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Prince Edward Island Potatoes Win Championship Honours at Royal Agricultural Winter Fair

(Charlottetown, PE  -  November 2nd, 2012)   The only Prince Edward Island potatoes to enter the winners circle at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair in Toronto this year were at the top their class!

Lewis Brothers of York, Prince Edward Island took home the Champion Tablestock prize with an entry of Yukon Gem potatoes.  “Yukon Gem is a relatively new variety for us,” notes Scott Lewis.  “It has a nice round shape, attractive appearance and good eating quality.”

Looking to the Future at the Prince Edward Island Potato Board Annual Meeting

(CHARLOTTETOWN, PE - November 19th, 2012) The Prince Edward Island Potato Board held its Annual General Meeting on Friday, November 16th, 2012 to a full room at the Delta Prince Edward Hotel in Charlottetown. Island potato growers and industry partners were informed by Board Chairman Gary Linkletter that the year ending June 30th, 2012 was a positive one for the industry.