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‘A fry above the rest’: McCain Foods celebrated as McDonald’s Top Global Supplier of 2024

At the highly anticipated 2024 Worldwide Convention held in Barcelona, McCain Foods proudly accepted the McDonald’s Global Supplier of the Year award, a prestigious recognition that highlights the company’s long-standing partnership and relentless pursuit of excellence in the food industry. Chosen from over 3,000 suppliers, McCain Foods has set a new benchmark in food safety, quality, sustainability, and digital supply chain innovation.

Established in 1977, the collaboration between McCain Foods and McDonald’s has been a cornerstone of the fast-food giant’s success, particularly renowned for providing the iconic MacFries. The award not only celebrates the enduring relationship between the two giants but also underscores their shared commitment to enhancing global food service standards.

Max Koeune, President and CEO of McCain Foods, expressed his profound pride and gratitude towards his team via his LinkedIn page: “I am incredibly proud of the entire McCain Foods team for all the hard work and daily customer dedication that led to us winning the McDonald’s Global Supplier of the Year award.

“This prestigious award is recognition of not only what we supply but how we supply it – our company values including quality, innovation, commitment to sustainability, and dedication to securing potato supply for McDonald’s lovers around the world. Thank you to the McDonald’s team for this motivating recognition.”

This award signals a momentous achievement and reflects McCain Foods’ meticulous attention to detail and their proactive approach to sustainability and innovation. The company’s efforts in securing a sustainable and reliable potato supply chain underscore its dedication to not just maintaining but elevating the quality and enjoyment of the meals served to millions of McDonald’s customers worldwide.

As McDonald’s continues to lead in the fast-food industry, the partnership with McCain Foods exemplifies a successful collaboration that prioritizes customer satisfaction and sustainable practices. This recognition at the Worldwide Convention in Barcelona will undoubtedly pave the way for further innovative ventures and a continued partnership that champions quality and sustainability in the fast-food sector.

Moving forward, both McCain Foods and McDonald’s express their enthusiasm for future projects and initiatives that will further enhance their service and commitment to global food lovers, promising exciting developments for consumers and stakeholders alike.

Source: McCain Foods LinkedIn page
Photo: Credit McCain Foods

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