Canada

International Potato Technology Expo set for late February

The International Potato Technology Expo is set for late February 2022 in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. The event is designed for those who gr... READ MORE »

All fresh potatoes from PEI halted to US due to potato wart cases

The National Potato Council (NPC) and grower organizations throughout the United States welcomed the Nov. 22 announcement by Canada's Acting Chief Pla... READ MORE »

Potato wart detected in PEI fields, seed suspended to US

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) recently reported the detection of potato wart in two fields where potatoes were being grown for processing... READ MORE »

United Potato Growers of Canada leader MacIsaac to retire

United Potato Growers of Canada General Manager Kevin MacIsaac will soon retire after leading the organization for the past 10 years. MacIsaac’s ... READ MORE »

Potato imports to US see 16% increase over past 12 months

U.S. imports of potatoes and potato products for the July 2020-June 2021 marketing year increased by 12% in fresh weight equivalent volume and 16% in ... READ MORE »

US potato exports show slight rebound over past year

Total U.S. potato exports increased by 4% in volume and 1% in value for July 2020-June 2021 compared to the previous marketing year (MY). According... READ MORE »

Potato imports to US continue to rise

Strong demand for potatoes and potato products and tight domestic supplies continues to drive increases in imports for the current (July 2020-June 202... READ MORE »

US potato exports continue to face challenging circumstances

U.S. potato exports have faced a great deal of adversity in the current marketing year (July 2020 to June 2021). Demand for frozen potato products dec... READ MORE »

Frozen potato exports lag during final quarter of 2020

Exports of U.S. frozen potato products were down nearly 11%, year-over-year, during the fourth quarter of 2020.  According to the Feb. 10 issue of... READ MORE »

Potato wart confirmed in two Prince Edward Island fields

On Nov. 27, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) confirmed the presence of potato wart (Synchytrium endobioticum) in two fields on a farm ... READ MORE »


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