canada is winding up, while growers in the Atlantic region are in full planting mode.
Lay's® takes on three epic Canadian flavours in a #FlavourFaceOff

Lay's® takes on three epic Canadian flavours in a #FlavourFaceOff

May 18, 2021
The iconic Lay's® brand is putting some of our most iconic flavours from Doritos®, Ruffles® and Smartfood® on its classic potato chip to see who does it best in the ultimate Flavour Faceoff.
PEI Potato Board Presents 2021 Potato Industry Recognition Awards

PEI Potato Board Presents 2021 Potato Industry Recognition Awards

April 07, 2021
Three awards were presented to well deserving industry members at the Prince Edward Island Potato Board’s monthly meeting in March 2021. In addition, the award winners will be recognized at the PEI Board Annual Banquet in 2022.
McCain Foods 'Upping' the Stakes in Vertical Farming with GoodLeaf

McCain Foods increases its stake in Vertical Farming startup GoodLeaf

March 01, 2021
McCain Foods Limited has made a substantial investment in TruLeaf Sustainable Agriculture and its wholly owned subsidiary GoodLeaf Farms, Canada's largest commercial vertical farming operation, to help drive the company's growth and expansion plans.
An Investor Group Led by Champlain Financial Corporation Acquired Wong Wing Foods Inc.

McCain Foods sells majority stake in 'Wong Wing' to Champlain led investor group

February 28, 2021
An investor group led by Champlain Financial Corporation,‎ and including Fondaction, has acquired a majority stake in the Wong Wing business unit ('Wong Wing') in partnership with McCain Foods Canada ('McCain').

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