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Cavendish Farms building $6M potato research facility on P.E.I.


August 7, 2019
By CBC News

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P.E.I. is getting a new potato research facility in New Annan. Irving-owned Cavendish Farms announced late Friday afternoon it is putting up $6 million to create a new research and plant-breeding centre.

“The intent of the facility is to work to address potatoes that are more resistant to some of those challenges that we are seeing in terms of warmer temperatures and drier growing conditions,” said Mary Keith, vice-president of communications for J.D. Irving Limited. | READ MORE