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Contract cutbacks could push some growers out

March 12, 2010  By Charlottetown Guardian


February 28, 2010,
Charlottetown, PEI – A major plan to beef up potato sales is well underway by
the P.E.I. Potato Board and the province, but some of the air leaked out of the
tires this week with the announcement that processing companies are cutting
back.



February 28, 2010,
Charlottetown, PEI – A major plan to beef up potato sales is well underway by
the P.E.I. Potato Board and the province, but some of the air leaked out of the
tires this week with the announcement that processing companies are cutting
back.

McCains confirmed it would
cut about 20 growers from its processing contracts this season while Cavendish
Farms
is expected to drop about 10 to 15 as well.

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