A new economic impact study suggests that potatoes are worth more than $1 billion of P.E.I.’s total yearly economic output. The study says the sector creates more than $245 million in household income and employs about 8,283 full-time equivalent jobs annually, both directly and through spin-off effects.
Potatoes worth one billion dollars to P.E.I.
February 27, 2012, Charlottetown, PEI – While the potato industry has long been acknowledged as integral to P.E.I.’s economy, a new study is showing the public just how important spuds are to the province.
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Alberta Agritourism & Farm Direct Marketing WorkshopTue Feb 28, 2017 @ 9:00AM - 03:30PM
2017 Ontario Potato ConferenceTue Feb 28, 2017 @ 9:30AM - 04:30PM