The TriCal Group is a privately-held family of companies committed to promoting a beneficial soil environment for potato production around the world. Driven by our Strike branded products, our group is dedicated to helping potato producers, distributors, and marketers with a wide range of soil solutions designed for efficient and sustainable production.
These services include expertise in diagnostics, irrigation/fertilization, grafted plants, equipment innovation, as well as the manufacturing, distribution, and application of our Strike soil fumigant products. Our mission is to: Build Soil Health with Real Yield Results. That’s Sustainability!
For more than 50 years, the TriCal group has partnered with farmers, governmental agencies, and independent Universities to demonstrate that our Strike fumigant products are effective tools to manage soilborne diseases in potatoes (including nematodes, Verticillium wilt, common scab, Rhizoctonia, Colletotrichum, Fusarium, Pythium, and Phytophthora). Suppresses soilborne diseases. Promotes native beneficial soil microbes. Increases plant production efficiency. Produces more potatoes on less land. Reduces crop production inputs. Increases marketable yields.
Syngenta is one of the world’s leading agriculture companies. Our ambition is to help safely feed the world while taking care of the planet. We aim to improve the sustainability, quality and safety of agriculture with world class science and innovative crop solutions. Our technologies enable millions of farmers around the world to make better use of limited agricultural resources. With 28,000 people in more than 90 countries we are working to transform how crops are grown. Through partnerships, collaboration and The Good Growth Plan we are committed to improving farm productivity, rescuing land from degradation, enhancing biodiversity and revitalizing rural communities.
EarthFresh Farms Inc.
Conducting business since 1963, EarthFresh is a Canadian produce company specializing in supplying the Food Service and Retail industries with fresh potatoes, carrots and onions and Organic produce. EarthFresh has complete involvement in all aspects of the potato industry – from seed breeding, seed production, tablestock production, packing and distribution.
IPM Potato Group Limited
Headquartered in Ireland, IPM is an international leader in seed potato variety innovation, production and marketing. Boasting one of the largest and most advanced potato breeding programmes in Europe, IPM proudly presents 27 commercial proprietary varieties in its portfolio which are exported to over 40 countries worldwide. IPM is committed to delivering the best varieties for all potato customers: growers, processors, packers, retailers and consumers, through the supply of high quality seed at the start of the production chain. Customers are catered for from production bases in Ireland, Scotland, Holland, France and South America and through licensing agreements in North America, Australia and New Zealand. IPM is the leading seed potato company in Ireland and the largest exporter of protected varieties from the UK.
McCain Foods Limited
McCain Foods Limited is an international leader in the frozen food industry, employing over 20,000 people and operating over 60 production facilities on six continents.
A privately-owned company headquartered in Canada, McCain has annual sales of more than C$6 billion and is the world’s largest producer of French fries and potato specialties. The company’s products can be found in thousands of restaurants and supermarket freezers in more than 130 countries around the world.
The J.R. Simplot Company, a privately held agribusiness firm headquartered in Boise, Idaho, has an integrated portfolio that includes phosphate mining, fertilizer manufacturing, farming, ranching and cattle production, food processing, food brands, and other enterprises related to agriculture. Simplot’s major operations are located in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Australia, and China, with products marketed in more than 40 countries worldwide.
Prince Edward Island Potato Board
The Prince Edward Island Potato Board represents the more than 180 potato growers in the province, working together to ensure long term profitability and sustainability through marketing, advocacy, negotiations and activities to support quality seed, tablestock and processing potato production. We are Canada’s largest potato producing province, with approximately 25 percent of total Canadian production and approximately 30 percent of total seed potato production. About one half of all seed potato growers in Canada farm in PEI. Our seed and tablestock potatoes are sold in more than 30 countries around the world. Close to sixty percent of our crop is now produced specifically for processing into french fries, potato chips, dehydrated potato granules and other value-added products. The potato industry is worth more than one billion dollars to the Prince Edward Island economy in direct and indirect value.
Potato World Magazine
Potato World: the #1 source of potato information
Potato World magazine is the number one source of potato information for industry professionals worldwide. All our specialized journalists are proud to report about the latest international developments of this main food crop from the potato heart of Western Europe. We focus on important subjects such as breeding, seed production, varieties, inspection, fertilisers, crop diseases, crop protection, quality issues, high-tech machinery and storage, marketing, market analyses, statistics, science and research, education, and much more potato news. Of course we portray lots of innovative passionate growers on their own modern farms.
Active in whole potato chain
Founded in 1947, Potato World has served the whole potato industry for many decades. We publish a printed magazine four times a year and a digital monthly newsletter. Both are also available on our modern website. We analyse news behind the news in the whole potato chain, so potato specialists can feed their own opinion.
The combination of print and internet makes it possible for a big group of potato related companies to communicate with potato professionals. We offer a range of opportunities for advertisements.
Spud Smart is the primary publication of the Canadian potato industry. Designed to be the voice of potato growers, processors and industry suppliers, Spud Smart focuses on the issues that matter to the industry. With regular contributions from provincial and national industry associations and timely editorial content, Spud Smart is a forum for the Canadian potato industry to communicate and explore new opportunities. Published quarterly, Spud Smart has a growing circulation of over 3,000 industry stakeholders. Spud Smart is published by Issues Ink. Our goal is to facilitate changes that create more options for farmers. To learn more about Spud Smart, visit us online at www.spudsmart.com
Wisconsin Potato & Vegetable Growers Association
As the official voice of the Wisconsin Potato & Vegetable Growers Association, The Badger Common’Tater is widely recognized as one of the best potato-vegetable publications available. Potato growers, distributors and industry partners across the globe subscribe to this excellent monthly publication.
Why? Because you get:
- In-depth interviews with growers and industry leaders
- Articles by top university research scientists
- Information on recent trends in planting, harvesting, storage, packaging, and more
- Details on state and national potato promotional and marketing efforts
- The latest news on innovative products and new technologies
- People in the news
- Seasonal statistical reports and crop updates
- Fresh and delicious potato recipes
- Up-to-date calendar of events
The Wisconsin Potato & Vegetable Growers Association is a non-profit trade association of growers. Thus, the revenue from advertising dollars spent in The Badger Common’Tater is put back into programs (research, education, marketing and governmental relations) for potato and vegetable producers. So when you advertise your products and services in the Common’Tater, not only do you reach a targeted audience of growers, you are investing in the success of your customers!