Potatoes in Canada

Potato farmers learn from Argentine counterparts

June 16, 2015, Limestone, ME — Canadian and Maine potato growers and McCain Foods executives travelled 12,000 miles south this winter to visit with their counterparts in Argentina to see what they could learn from each other.

The group of 10 New Brunswick and six Maine growers, all of who have contracts with McCain Foods, traveled to the country in January to observe how they grow potatoes for processing in Argentina. Information about the trip was only recently mentioned in the company’s June newsletter. READ MORE