• News
  • French Fries and Potato Specialties
McCain Foods USA Celebrates Groundbreaking of Major Expansion in Othello, Washington
October 17, 2019
McCain Foods USA, a leading supplier of frozen potato and snack food products across the country, celebrated the official start of construction of a 170,000-square-foot expansion at its Othello, Washington potato processing facility.
Key Technology presents their most flexible VERYX® Digital Sorters for vegetable processors to date
July 11, 2019
Key Technology presents their most versatile VERYX® belt-fed digital sorters, with specific design elements that benefit vegetable processors producing multiple products.
McCain Foods USA announced a major expansion of its potato processing capacity in Othello, Washington
May 02, 2019
Today, McCain Foods USA Inc., a division of McCain Foods Limited, the world’s largest producer of frozen french fries, announced a $300 million investment in its Othello, Washington potato processing plant.
Key Technology Introduces Enhanced FMAlert™ for VERYX® Digital Sorters
January 09, 2019
Key Technology, introduces their enhanced FMAlert™ software for VERYX® digital sorters. FMAlert captures and saves digital images of foreign material (FM) contaminants
Key Technology adds Sort-to-Grade for potato strips to Veryx Sorters
March 28, 2018
Key Technology introduces VERYX® digital sorters equipped with their patented Sort-to-Grade™ software for both wet and frozen potato strips.
West Australian Potato Industry supported by State government
March 26, 2018
West Australia’s struggling potato industry is poised for recovery after the State Government chipped in nearly $750,000 (USD 580,000) towards expanding processing and exports.
Walla Walla county approves rezoning requests J.R. Simplot to enable the construction of a new potato processing plant
January 03, 2018
Re-zoning requests related to the construction of a new Potato Processing Plant by J.R. Simplot in the west side of Walla Walla county (Washington, United States) have been approved, enabling Simplot to move forward.
Lamb Weston Opens Expanded Potato Processing Plant in Richland, Washington
October 16, 2017
Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc. joined with community and civic leaders today to celebrate the completed expansion of its operations in Richland, Washington.
Lamb Weston is adding potato storage capacity in Pasco, Washington
June 13, 2017
Lamb Weston has started the construction of additional potato storage facilities in Pasco, Washington, representing an investment of USD 3.4 million
Lamb Weston plans job fair as Richland's additional French Fry line takes shape
February 06, 2017
As construction advances on Lamb Weston’s new french fry line in Richland, Washington, the US-based potato processing giant is preparing to hire workers.