Most Manitobans have seen the Peak of the Market ads depicting a friendly, caring president Larry McIntosh. What most people do not see is the dictatorial way Peak operates.
Last year they forced local gardener Trevor Schriemer to quit growing small gourmet potatoes because he was told that he was bypassing the Peak potato board. These small gourmet potatoes are specifically grown for a niche market and the ironic thing is that Peak does not handle or buy small gourmet potatoes. What really ticks me off is that all the large