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Sweet Potato Processing Plant Conagra Foods Lamb Weston officially open

 Sweet potato fries
November 7, 2010
ConAgra Foods CEO Gary Rodkin joined Lamb Weston President Jeff DeLapp, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal and others today to commemorate the grand opening of ConAgra Foods Lamb Weston’s new state-of-the art, environmentally friendly sweet potato processing plant in Delhi, Louisiana.

Situated in a prime sweet potato growing region, the Delhi plant is uniquely equipped to process high-quality sweet potatoes, using cutting-edge proprietary processing and packaging technologies.

The plant will produce products for the Sweet Things® line for foodservice, which includes sweet potato fries, wedges, puffs, as well as mashed sweet potatoes. The plant will also produce ALEXIA® retail grocery brand sweet potato products.

“The Delhi plant is the culmination of our decade-long experience with sweet potato processing technologies and product innovation,” said DeLapp. “Today’s official grand opening ribbon cutting celebrates the past year and a half of intense planning and construction, building our most sustainable plant to date. It is a singular accomplishment and true cornerstone of our continuing leadership in the industry.”
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ConAgra Foods is a "leading branded, value-added" food company, organized into three businesses—Consumer Foods, International Foods and Commercial Products, which includes our Food and Ingredients and Trading and Merchandising Segments.
Lamb Weston Holdings Inc (NYSE:LW) is the largest potato company in North America with annual sales of approximately $2 billion. Lamb Weston manufactures french fries, potato specialties and dehydrated potato products.
Lamb Weston - Delhi is Lamb Weston's Sweet Potato Processing plant in Louisiana