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Dave Whitmore, Vice President Product & Business Development of Peak of the Market Ltd.

Peak of the Market Announces Sales Team Changes

September 14, 2022
Peak of the Market is pleased to announce important changes to their Sales team.  Dave Whitmore is adjusting his attention to provide leadership and direction for the overall business and has assumed the role of Vice President Product & Business Development.
David Guest Joins Peak of the Market Ltd. as Plant Manager.

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.
(From left to right): Dr. Tracy Shinners-Carnelley, Vice President Research, Quality & Sustainability, Peak of the Market Ltd., Interim Vice President (External), Vanessa Koldingnes, University of Manitoba, Dr. Nazim Cicek, Associate Dean (Research),

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.
Potato planting nearing completion in Manitoba

Potato planting nearing completion in Manitoba

June 02, 2022
Manitoba's potato farmers are getting close to wrapping up planting. Vikram Bisht, Industry Development Specialist with Manitoba Agriculture, estimates seeding progress at about 80 to 85 percent complete.
Peak of the Market Ltd. Board of Directors

Peak of the Market Ltd. Charts New Future

May 02, 2022
Manitoba, Canada Producer organisation Peak of the Market Ltd. is announcing a new direction: with the recent changes in legislation, Peak of the Market has been re-established as a for-profit company and will now be known as Peak of the Market Ltd.
A modified, one-pass seeder and hilling system from Spudnik was key to Berry’s foray into direct-seeded potatoes (Courtesy: Alexis Stockford)

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.
Local Restaurants to compete for best dish using Manitoba grown potatoes.

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...
2018 Top Grower: The Adriaansen family of A&M Farm Ventures Ltd. with executives from McCain Foods

McCain Foods Announces 2018 Top Potato Growers at Annual Manitoba Awards Banquet

January 07, 2020
Annual event caps off 40th Anniversary celebrations in 2019 highlighted by CAD 75 Million in investments at facilities in Portage la Prairie and Carberry.
This is how potato harvest should look, but not so for Manitoba potato growers who are now dealing with two bad harvest years in a row. (Courtesy: Luc Gamache)

Frost ends Manitoba potato harvest

November 08, 2019
Frost last week ended Manitoba’s potato harvest, leaving thousands of acres undug.
It’s the second year wet soils prevented potato farmers from getting all the crop off before heavy frost ruined it.
Harvest has been delayed in many areas of Manitoba after 50 to 125 millimetres of rain has fallen since Sept. 20. (Courtesy: Twitter|@CameronHild)

Rains keep Manitoba potato growers on edge

September 30, 2019
Manitoba potato growers are hoping the 2019 harvest isn’t a repeat of 2018. Harvest has been delayed in many areas after 50 to 125 millimetres of rain has fallen since Sept. 20.

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