Plummeting french fry sales has potato growers re-evaluating
April 28, 2020
Restaurant closures have slashed demand although ‘chip sales have been great,’. French fry sales are down across North America as tens of thousands of restaurants have closed during COVID-19, which means the potato industry has to adapt quickly.
Cavendish Farms selects TOMRA's Eco Steam Peeler for its potato processing plant in Alberta
October 23, 2018
Cavendish Farms, one of the larger potato processors producing frozen french fries in North America, is equipping its new, state-of-the-art production facility in Lethbridge, Alberta with TOMRA’s Eco steam peelers.
Potato Processor McCain Foods invests over 1 billion in plant expansions
July 20, 2017
McCain Foods Limited has announced plans to expand its capacity at its plant in Coaldale, Alberta, Canada. This investment will bring additional production capacity to the french fry manufacturing facility, helping to meet continued strong demand for McCain products in the company’s domestic and international markets.
United Potato Growers of Canada: New Alberta processing plant good news for whole industry
December 18, 2016
The plans for a new multi-million dollar Cavendish Farms potato processing plant in Lethbridge, Alberta, should not concern the Prince Edward Island potato industry, says the general manager of the United Potato Growers of Canada.
Cavendish Farms Announces the Construction of a New Potato Processing Plant in Lethbridge, Alberta
December 12, 2016
Cavendish Farms is pleased to announce the expansion of its business in Lethbridge, Alberta, with the construction of a new frozen potato processing plant, replacing the existing plant.
Woordman Farms (Taber) named champion grower of the McCain Foods Coaldale Plant
November 17, 2016
Woordman Farms of Taber was named the 2015-2016 McCain Champion Potato Grower for the McCain Foods Coaldale plant (Alberta) during the 17th Annual McCain Growers’ Banquet held recently at the Coast Hotel and Conference Centre.