ANAHEIM, Calif. â€” Cavendish Produce, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, will soon offer a new line of microwaveable potatoes. 

 

Canadian grower-shipper to unveil steamer bagged potatoes

The company launched the new line at the Produce Marketing Association’s Fresh Summit 2009 Oct. 2-5 in Anaheim.

Marketed under the Steamers label, the potatoes will be available to retailers beginning Nov. 3, said Mike Halloran, regional manager for Ontario and Quebec. Distribution will be limited to eastern Canada and northeast U.S., he said.

Steamers are unpeeled and come in four versions: russets, reds, whites and a variety pack, Halloran said.