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SkipTheDishes and HEINZ® Reveal Canada's Top Trends on Fries and Sauce

SkipTheDishes and HEINZ® Reveal Canada's Top Trends on Fries and Sauce

July 16, 2021
With an 841% increase in french fry orders last year, Skip and HEINZ® dip deep into the data with expert pairing suggestions from Chef Thomas Heitz.
SkipTheDishes and McCain Talk Spud Sales Amidst Decreased Demand During COVID-19

SkipTheDishes and McCain Foods Talk Potato Sales in Canada During COVID-19

August 20, 2020
In celebration of National Potato Day and hard-working potato farmers across the country, Canada's largest food delivery app and the world's largest manufacturer of frozen potato products team up to provide consumption data.
McCain confirms Carberry layoffs

McCain confirms Carberry layoffs

May 13, 2020
McCain Foods confirmed that layoffs have occurred at its Carberry potato processing plant in an email sent by the company to the Sun on Wednesday.
2018 Top Grower: The Adriaansen family of A&M Farm Ventures Ltd. with executives from McCain Foods

McCain Foods Announces 2018 Top Potato Growers at Annual Manitoba Awards Banquet

January 07, 2020
Annual event caps off 40th Anniversary celebrations in 2019 highlighted by CAD 75 Million in investments at facilities in Portage la Prairie and Carberry.
McCain Foods Portage la Prairie, Manitoba facility celebrated 40 years in business on April 15th with dignitaries joining McCain executives to officially open its new $10 million potato receiving area. (Pictured left to right: Ian Wishart, MLA, Portage la

McCain Foods Portage la Prairie Facility Celebrates 40 Years in Business

April 30, 2019
On April 16, 2019, McCain Foods (Canada) celebrated the 40th anniversary of its Portage la Prairie, Manitoba facility and also officially opened its new potato receiving area at a special ceremony hosted onsite at the potato processing facility.
Producers were reporting storage concerns this winter as they struggled with frost-damaged potatoes and extreme cold.
(Courtesy: Potato Growers of Alberta)

Expanding potato sector in Manitoba not stressing on seed, despite tight supplies

April 29, 2019
Manitoba’s potato sector is gearing up to supply an expanding industry but seed supplies will be tight after a tough harvest last season. A number of producers are planning capital upgrades to keep up with the rise in demand.
Snow shuts down Simplot's Portage La Prairie, Manitoba potato processing plant (Courtesy: Mike Blum)

Snow shuts down Simplot's Portage La Prairie potato processing plant

February 22, 2019
The build-up of snow and ice on the roof at Simplot's potato processing facility just west of Portage la Prairie in Manitoba, Canada has led to a shutdown.
The McCain Foundation committed $50,000 towards the funding of a new interactive water fountain for families to enjoy at a park in the Portage la Prairie community.

McCain Foods in Manitoba prepares for 40th Anniversary Celebrations in 2019

December 19, 2018
Beginning in the New Year, McCain Foods (Canada) will celebrate 40 years of sustained operation and investment in Manitoba together with employees, growers and neighbours in the local communities where it operates: Carberry and Portage la Prairie.
Aerial impression of the McCain Foods (Canada) potato processing plant in Carberry in July 2015

McCain Foods Commits $75 Million to Manitoba Production Facilities

November 26, 2018
McCain Foods (Canada) announced infrastructure
investments totaling $75 million for its Portage la Prairie and Carberry, Manitoba facilities. The
investments further strengthen the company’s potato processing presence in Western Canada.
Champion Grower - Bailey Farms with McCain management
Front, l-r: Thomas Bailey, Terry Bailey, Lori Bailey, Kelsey Dickson
Back, l-r: Bob Hyra, Director Agriculture NA Mid-West, Jim Waugh, Sr. Director Manufacturing, Christine Wentworth, VP Agriculture

McCain Foods Canada awards the Top Potato Growers for its Manitoba Plants

November 15, 2018
McCain Foods (Canada) announced Bailey Farms as 2017 Crop Year Champion Potato Grower for the McCain Manitoba plants during the annual Growers’ Appreciation Banquet.

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