Potato Processor

McCain Foods begins $12 million investment into New Brunswick processing plant

McCain Foods Canada has announced a $12 million investment to its potato processing plant in Florenceville, New Brunswick. The expansion will add c... continue reading »

Campbell Soup sells European chip operation for $80 million

Campbell Soup Company announced it has signed an agreement for the intended sale of its European chips business to Valeo Foods, a portfolio company o... continue reading »

Oregon Potato Company acquires assets of NORPAC Foods

NORPAC Foods Inc., a grower-owned fruit and vegetable cooperative founded in 1924, announced Aug. 22 that it has entered into an asset purchase agreem... continue reading »

TOMRA will sort french fries, green beans live at PACK EXPO

The TOMRA 5B will sort french fries and green beans live at the PACK EXPO 2019, Sept. 23-25 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. This machine is c... continue reading »

FAM potato cutting chips

New potato slicer further advances chipping capabilities

While the demands of retailers intensify, potato chip makers search for ways to stay ahead of their competition. FAM’s new Centris 400P is a high-ca... continue reading »

Spudkins Fry Cuts latest potato snack from Calbee

Calbee North America recently announced the launch of a new potato snack — Spudkins Fry Cuts. They are made from russet potatoes and come in three f... continue reading »

Frozen potato product maker reports net sales of $3.757 billion for fiscal year

Lamb Weston Holdings reported a 10% net sales increase to $3.757 billion — including a fourth-quarter of $1.003 billion — for the 2018-19 fiscal y... continue reading »

McCain to open french fry factory in Brazil

McCain Foods, the world leader in frozen french fries, potato specialties and appetizers, and one of the top 10 most valuable food brands in the world... continue reading »

Potato processors make top 10 list of most valuable food brands

Two potato processors rank in the top 10 of Brand Finance’s 2019 list of most valuable food brand’s in the world. Frito-Lay, owned by PepsiCo, ... continue reading »

Penobscot McCrum building new potato processing facility in northeast US

Maine’s potato-growing powerhouse Aroostock County is getting a new potato processing plant. Penobscot McCrum is building a 115,000-square-foot f... continue reading »