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Manitoba potato growers speak out against monopoly regulations

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Manitoba potato growers speak out
against monopoly regulations

A coalition of Manitoba potato producers is calling for action in light of a recent provincial government regulation which will provide its marketing board, Peak of the Market, with a near-monopoly on production and marketing of red potatoes.


March 31, 2010
By Manitoba Potato Coalition

March 31, 2010 – A coalition of Manitoba potato producers is calling for
action in light of a recent provincial government regulation which will
provide its marketing board, Peak of the Market, with a near-monopoly
on production and marketing of red potatoes. Under the new guidelines,
only 13 growers will be given a permit to sell the red varieties
to markets and grocers. leaving smaller producers unable to sell their
produce. | READ MORE