Mar 10, 2023
The World Potato Congress welcomes new Gold Sustaining Partner

World Potato Congress President Peter VanderZaag announced the Ontario Potato Board as its newest Gold Sustaining Partner.

“We extend a warm welcome to the Ontario Potato Board as a new member of our family of Sustaining Partners,” said Dr. Peter VanderZaag, president of the World Potato Congress (WPC). “The Ontario Potato Board is proactive in building relationships with the potato industry in the province of Ontario, Canada, and with the potato industries at a national and international level. We, at WPC, are grateful for their support of World Potato Congress global initiatives.”

The Ontario Potato Board (OPB) is a nonprofit potato grower organization that represents 120 potato growers in Ontario, and represents the interests of the Ontario potato industry to many levels of government. The OPB works to increase the success of the potato growers in Ontario by funding research as well as marketing and promotion.

Its mission is to provide strong, effective representation of the Ontario potato industry with the highest level of communication and interactions to promote a thriving, sustainable industry. The Ontario Potato Board is dedicated to providing consumers with delicious high-quality potatoes as well as being a resource of information and to address inquiries about potatoes, potato processing, storage, preparation and nutrition.

For information on the World Potato Congress Inc.’s Sustaining Partner program and how to become a Sustaining Partner, please visit

The next World Potato Congress will be held in Adelaide, Australia in June 2024. Registration will be opening soon.

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