McCain Foods
May 08, 2010
McCain Foods is laying off about 10 per cent of its workforce in Portage la Prairie this fall and Manitoba potato producers are expecting a leaner crop year.About 40 people out of a workforce of about 400 at McCain's in Portage are expected to be laid ...
 McCain Foods
November 25, 2009
McCain Foods (Canada) was recognized for its environmental leadership and energy conservation achievements at an awards dinner in Toronto on Nov. 24. The company received the award for its energy recovery system at its potato processing plant in Carber...
McCain Foods (Canada) turns former waste water lagoon at Carberry plant into nature
October 22, 2009
Business, government, and conservation interests gathered at the McCain Foods (Canada) plant in Carberry today to celebrate a remarkable achievement. A former wastewater lagoon that for years had been devoid of wildlife, has been revitalized.
 Canadian french fry manufacturers grapple with strong dollar
November 07, 2007
The continuing strength of the Canadian dollar is posing some problems for Portage La Prairie french fry manufacturers. For Simplot Canada Ltd.’s Portage plant, unit director Chris Tompkins said the high dollar is having an impact on his operation. “W...
August 31, 2007
First place at the McCain Champion Grower competition came as a bit of a shock for this year’s winners. “I guess we’re certainly surprised,” said Dan Sawatzky from Sawatzky Enterprises of Mac-Gregor, named 2007 Champion Potato Grower for the McCain Foo...