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French Fries and Potato Specialties

French Fries and Potato Specialties

McCain Foods USA announced a major expansion of its potato processing capacity in Othello, Washington
Today, McCain Foods USA Inc., a division of McCain Foods Limited, the world’s largest producer of frozen french fries, announced a $300 million investment in its Othello, Washington potato processing plant.
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.
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.
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.
New Potato Processing plant in Nyandarua will give local potato farmers more opportunities
The opening of a new potato processing plant in Engineer town, Nyandarua county (Kenya) offers new opportunities for local potato farmers.
Will A Slow Start For Pacific North-west Potato Farmers lead to a French Fry shortage?
Spring is just now beginning to shine in much of eastern Oregon and Washington. A winter of record snowfall left the ground frozen or flooded much later than normal. As a result, farmers are getting a late start on their crops.
Kraft-Heinz said to consider sale of Ore-Ida frozen potato business
According to reporting by CNBC, Kraft Heinz is considering the sale of its Ore-Ida potato brand in order to pay down its debt
Penobscot McCrum plans new potato processing plant in Maine
Penobscot McCrum is planning to build a new potato processing plant at the site of a long-closed potato factory in Washburn, Maine.
Birds Eye launches colourful mini rainbow potato waffles
Birds Eye just announced a new potato side-dish called Mini Rainbow Waffles at retail chain Iceland in the United Kingdom.