SkipTheDishes and McCain Talk Spud Sales Amidst Decreased Demand During COVID-19
August 20, 2020
In celebration of National Potato Day and hard-working potato farmers across the country, Canada's largest food delivery app and the world's largest manufacturer of frozen potato products team up to provide consumption data.
Plummeting french fry sales has potato growers re-evaluating
April 28, 2020
Restaurant closures have slashed demand although ‘chip sales have been great,’. French fry sales are down across North America as tens of thousands of restaurants have closed during COVID-19, which means the potato industry has to adapt quickly.
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.
Prince Edward Island introduces 'Fries with the Works' to the world
August 30, 2018
Prince Edward Island has never kept its unique potato dish 'Fries With The Works' a closely guarded secret. But with the publication of a dedicated website and an online map, it is clear Islanders want to proudly invite EVERYONE to start enjoying.
Canada's largest full‐service restaurant company Cara to add 'The Keg' to its brands
January 24, 2018
Canada's largest full‐service restaurant company Cara is to merge with Keg Restaurants Ltd. The addition of 106 The Keg restaurants will provide Cara with a network of 1,365 restaurants.
Fry Factory Inc adjusts automatic restaurant french fry cutter to North American potatoes
June 19, 2017
An entrepreneur in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island has modified an automated restaurant french fry cutter to the North American market.
Lay's and Swiss Chalet create the ultimate Canadian chip: Chalet Sauce flavoured potato chips
September 06, 2016
Lay's and Swiss Chalet have partnered to bring Canadians a truly Canadian delicacy, Lay's Chalet Sauce potato chips
New York Fries acquisition by Cara Operations Limited completed
November 04, 2015
Cara Operations Limited completes acquisition of New York Fries, Canada's premium fresh cut french fry chain.
Foodservice French fry cutter manufacturer aims at North American market
August 23, 2015
A UK company that manufactures machines that help restaurants make fresh-cut french fries is launching into the North American market with a small plant in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
Canadian view on healthy eating is changing
February 24, 2015
According to the Canadian Healthy Eating Consumer Trend Report, consumers place an increasingly high priority on health, and more are seeking healthy options away-from-home, but their behaviour and attitudes towards healthy eating are evolving.