Better Potatoes, Better Planet: McCain Farm of the Future Africa set to transform potato farming in South Africa
April 27, 2023McCain Foods Limited, one of South Africa’s leading frozen food manufacturers, has officially opened its Farm of the Future Africa in Lichtenburg, North West, the second of three locations planned by 2025.
McCain Foods announces its second Farm of the Future. Location: South Africa
June 20, 2022McCain Foods Limited has unveiled plans for a second Farms of the Future in South Africa, as part of its drive to cut carbon emissions and tackle the impacts of climate change.
Potato farmers in South Africa set to benefit from mobile data sharing app
January 23, 2022The potato industry in South Africa is investing in various technologies to improve its sustainability and is in the process of developing a mobile app to improve communication with members.
Drought in South Africa pushes potato prices to the highest level ever
February 07, 2016Drought and hot conditions since September 2015 have a negative impact on yields in almost all the potato production regions in South Africa. Currently market prices are at the highest levels ever, while potato stock levels are at record low levels.
Global warming could benefit potato industry
August 01, 2012Climate change could result in a positive outcome for the potato industry and possibly lead to potatoes becoming one of the top staple crops in the world