This past Saturday, McCain Foods announced the construction of a second potato processing plant in China. The company says in a statement that building on its 25 years’ presence in China and to meet the growing demand for its potato products, this development comes as the company intends to meet the growing demand for its potato products in China.
The new plant will require an investment of US$200 million and will be located in the Yangling Agriculture Hi-Tech Development Zone in China’s Shaanxi Province.
Through increased capacity and specialized production capability, working closely with local farmers to source high-quality raw potatoes, McCain Foods says it will continue to lead innovation in frozen potato products that meet growing market demand for locally prepared products across a range of cuisines in China.
A range of McCain potato products from French fries to potato specialties can be found in restaurants across China. McCain Foods Limited, China is headquartered in Shanghai, employs 400 people and operates an existing production facility in Harbin, Heilongjiang province.