McCain Foods agrees to pay 20 percent more to French potato growers
January 25, 2022
Potato Processor McCain Foods has reached an agreement with the French group of potato producers for industry (Groupement d'agriculteurs producteurs de pommes de terre pour l'industrie, Gappi) on the new potato contracts.
La papa empleada por los McDonald’'s franceses será ahora cultivada en Francia
February 26, 2013
El proteccionismo francés llega a las mesas del Mcdonald's. De aquí a noviembre de este año en los McDonald's del país sólo se comerán french fries. Nada de patatas fritas a base de tubérculos belgas, como servían ahora algunos de sus restaurantes.
Strike at McCain Foods factory in Harnes has ended
December 07, 2011
After a three day strike, production resumed at the McCain French fry factory in Harnes, France. Employees on strike voted to return to work according to a statement of management. They will receive a wage increase of 2.2% on January 1, 2012. They dem...
Strike at second McCain Foods plant in France
December 04, 2011
A strike at McCain Foods in France has expanded to a second factory. The strike started a week ago sunday at McCain’s french fry plant in Matouges. As of today, the McCain plant in Harnes is on strike as well. Employees at the French plants demand a ...
Kloosterboer builds an Automated Highbay Cold Store for McCain in Harnes, France
January 14, 2009
Kloosterboer and McCain are jointly building an automated future. In November 2008, the construction of one of the largest cold stores in France begun near Lille. After thorough preparation by McCain and Kloosterboer the first pile of the new cold sto...