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
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.
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.
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.