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Piyush Patnaik, Managing Director at McCain Foods India

Piyush Patnaik appointed Managing Director at McCain Foods India

October 16, 2022
McCain Foods India has appointed Piyush Patnaik as the new Managing Director. In this role, Piyush will be managing end-to-end India operations which will include manufacturing, supply chain, sales, and distribution for McCain.
PotatoPro visiting TOMRA Food at InterFood Tech 2022 in Mumbai, India. From Left to Right: Nipun Krishnan, Business development at PotatoPro, Kuldeep Sharma Regional Sales manager for India and Bangladesh at TOMRA Food (India) and Sweta Kumari, Marketing

Kuldeep Sharma (TOMRA) on the Indian Potato Market: Unorganised but great Opportunities

July 15, 2022
During InterFood Tech in Mumbai, PotatoPro interviewed Kuldeep Sharma from TOMRA Food on the Indian Potato Market, how it differs differs from the European and American Market and Sustainability.
McCain Foods India French Fries

McCain India Releases the Second Edition of India Sustainability Report 2021 - Together-Towards Planet-Friendly Food

June 12, 2022
In line with its sustainable strategy and alignment to the Sustainable Development Goals, McCain Food (India) launches the second edition of the India Sustainability Report 2021 titled- 'Together-Towards Planet-Friendly Food'.
McCain Foods Releases Its 2nd Global Sustainability Report 2020 - Together, Towards Planet-Friendly Food.

Impact of sustainability agenda McCain Foods in India

June 21, 2021
In line with the Global Sustainability Strategy and Commitments, McCain released its Global Sustainability Report with a focus on India, for the first time, to track progress across its sustainability pillars for the year 2020.
Potato processing firm HyFun will invest Rs 300 cr (40.9 mil. USD) to expand its manufacturing capacity

Indian Potato processing firm HyFun will invest USD 40 Million to expand its manufacturing capacity

May 17, 2021
HyFun, which produces and exports frozen potato products, will be investing Rs 300 crores (~40.927.410 USD) for expansion and will also foray into the domestic retail segment.
Banas Dairy - one of the 18 cooperative unions under the Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF) - currently procures 7,000 metric tonne of potatoes and manufacturers potato-based products at a hired unit in North Gujarat. These ready t

Banas Dairy has started construction of a potato processing plant in Gujarat, India for the production of French Fries

September 09, 2020
The Banas Dairy (part of GCMMF) potato plant will have an annual capacity to process 50,000 metric tonnes of potatoes. The company will produce French fries and 12 other potato products for local markets as well as export
Sachid Madan, Chief Executive - Frozen Snacks, Fruits and Vegetables, ITC Limited. He is also responsible for ITC's Technituber subsidiary.

ITC: Re-Imagining the Frozen Food Segment

February 25, 2020
ITC first started diversifying from its core tobacco business in the early 1970s, with the diversification drive picking up steam in 2003 when the Indian behemoth conglomerate started with its slew of launches in the FMCG category.
Haresh Karamchandani, CEO of Hyfun Foods (left) and Paul Oosterlaken, director of Kiremko (right) signed a contract for a French Fry line with a capacity of six tonnes of frozen french fries per hour in Mumbai, India.
Standing in the center is Wouter Ver

Kiremko signs agreement for sales of french fry line with Hyfun foods during Dutch trade mission in India

June 06, 2018
During a recent Dutch trade mission to India potato processing was prominently in the spotlight as the well-known Dutch potato processing equipment manufacturer Kiremko signed a contract with India based French Fry manufacturer Hyfun Foods
Amul - The taste of India is the brand name used by the Gujarat Co-operative Milk Marketing Federation Ltd. (GCMMF),now jointly owned by 3.6 million dairy farmers in Gujarat, India.

Indian Dairy Coop GCMMF (Amul) enters french fry market and promises Gujarat farmers better prices

September 30, 2017
In India, the Gujarat Co-operative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF) is starting the production of frozen French Fries in October of this year. They have set up shop in North Gujarat, close to McCain Foods India and Hyfun Frozen Foods
Surampudi Sivakumar, CEO of ITC Agri Business Division (Courtesy: Facebook / Surampudi Sivakumar)

Indian FMCG conglomerate ITC Limited plans launch of (frozen) potato products

August 15, 2017
As Indian FMCG powerhouse ITC rolls out frozen prawns in select cities in the country, the company has lined up a few more product offerings - including frozen (?) processed potatoes.

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