Asia, India, China, Middle East, North America, Processing, fries, chips

Lamb Weston opens state-of-the-art potato processing plant in China’s ‘Potato Capital’

Members of the executive team of Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc. joined with distinguished guests today to celebrate the grand opening of the company’s new processing facility in Ulanqab, Inner Mongolia, China.

The facility, located in what’s known as China’s Potato Capital, has the capacity to produce 250 million pounds of frozen potato products annually. The additional capacity will provide the company with added flexibility to meet growing customer demand in the region.

The company has operated a manufacturing facility in Shangdu, Inner Mongolia, since 2014, and has a sales office in Shanghai.

Built to Lamb Weston’s industry-leading standards, the facility features the latest equipment to support employee safety, food safety and quality, and sustainability. The company invested approximately $250 million in the facility which adds more than 240 jobs to the local economy.

“This investment demonstrates Lamb Weston’s commitment to growing our business in China,” said President and CEO Tom Werner. “The new facility is the result of the hard work and dedication of many team members, and I’m proud of their accomplishments.”

Source: Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc.
Media contact:
Shelby Stoolman
208-424-6461
shelby.stoolman@lambweston.com

Editor & Publisher: Lukie Pieterse


Feel free to get in touch with Lukie!
He’ll be happy to share your company’s news stories on Potato News Today:
lukie@potatonewstoday.com
Connect on LinkedIn
Follow on Twitter
About us

Stay updated with breaking news

Enter your email below for news story notifications.

Translate this site

Blog Stats

  • 1,847,134 reads of our news stories

LOCKWOOD Mfg

PULSEMASTER

FPS Food Process Solutions

FAM STUMABO

AVR

Scotts Precision Manufacturing

TOMRA FOOD

GRIMME