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PEI Potatoes 'Made To Enjoy'

PEI Potatoes 'Made To Enjoy'

January 20, 2021
PEI Potatoes will be on the small screen once again this year, with a brand new message and commercial. 'Made to Enjoy' is a new approach for PEI Potatoes, aimed more at the end consumer than our previous campaigns.
P.E.I. Potato Board elects new executive team

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

Carcross/Tagish First Nation Harvest Heirloom Potato Crop

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

New potato variety, RPE Golden Red , will debut on store shelves this fall

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

EarthFresh offers 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

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

EarthFresh introduces new Sugarcane based Mesh Packaging for baby Potatoes

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

Layoffs expected at Cavendish Farms on Prince Edward Island 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.

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

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

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.
Thomas Fresh launches a line of Alberta grown potatoes

Thomas Fresh launches a line of Alberta grown potatoes

September 19, 2019
Canadian potato grower, shipper and packer Thomas Fresh launches a unique line of Alberta grown potatoes

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