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Plummeting french fry sales has potato growers re-evaluating

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.
Frozen Potato Processing Plant of Cavendish Farms in Alberta oficially open

Frozen Potato Processing Plant of Cavendish Farms in Alberta officially open

October 03, 2019
Cavendish Farms’ newest plant is officially open for business. The announcement was made at a ceremony held today at the new Lethbridge frozen potato processing facility.
McCain Foods (Canada) announced Stiekema-Kolhorn Joint Venture as 2017 Crop Year Champion Potato Grower for Alberta

McCain Foods named Stiekema-Kolhorn Joint Venture as Champion Potato Grower for Alberta

December 02, 2018
McCain Foods (Canada) announced Stiekema-Kolhorn Joint Venture as 2017 Crop Year Champion Potato Grower for Alberta during the annual Growers’ Appreciation Banquet.
Cavendish Farms selects TOMRA's Eco Steam Peeler for its potato processing plant in Alberta

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.
Mccain Foods Canada Recognizes S-Scan Farms As Champion Grower

McCain Foods recognizes S-Scan Farms as Champion Grower for its Coaldale, Alberta Plant

November 20, 2017
S-Scan Farms of Scandia, Alberta was named the McCain 2016 Crop Year Champion Potato Grower for the McCain Coaldale plant
Cavendish Farms Officially Breaks Ground in Lethbridge, Alberta

Cavendish Farms Breaks Ground for new potato processing plant in Lethbridge, Alberta

September 19, 2017
Cavendish Farms Officially Breaks Ground in Lethbridge, Alberta. The new $360 million potato processing plant to be complete by fall 2019
Coaldale expansion takes Potato Processor McCain Foods' capacity investments over 1 billion

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

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

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 McCain Foods Coaldale 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.

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