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P.E.I. Potato Board elects new executive team
December 01, 2020
Wayne Townshend has been named chairman. Townshend has been on the board for five years serving as a seed director.
The Lingít K'úntsx' variety has been grown by coastal Tlingit for over 200 years
September 29, 2020
The smallest potato from the Carcross/Tagish First Nation garden harvest this year was the size of a pea. The spud might be tiny, but its ancestors travelled a long way to get here. The Lingít K'úntsx', or Tlingit potato, has been grown in Alaska for over 200 years.
RPE launches a new red-skin potato variety, RPE Golden Red
August 24, 2020
This fall RPE launches a new red-skin potato variety, RPE Golden Red. They will be available in a three-pound, poly light-blocker, bilingual bag.
Potatoes Packed in 100% Compostable Paper Bags
August 04, 2020
EarthFresh’s Paper Revolution offers retailers a full potato product line in 100% compostable paper packaging.
7 things to know about P.E.I.'s 'new' potatoes
July 14, 2020
New potatoes are a veggie lover's early-summer dream — the tender little spuds, some around the size of golf balls, others the size of a crabapple, melt in your mouth when steamed, buttered and lightly seasoned. Heaven. And they're now popping up at roadside stands across P.E.I.
Sustainable Produce Packaging Continues to Impress
June 22, 2020
EarthFresh launches new Biobased Mesh Packaging for Baby Potatoes and Baby Sweet Potatoes.
Layoffs expected at P.E.I.'s Cavendish Farms because of coronavirus
April 14, 2020
Cavendish farms haven’t laid off any staff yet because of the coronavirus (COVID-19), but a spokeswoman for the company says short-term layoffs are expected.
The Little Potato Company kicks off Big Game, Better Snacks promotion.
January 15, 2020
The Little Potato Company, the number one grower of Creamer potatoes in North America and the world leader in specialty Creamer potato varieties, is kicking off their Big Game, Better Snacks promotion, running now through February 13, 2020.
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...
Greg Donald appointed to board of World Potato Congress
October 21, 2019
World Potato Congress recently announced that Greg Donald has joined its Board of Directors. Greg Donald has been the General Manager of the PEI Potato Board since 2009.

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