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McCain Foods breaks ground for expansion of Lelystad french fries factory
October 20, 2020
McCain Foods broke ground last week for the expansion of their French fry factory in Lelystad, The Netherlands
Key Technology Introduces Zephyr™ Next-Generation Horizontal-Motion Conveyor
October 20, 2020
Featuring a patented direct drive with a counterbalance system, Zephyr's unique motion profile gently moves product with no segregation or stratification and at higher capacities than can be achieved with other horizontal motion conveyors.
NewCold 'On Course' With New Cold Storage Facility
October 20, 2020
Preparations for NewCold's second UK deep freeze storage facility are fully on course, says the company and following the build commencement next month, the operation is expected to go live just one year later.
Harvesting, prices and future plans: the potato situation in the regions of Russia
October 10, 2020
Since the start of autumn, potato producers in the regions of Russia have been facing many challenges, new and old. In the Russian Federation, the average annual volume of potatoes used for food purposes is estimated to be at 13-14 million tons, which makes potato one of the most important crops in Russia. In this article, we present information about the potato situation in various regions of Russia.
Lamb Weston Reports Fiscal First Quarter 2021 Results; Provides Update for Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2021
October 08, 2020
Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: LW) announced today its fiscal first quarter 2021 results and provided a business update for the second quarter of fiscal 2021.
Lutosa rebranding emphasizes worldwide ambition
October 07, 2020
Lutosa is a proud Belgian Brand, selling its Belgian Fries and a wide range of additional potato products to no less than 136 countries. No less than 94% of its production is exported.
McCain Foods opens potato storage facility in Tasmania
October 07, 2020
A storage facility capable of storing 11,000 tonnes of potatoes has opened in Burnie, Tasmania. The facility, which can hold 9,000 tonnes in cold-storage long term as well as a further 2,000 tonnes in short term storage, is run by McCain.
World Potato and Europatat Congresses, Ireland, 2021 – Postponed until 2022
October 01, 2020
World Potato Congress Inc., Europatat and the Irish Potato Federation have announced the postponement of the World Potato Congress (WPC) and the Europatat Congress planned for May/June in Dublin in 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Construction Potato Processing Plant Expansion McCain Foods - Othello to resume early October
September 29, 2020
McCain Foods USA announced the restart of construction of its 170,000-square-foot expansion at its Othello, Washington potato processing facility. Paused due to COVID-19 restrictions, construction will resume in early October.
McDonald's is seeking boost resilience of its British potato supply chain to environmental degradation and climate impacts
September 28, 2020
Fast food giant McDonald's is working with McCain Foods and Prince's Countryside Trust to help farmers in the United Kingdom improve soil health and boost resilience to climate change and Brexit
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