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McCain Foods is aiming to get its plant in Easton, Aroostook County, running off 50 percent solar power in the near future. (Courtesy: Gabor Degree / BDN)

McCain Foods building Aroostook Solar Projects to power Major Potato Processing Plant

July 15, 2022
Potato processor McCain Foods is building five solar facilities in Maine, that it says will help power the production of french fries in Easton, one of its largest plants.
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.
Leading by Example - TOMRA Steam Peeling Revolution

Peeling in Potato Processing: The TOMRA Steam Peeling Revolution

July 15, 2022
Peeling potatoes on potato processing lines can be a bit like peeling notes from a wad of dollar bills and then throwing them away. Because mechanized peel removal also removes potato flesh, a high quantity of saleable raw material.
Graham Dugdale, Managing Director of Simplot Australia

Simplot Australia announces USD 70 million investment in vegetable processing in New South Wales, Australia

July 11, 2022
Simplot Australia has announced an AUD 65 million (about USD 44 million) upgrade to its Bathurst manufacturing facility and acquisiton of farming land in the Central West region of New South Wales valued at AUD 40 million.
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UK Competition for Chefs to make the best Fries based side dish: the Lamb Weston ChampionChips 2022!

July 11, 2022
Lamb Weston announces the launch of its Champion Chips, a brand-new competition that celebrates those brilliant food service and hospitality chefs that see possibilities in potatoes! Think you can pimp up the nation’s favourite side dish?
BurgerFi products

BurgerFi and Gopuff Expand Pilot to Deliver Fresh Made Burgers and Fries to Customers Nationwide (United States)

July 10, 2022
BurgerFi, one of the nation's fastest-growing, premium fast-casual concepts, and Gopuff, the go-to platform for immediate delivery of customers' everyday needs, announced plans to expand the delivery of BurgerFi items.
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Americold Opens New Freezer-Storage Facility in Town of Dunkirk, NY.

Americold Opens New Freezer-Storage Facility in Town of Dunkirk, NY

July 07, 2022
Americold Realty Trust (NYSE: COLD), a global leader in temperature-controlled warehouses and logistics for the food industry, announced the grand opening of its newest facility in Dunkirk, NY.
McCain Foods Ltd. Invests in the Future of Farming, Acquires Predictive Crop Intelligence Technologies from Resson.

McCain Foods Limited strengthens its Predictive Crop Intelligence know-how with technology acquisition from Resson

June 30, 2022
McCain Foods Limited has acquired the predictive crop intelligence portfolio from Resson, an analytics technology firm enhancing farming efficiency. Resson's vision-intelligence-based technologies leverage field.
Lamb Weston Issues FY21 ESG Report.

Potato Processor Lamb Weston reports on progress towards sustainability goals

June 23, 2022
Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: LW) issued its third annual Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) report today, reporting progress against 2030 ESG goals announced in its last report.
McCain Foods first 'Farm of the Future', located in Florenceville-Bristol,  Canada has already generated promising results in its first year. The farm has also attracted the attention supply chain - as this visit by a delegation of McDonald's illustr

McCain Foods announces its second Farm of the Future. Location: South Africa

June 20, 2022
McCain Foods Limited has unveiled plans for a second Farms of the Future in South Africa, as part of its drive to cut carbon emissions and tackle the impacts of climate change.


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