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McCain Foods Commits $80 Million for Production Expansion

FLORENCEVILLE, N.B. — McCain Foods Canada will invest $80 million in the creation of a new Formed Potato Specialty production line at its existing Grand Falls, N.B. facility.  The...

Scene Stealers

Connie DeSousa and John Jackson are at the centre of Calgary’s emerging food scene. Forget the meat and potatoes once synonymous with Calgary, Connie...

P.E.I. Potato Exports Boom

P.E.I. — Prince Edward Island potatoes are flying off trucks and ships in record-high numbers. According to various reports, demand for Maritime-grown spuds is...

Potato Pioneer Dies

ST. PETERS, P.E.I. — Don Anderson, an early driving force in the Prince Edward Island potato industry, died suddenly at his home in St.Peters,...

Demand for Potatoes on Decline

CORNWALL, P.E.I. — The demand for potatoes is on the decline. Whether it’s due to Canadians’ growing distaste for carbs or not, the country’s...

Driving Culinary Tourism to P.E.I.

TORONTO – Last week’s Toronto Royal Winter Fair was the launching pad for a new Prince Edward Island culinary tourism promotion campaign that will...