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Canada: McCain’s state-of-the-art potato specialty production line officially opened

McCain Foods marks 60th business anniversary with official opening of new $65M production line expansion in Florenceville, NB. From left to right: Hon. Andrew Harvey, New Brunswick Minister of Agriculture, Mines and Rural Affairs,  Andrea Davis, Director Government and Public Relations at McCain Foods Canada; Shai Altman, President of McCain Foods Canada; Jeff Delapp, President, North America, McCain Foods Limited;  Marc Kilfoil, Plant Manager McCain Foods Canada;  Allison McCain, Chairman, McCain Foods Limited; Dale McCarthy, Vice President Integrated Supply Chain, McCain Foods Limited; Germain Pinette, Manufacturing Director,  McCain Foods Canada; ; TJ Harvey, M.P. for Tobique-Mactaquac; Nancy Whyte-McCauley, Deputy Mayor, Florenceville-Bristol. (CNW Group/McCain Foods (Canada))McCain Foods (Canada) has officially opened its new $65M state-of-the-art potato specialty production line, expanding the company’s flagship potato processing facility in FlorencevilleBristol, in the province of New Brunswick. The new 35,000 square foot McCain Foods potato specialty production line addition represents the largest capacity expansion investment in Canada in nearly 10 years.  The investment is reflective of the continued growth of the North American frozen potato and potato specialty segments in both the retail and food service businesses. “Florenceville continues to be the French fry capital of the world. The official opening of the new production line reflects McCain’s ongoing commitment to invest in the needs of our consumers and customers today, and also the company’s focus towards future product development and innovation,” said Jeff DeLapp, President, North America, McCain Foods Limited. More

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