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P.E.I. potato processor invests in new technology


May 3, 2017
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May 3, 2017 – The Government of Canada has announced support to help upgrade the processing facility at East Point Potato 2009 Inc. in Souris, P.E.I.

The $500,000 repayable contribution, made available from the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA), will allow East Point Potato to purchase and install new equipment in an effort to increase productivity.

Shareholders of East Point Potato 2009 Inc. come from sixth generation potato farms that pack their own potatoes as well as product from farms in the surrounding region.