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McCain Foods USA Celebrates Groundbreaking of Major Expansion in Othello, Washington

McCain Foods USA Celebrates Groundbreaking of Major Expansion in Othello, Washington

McCain Foods USA: 170,000 sq foot expansion to create 180+ new jobs for area residents and strengthen commitment to Washington

October 17, 2019
McCain Foods USA, a leading supplier of frozen potato and snack food products across the country, celebrated the official start of construction of a 170,000-square-foot expansion at its Othello, Washington potato processing facility.

This $300 million investment will significantly expand McCain Foods North American production capacity through the addition of a state-of-the-art battered and conventional french fry processing line.

Moreover, deepening McCain Foods' commitment to Washington and the potato growing community, the expansion will bring an anticipated 180 new jobs to area residents and require approximately 11,000 additional acres, to be sourced from local potato growers in the region.

Dale McCarthy, Vice President of Integrated Supply Chain at McCain Foods North America:

“Thanks to our passionate farming partners and hardworking employees, McCain Foods has a rich history of producing high quality food right here in Washington.”

“This $300 million expansion will deepen our roots and commitment in this great state and grow the potato industry for years to come.”
McCain Foods Othello employs over 450 individuals who produce and distribute over 400,000 million pounds of frozen products. Completion of the 170,000-square-foot expansion is anticipated in early 2021.
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McCain Foods USA - Othello (Washington) is one of McCain Foods potato processing facilities in the United States
McCain Foods Limited entered the U.S. market more than 30 years ago and is a leading supplier of frozen potato products for the foodservice markets. McCain also supplies retail grocery chains with both McCain and private label potato products.