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11th World Potato Congress Inc. Dublin, Ireland, Abstracts and Presentations now available online

World Potato Congress Abstracts and Presentations held in Dublin now available online

August 12, 2022
Abstracts and Presentations of the 11th World Potato Congress Inc. Dublin, Ireland are now available online
McDonald's Canada and McCain Foods partner to launch the CAD 1M Future of Potato Farming Fund to help improve soil health through regenerative farming practices

McDonald's Canada and McCain Foods establish a 'Future of Potato Farming Fund' (CAD 1 million) to help improve soil health through regenerative farming practices

August 11, 2022
McDonald's Canada and McCain Foods Limited announce the 'Future of Potato Farming Fund' by investing CAD 1million in education, demonstration, and cost-sharing grants to support potato farmers
Report: Sharp rise in input costs, increased holding levels impacting planted potato acreage in Canada

Report: Sharp rise in input costs, increased holding levels impacting planted potato acreage in Canada

August 11, 2022
Earlier this month Statistics Canada released their first estimate of potato acreage in Canada as a result of data obtained from their survey of potato growers in Canada. The 2022 potato acreage is estimated at 385,128 acres.
David Guest Joins Peak of the Market Ltd.

David Guest Joins Peak of the Market Ltd.

August 05, 2022
Peak of the Market Ltd. is proud to announce that David Guest has joined our team as Plant Manager. David is a performance driven professional with over 25 years of comprehensive management experience within food processing plant environments.
Peak of the Market Ltd. contributes CAD 100,000 toward um research chair in potato sustainability.

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.
No potato wart found in 5,000 samples tested by CFIA.

No sign of potato wart in 5,000 Prince Edward Island soil samples tested so far

July 23, 2022
With testing completed on 5,000 Prince Edward Island (PEI) soil samples collected by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency from March to June no potato wart has been found.
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The World Potato Congress Inc. Announces Two New Directors.

World Potato Congress announces André Devaux and Jaap Delleman as New Directors

July 10, 2022
The World Potato Congress Inc. is very pleased to announce that effective July 01, 2022, André Devaux and Jaap Delleman have joined its Board of Directors. Prior to being appointed as a WPC Director, André Devaux was named as an International Advisor.
The Little Potato Company strengthens Alberta roots.

The Little Potato Company strengthens Alberta roots

July 10, 2022
Construction is underway on our state-of-the-art potato packaging facility and new Canadian head office. The Little Potato Company and Leduc County representatives celebrated the start of construction.
McCain Foods Limited strengthens its Predictive Crop Intelligence know-how with technology acquisition from Resson

McCain Foods Limited strengthens its Predictive Crop Intelligence know-how with technology acquisition from Resson

June 30, 2022
McCain Foods Limited has acquired the predictive crop intelligence portfolio from Resson, an analytics technology firm enhancing farming efficiency. Resson's vision-intelligence-based technologies leverage field.
Saving Time on Potato Plant Tissue Testing with Picketa.

Saving Time on Potato Plant Tissue Testing with Picketa

June 14, 2022
Time is paramount when testing potato crops before spraying and fertilizer applications, which is what Picketa’s new product is all about. For their final engineering project, four University of New Brunswick students decided to help potato growers.

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