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Howard Culberson & Sons named Champion Potato Grower for McCain Foods Florenceville
Howard Culberson & Sons of Jacksonville, NB was named the 2015-2016 McCain Champion Potato Grower for Florenceville-Bristol during the 43rd annual McCain Growers’ Banquet.
Sunday, September 11, 2016
Argentina: Invierten $ 1500 millones para producir papas congeladas y puré
La estadounidense Simplot construirá una planta de elaboración de ambos productos en Mendoza; está asociada a Fabio Calcaterra, primo del presidente Macri.
Saturday, September 10, 2016
Potato Processors Kenya initiate contract farming to deal with shortage of potatoes for processing
In a sign of a maturing market, two potato processing companies in Kenya - Tropical Heat - a snack manufacturer - and Sereni Fries said they will sign contracts with growers to supply 600 tonnes of potatoes every month in order to assure their supply of potatoes suitable for processing.
Friday, September 9, 2016
Nigerians consume french fries worth USD 200 million each year
Michael Agbogo, co-founder of Vicampro, disclosed that Nigerians consume about 120 tonnes of French fries daily, even as the whole of West Africa region lacks real food processors. According to him, 'Nigeria imports about $200 million worth of French fries annually'...
How McCain Foods Uses Big Data
Big data was something McCain Foods discovered by chance. 'What happened really was we have some research projects and those projects appeared to be in the realm of big data,' says Leclerc, who will be speaking at the Big Data Congress in Saint John, New Brunswick next month.
Tuesday, September 6, 2016
McCain Foods (Canada) introduces McCain Marché line of snacks
Despite false social media reports to the contrary, McCain has no intention of discontinuing Canadians’ beloved Pizza Pockets. With a new look but the same recipe and great flavours, Pizza Pockets are now part of an exciting new snacking line up called McCain Marché.
Tasmanian growers urge McCain Foods to raise potato prices 10 per cent
Scottsdale farmers Jerrod and Susan Nichols are preparing to plant their 2016 spring crops, but say processing potatoes for McCain would not be in the mix unless prices lifted.
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Indian Potato Processing Plant of HyFun formally inaugurated
On August 28, the Indian manufacturer of French Fries and Potato Specialties HyFun Foods held its grand formal inauguration of its new production plant.