New Ontario grown variety of potato lower’s rapid spike in blood sugar.

People who avoid potatoes to reduce their carb intake can now try a new Ontario-grown variety that’s touted to have a lower glycemic response, meaning it doesn’t cause the rapid spike in blood sugar that normally comes from eating carbohydrate-rich foods.

While controlling blood sugar is important for those with diabetes or at risk of developing the disease, there’s a health benefit for everyone, says… Continue reading

Growing the Competitiveness of Ontario’s Agri-food Sector


Tillsonburg District Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC), released on Wednesday the report Fertile Ground: Growing the Competitiveness of Ontario’s Agri-food Sector, which presents a series of recommendations designed to address barriers to the competitiveness of the agri-food sector in the province.

Source: Chamber releases ‘Fertile Ground’

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