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Investment of 145 million euro in 2nd production line in Lipetsk

Lamb Weston Meijer Invests in 2nd french fry production line in Lipetsk, Russia

June 03, 2021
LWM RUS, the leading producer of frozen potato products in Russia, has signed an investment agreement with the governor of the Lipetsk region to more than double the production capacity of its French fry plant.
Lamb Weston / Meijer acquires majority share in Russia’s first large scale French fries factory

Lamb Weston / Meijer acquires majority share in Russia’s first large scale French fries factory

December 08, 2020
Lamb Weston / Meijer strengthened its position in the frozen processed potato market in Russia with the acquisition of a majority share of its existing joint venture with the Belaya Dacha Group. The joint venture owns Russia’s largest French fries factory.
Lamb Weston Meijer wants to increase its stake in Belaya Dacha's Lipetsk plant

Lamb Weston Meijer wants to increase its stake in Belaya Dacha's Lipetsk plant

November 03, 2020
The leadership of the Dutch company Lamb Weston Meijer, LWM CIS B.V., asked the Federal Antimonopoly Service to give it preliminary consent to acquire 39,38% of LLC Lamb Weston Belaya Dacha.
Harvesting, prices and future plans: the potato situation in the regions of Russia

The 2020 potato harvest in the various 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.
More than 64 thousand tons of potatoes processed in the Moscow region

More than 64 thousand tons of potatoes processed in the Moscow region

September 16, 2020
The Moscow region is the leader in potato processing in the Russian Federation in the first half of this year. This was announced by the Minister of Agriculture and Food Andrei Razin.
McCain Foods plans its first plant in Russia for the production of french fries in the Tula region

McCain Foods plans its first plant in Russia for the production of french fries in the Tula region

July 01, 2020
According to the Russian newspaper 'Kommersant', a new large producer of french fries is making plans to enter Russia. The Canadian company McCain Foods created a structure for the construction of a plant in the Uzlovaya special economic zone (SEZ) in the Tula region and is already working on a project.
First large-scale French Fries production plant in Russia inaugurated

First large-scale French Fries production plant in Russia inaugurated

April 25, 2018
Today, the first Russian large-scale French fries production facility - built in Lipetsk by a Joint Venture of the Russian Belaya Dacha Group and Lamb Weston / Meijer - was officially opened
Start construction potato processing plant in Tyumen region (Russia) reported

Start construction potato processing plant in Tyumen region (Russia) reported

July 07, 2017
Russia's online construction journal Construction.RU has reported the start of the construction of a potato processing plant in the Tyumen region, presumably a french fry plant.
A Potato processing plant is planned to be built in Tatarstan, Russia

A potato processing plant is planned to be built in Tatarstan, Russia

June 27, 2017
According to Russian media, a modern processing potato plant is planned to be built in the Arskii district of the Russian Republic of Tatarstan.
Lamb Weston / Meijer partners with Belaya Dacha to serve the Russian market with frozen potato products

Lamb Weston / Meijer partners with Belaya Dacha to serve the Russian market with frozen potato products

June 28, 2016
Lamb Weston / Meijer announced that they have signed an agreement with the Russian company Belaya Dacha to establish a new joint venture partnership to serve the Russian market.
Lamb Weston Stealth Fries

Lamb Weston goes for Gold in Sochi

February 19, 2014
Wondering who made the french fries for Sochi - fried to a nice GOLDEN colour - the colour most craved for by all athletes and their supporters?

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