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Potato Acreage Cut May Cause French Fry Shortage

Reductions to processing contract volumes in North America due to the pandemic demand drop may cause a french fry shortage, the Aug. 5 issue...

Manitoba, Alberta Potato Acre Boost Could Help Offset U.S. Drop

With Manitoba and Alberta potato growers increasing acres, the extra processing supplies should help alleviate a supply shortfall in the United States but it...

Canadian Fry Processors Used 3.8 Per Cent Less Potatoes

French fry processors in Canada used 47.7 million cwt of potatoes during the year ending May 31, 2020 — 3.8 per cent less than...

U.S. French Fry Processing Dropped 10 Per Cent Due to Pandemic

As the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown caused restaurants across to close to slow the spread of the virus earlier this year, it is now expected...

Summer 2020 Market News

The surplus of spuds created by the COVID 19 pandemic closures will affect the potato market well into the fall.The COVID-19 pandemic significantly impacted...

Simplot Giving Away Free Fries to Restaurants

Foodservice operators and distributors can sign up to receive a free case of french fries from Simplot for National French Fry Day on July...

Potato Acreage Cut May Cause French Fry Shortage

Reductions to processing contract volumes in North America due to the pandemic demand drop may cause a french fry shortage, the Aug. 5 issue...

Manitoba, Alberta Potato Acre Boost Could Help Offset U.S. Drop

With Manitoba and Alberta potato growers increasing acres, the extra processing supplies should help alleviate a supply shortfall in the United States but it...

Canadian Fry Processors Used 3.8 Per Cent Less Potatoes

French fry processors in Canada used 47.7 million cwt of potatoes during the year ending May 31, 2020 — 3.8 per cent less than...

U.S. French Fry Processing Dropped 10 Per Cent Due to Pandemic

As the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown caused restaurants across to close to slow the spread of the virus earlier this year, it is now expected...

Summer 2020 Market News

The surplus of spuds created by the COVID 19 pandemic closures will affect the potato market well into the fall.The COVID-19 pandemic significantly impacted...

Simplot Giving Away Free Fries to Restaurants

Foodservice operators and distributors can sign up to receive a free case of french fries from Simplot for National French Fry Day on July...