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Expiration of anti-dumping tariffs on fries leaves South African potato industry vulnerable

Expiration of anti-dumping tariffs on fries leaves South African potato industry vulnerable

July 28, 2021
Anti-dumping tariffs on frozen French fries imported from the Netherlands and Germany have expired, leaving the South African potato industry vulnerable to ‘dumping’.
McCain Foods South Africa appoints new managing director

McCain Foods South Africa appoints new managing director

February 04, 2021
McCain Foods South Africa has appointed Unathi Mhlatyana as its new managing director (MD) effective yesterday. Mhlatyana brings more than 20 years experience in the FMCG industry, having previously been employed in leadership roles with Pepsico and SAB/AB InBev.
Willie Jacobs appointed as CEO of Potatoes South Africa (PSA)

Willie Jacobs appointed as CEO of Potatoes South Africa (PSA)

February 01, 2021
Willie Jacobs took over the leadership of Potatoes Potatoes South Africa (PSA) as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) after Dr. André Jooste, who as part of his career planning, left the organization after 9 years.
Outgoing chief executive hails the potato growers of South Africa

André Jooste is leaving Potatoes South Africa

November 10, 2020
Dr. André Jooste, an agricultural economist who joined Potatoes South Africa eight years ago as chief executive officer, is leaving the organization at the end of the month for personal reasons.
Matthew Walters to lead tna's African operations

Matthew Walters to lead tna's African operations

March 13, 2019
Food processing and packaging solutions provider tna has appointed Matthew Walters as branch manager to head up its African operations.
McCain Foods South Africa can't claim they are 'SA's NO.1 Chip'

McCain Foods South Africa can't claim they are 'SA's NO.1 Chip'

February 28, 2019
McCain Foods South Africa claims in this advert that it produces the country's 'number one' chip. However, the Advertising Regulatory Board (ARB) told them to remove the ads with immediate effect because the claim is simply not true.
Franch Fry manufacturer Lambert's Bay Foods acquired by Famous Brands

French Fry Manufacturer Lambert's Bay Foods acquired by Famous Brands

May 26, 2016
In South Africa, Famous Brands has acquired 100% of the business of Lamberts Bay Foods, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Oceana Group Limited (Oceana) manufacturing frozen french fries.
McCain Foods South Africa Foodservice website

McCain Foods South Africa launches new website to serve the Food Service industry

October 30, 2013
In response to the need in the South African foodservice industry for a source of online business information that is convenient, credible, reliable and on-trend, McCain Foods (SA) Foodservice Division has launched a brand new website.
South Africa

Frozen Potato Chips (French Fries) trade war between South Africa and the European Union

July 31, 2013
South Africa and the European Union (EU) are headed for another bruising dispute over trade access. At issue this time around are frozen potato chips (frozen french fries) from the EU.
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Imports could mean it’s chips for jobs in South African potato processing industry

May 02, 2012
Imported frozen french fries are threatening the livelihood of more than 11 000 workers in the potato processing industry, says producers association Potatoes SA (PSA).

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