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Cavendish Farms Potato Processing facility in Lethbridge Alberta

Cavendish Farms Lethbridge tax fight: what 'Machinery and Equipment' is part of a French Fry Line

October 31, 2022
The Alberta Court of Appeal has overturned an assessment of what constitutes "machinery and equipment" in frozen food production facility for tax purposes for an 'unreasonable chain of analysis'.
FPS Food Process Solutions Continues Growth Expansion with Senior Appointments

FPS Food Process Solutions Continues Growth Expansion with Senior Appointments

August 27, 2022
FPS Food Process Solutions (“FPS”), a global leader in turn-key freezing and cooling equipment, announces internal senior appointments for continued growth expansion.
Abstracts and Presentations of the 11th World Potato Congress Inc. Dublin, Ireland are 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
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.
FPS Food Process Solutions receives CAD 2M (about USD 1.5M) support for the commercialization of its Spiral Immersion System (SIS)™

FPS Food Process Solutions receives CAD 2M support for the commercialization of its Spiral Immersion System (SIS)™

June 03, 2022
FPS Food Process Solutions ("FPS"), will receive USD 2M in funding to further expand commercialization of the Spiral Immersion System (SIS)TM, a revolutionary technology in the food processing industry.
From left to right, Nate Horner, Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Rural Economic Development, Yousif Al-Ali, President and CEO, Super-Pufft Snacks Corp and Airdrie Mayor Peter Brown. (Courtesy: Discover Airdrie)

Airdrie, Alberta is home to the newest (potato) production facility of snack maker Super-pufft

May 21, 2022
The new USD 50-million facility of snack manufacturer Superpufft in Airdrie will support Alberta potato producers and create more than 100 jobs. The food processor selected Alberta because of the province’s reputation as a consistent producer of high-quality potatoes.
FPS food process solutions innovation pushes spiral freezers to new widths

FPS food process solutions innovation pushes spiral freezers to new widths

April 27, 2022
In late 2019, FPS opened its fourth plant and new R&D Department in Richmond, BC, Canada. The 73,000 sq. ft facility is integral to FPS’ mission to Set a New Standard and to deliver innovative new products to the industry.
Quinton Woods, Senior Sales and Plant Operations Manager of Gwillimdale Farms holds a bag of the grower's new line, the Conscious Consumption™ line of potatoes.

Launching Conscious Consumption™ line of potatoes at CPMA show

April 05, 2022
Following last week’s USDA announcement that potatoes from Prince Edward Island will soon be able to resume exporting into the U.S. after a multi-month ban on exports, in turn, that should positively impact the Ontario potato market.
FPS Food Process Solutions Moves US Location to Michigan State

FPS Food Process Solutions Moves US Location to Michigan State

January 31, 2022
FPS Food Process Solutions (“FPS”), a global leader in turn-key freezing and cooling equipment, announces the strategic relocation of its US Parts and Service Centre from Cartersville, Georgia to Bridgeport, Michigan.
Timber river couple Jonathan Kummer and Emily Ryan.

Nova Scotia Couple Heeds the Call of The Family Farm, Sets Down New Brunswick Roots

November 05, 2021
The Covid-19 pandemic moment was a 'now or never' moment for Jonathan Kummer and Emily Ryan. The couple was living well and working in Halifax with an organizational design firm called Symplicity Design – until Covid-19 happened.

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