Issues Spring 2017

Spring 2017

The Promise of Innate

Why Simplot’s first- and second-generation biotech potatoes are generating interest among commercial growers in Canada.There’s been plenty of talk in Canadian potato circles this...

Building a better potato farm, one decision at a time

Ontario potato farmers, Kate and Peter Vander Zaag have spent almost three decades investing mentally and financially in improving their crop qualityIn every business,...

The Little Potato Company New U.S. Head Office and Plant

The Little Potato Company has announced its plan to develop and operate a new $20 million U.S. head office and processing facility in the Village...

Understanding the Potato’s Appeal

Changing consumer demands is fundamentally shifting Canada’s potato industry.A graph of table potato consumption per capita in Canada over the past 20 years plainly...

World Review

BRAZILIn late February, the Brazilian Government imposed an anti-dumping duty on frozen potatoes imported from Germany, Belgium, France and the Netherlands.Brazil is an important...

Industry Comment: The Importance of Unity

The United Potato Growers of Canada was formed in 2006. Our country followed a similar initiation of our sister organization, the United Potato Growers...

The Promise of Innate

Why Simplot’s first- and second-generation biotech potatoes are generating interest among commercial growers in Canada.There’s been plenty of talk in Canadian potato circles this...

Building a better potato farm, one decision at a time

Ontario potato farmers, Kate and Peter Vander Zaag have spent almost three decades investing mentally and financially in improving their crop qualityIn every business,...

The Little Potato Company New U.S. Head Office and Plant

The Little Potato Company has announced its plan to develop and operate a new $20 million U.S. head office and processing facility in the Village...

Understanding the Potato’s Appeal

Changing consumer demands is fundamentally shifting Canada’s potato industry.A graph of table potato consumption per capita in Canada over the past 20 years plainly...

World Review

BRAZILIn late February, the Brazilian Government imposed an anti-dumping duty on frozen potatoes imported from Germany, Belgium, France and the Netherlands.Brazil is an important...

Industry Comment: The Importance of Unity

The United Potato Growers of Canada was formed in 2006. Our country followed a similar initiation of our sister organization, the United Potato Growers...