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McCain Foods Tasmania installs Pulsemaster PEF-tech innovation, reduces water use by more than 100,000 litres per day

McCain Foods Tasmania installs Pulsemaster PEF-tech innovation, reduces water use by more than 100,000 litres per day

October 09, 2021
McCain Foods has installed proprietary world-leading technology in the form of a Pulsed Electric Field (PEF) generator, as part of the company’s latest upgrade to its Smithton plant in Tasmania.
Potato Processor Simplot Recognizes Outstanding Tassie Growers

Potato Processor Simplot Recognizes Outstanding Tasmanian Growers

September 27, 2021
Potato and vegetable growers have vied for the title of top producers as part of Simplot's Annual Grower Awards. The Awards, which have been in place since 1997, recognize the outstanding achievements of Tasmania's potato and vegetable growers during the 2020-2021 harvest.
McCain Foods Australia: 'The Wait is Over. Smile, we're back!'

McCain Foods Australia: 'The Wait is Over. Smile, we're back!'

May 19, 2021
The much-awaited return of ‘McCain Smiles’ to Australia is here with just half the traditional cooking time. Now that’s something to smile about.
MBIE’s interim report on European Import Threat

Level of dumping of frozen processed potato in New Zealand no threat to local industry, government report says

April 25, 2021
In New Zealand, the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment has released its Interim Report (Essential Facts and Conclusions) on the investigation into European dumping of frozen processed potato into the NZ market.
Lamb Weston announces new VP for Australia & New Zealand operations

Lamb Weston announces new VP for Australia and New Zealand operations

January 04, 2021
Lamb Weston has named Simone Anderson as the new Vice President and General Manager, Lamb Weston Oceania (Australia and New Zealand), beginning January 4, 2021.
Bundaberg Sweet Potato Fries go Australia

Bundaberg Sweet Potato Chips (Fries) go Australia-wide

October 21, 2020
A taste of Bundaberg will be served around the country as Sweet Potatoes Australia partners with Edgell to launch their new Sweet Potato Fries .
McCain Foods opens potato storage facility in Tasmania

McCain Foods opens potato storage facility in Tasmania

October 07, 2020
A storage facility capable of storing 11,000 tonnes of potatoes has opened in Burnie, Tasmania. The facility, which can hold 9,000 tonnes in cold-storage long term as well as a further 2,000 tonnes in short term storage, is run by McCain.
McCain Foods' Timaru plant is reducing its energy usage environmental impact, now looking to electrification, by installing New Zealand-first technology.

Potato Processor McCain NZ lowers greenhouse gas emissions through use of Pulsed Electric Field (PEF) technology

September 25, 2020
McCain Foods Timaru potato processing plant is reducing its energy usage environmental impact, now looking to electrification, by installing Pulsed Electric Field (PEF) technology, a first in New Zealand.
In Tasmania, Australia, McCain Foods has completed the upgrade of its Smithton plant. Staff shows a box of beer battered french fries, that now can be produced on the new batterline and fryer.

McCain Foods Smithton plant now capable of producing battered retail french fries

August 23, 2020
In Tasmania, Australia, McCain Foods has completed the upgrade of its Smithton plant. The capital invest included an expansion on its retail production and the installation of a new fryer and batter applicator.
McCain Foods Australia - Ballarat plant invests big in solar

McCain Foods Ballarat plant to feature Australia’s largest 'behind-the-meter' renewable energy system

July 15, 2020
In the race to decarbonise the economy, industrial processing is a tough nut to crack given the amount of heat needed to process goods.

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