North America, Processing, Production/Agronomy, Trends

Simplot propels Manitoba into becoming new ‘spud capital of Canada’

 The reign of Prince Edward Island is over. Very soon, Manitoba province will be the new potato king of Canada. Simplot is spending $400 million to expand its french fry processing plant in Portage la Prairie. The larger factory, double the size of the existing plant, will be operational in early 2020. Simplot will require 16,000 more acres of potatoes[Read More...]

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