Snow causes shutdown at Simplot's Portage potato facility

Pembina Valley
February 22, 2019 | Portage la Prairie, Man.
By Pembina Valley
The build-up of snow and ice on the roof at Simplot's potato processing facility just west of Portage la Prairie, Man. has led to a shutdown.

An independent engineering firm found that the amount of snow and ice was a concern, so the facility will be shut down so steps can be taken to remove some of the snow. A Simplot representative said they hope to have the facility back open on Saturday, Feb. 23 and are still ready for spring. | READ MORE

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