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Aerial view of the McCrum French Fry plant in Belfast, Maine

Maine French Fry manufacturer McCrum: 'Kiremko and Idaho Steel are our partners.'

December 22, 2020
McCrum: 'This project with Kiremko and Idaho Steel was a big project for our family. Trust with Kiremko and Idaho Steel has grown from day one. Our family considers them as partners now.'
The McCrum's, a 6th generation farming family, just opened North America's newest fry processing plant in Washburn, Maine (Courtesy: Paul Cyr)

McCrum just opened North America's newest fry processing plant in Washburn, Maine

August 12, 2020
The McCrum's, a 6th generation farming family, just opened North America's newest fry processing plant in Washburn, Maine
Maine potatoes expected to be in 'strong demand' after disappointing harvest elsewhere

Maine potatoes expected to be in 'strong demand' after disappointing harvest elsewhere

December 10, 2019
Don Flannery, executive director of the Maine Potato Board, said that poor harvests elsewhere in North America would create a 'strong demand' for Maine-grown potatoes.
Penobscot McCrum plans new potato processing plant in Maine

Penobscot McCrum plans new potato processing plant near Presque-Isle, Maine

April 24, 2019
Penobscot McCrum is planning to build a new potato processing plant at the site of a long-closed potato factory in Washburn, Maine.
Leavitt Farms recognized as top potato grower for McCain Foods Easton

Leavitt Farms recognized as Champion potato grower for McCain Foods Easton

September 03, 2018
The Top 10 Potato Growers for the McCain Foods Easton, Maine French Fry plant were recognized at the annual McCain Grower Barbecue at the Presque Isle Inn and Convention Center in Presque Isle last month
Bob Evans Foods agrees to buy the Pineland Farms Potato Company in Maine

Bob Evans Foods agrees to buy the Pineland Farms Potato Company in Maine

January 26, 2017
Pineland Farms Potato Company, Inc. (PFPC), located in Mars Hill, Maine confirmed the signing of a Stock Purchase Agreement with Bob Evans Foods (BEF)
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Flewelling Farms named Champion Potato Grower for McCain Foods -Easton, Maine

Flewelling Farms named Champion Potato Grower for McCain Foods - Easton, Maine

August 31, 2016
Flewelling Farms, Inc was awarded the title of Champion Grower for season 2015-2016 of the McCain Foods - Easton potato processing facility.
Matt Porter of Porter Farms in Presque Isle cultivates crops on his sixth generation farm in July 2015 where he works with his father and where he himself has farmed for 15 years. As part of a nurse crop project with McCain Foods, Porter first planted winter rye and then potatoes to see if the experiment might yield more potatoes per acre. (Courtesy: Bangor Daily News / Brianne O'Leary)

McCain Foods’ nurse crop project may help increase potato yields

August 06, 2015
Representatives from McCain Foods are excited about a new project under way in Aroostook County that has some farmers planting their usual acreage of potatoes right on top of a bed of winter rye, barley or oats.
Groundbreaking for the expansion at Naturally Potatoes on June, 4, 2014

Expansion Naturally Potatoes in Maine almost done

April 15, 2015
The $7.5 million expansion project at Pineland Farms Naturally Potatoes in Mars Hill, Maine is nearing completion.
Northern Girl: from ‘hippie farmers’ to regional food supplier

Northern Girl: from ‘hippie farmers’ to regional food supplier

March 01, 2015
When Leah Cook and her family moved to the St. John Valley 15 years ago and took up organic gardening and raising animals on their Grand Isle farm, she said more than one resident dismissed them as “hippy farmers.”

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