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McCain Foods acquires majority stake in Brazil's Serya 

7 May 2019

Canada-based French fries giant McCain Foods has expanded its presence in Brazil with the acquisition of a 70% stake in a local peer. 

NPD - Danone rolls out Marty's free-from snacks in UK; Thai Union's John West launches Cracker Toppers; McCain unveils beer-chips range in Australia; Kikkoman Poke Sauce

3 May 2019

This week's batch of new products includes an Hawaiian-style Poke Sauce from Japan's Kikkoman and Jack Link's adding a chicken variant to its Peperami portfolio in the UK.

McCain Foods invests $300m to expand Washington plant

2 May 2019

Canada-based frozen food firm McCain Foods is investing US$300m to expand a processing facility in the US. 

McCain Foods targets higher capacity at Australian plant

8 Mar 2019

Canada's McCain Foods is seeking to increase capacity by investing in one of its facilities in Australia.

McCain Foods weighs up investment in US

12 Feb 2019

McCain Foods, the potato-products giant, is mulling possible "capital investment" in the US state of Idaho.

McCain confirms closure of plant in California

6 Feb 2019

North American frozen food group McCain Foods has confirmed its plans for a plant at Colton, California.

New Products - US yogurt company Chobani introduces kids brand Gimmies; Huel enters new market with ready-to-drink meal alternative; Russia's Ekosem-Agrar launches new EkoNiva dairy brand; CPW rolls out Oat Cheerios in UK

30 Nov 2018

This week's new products include a new sweet potato frozen chip variant from Canada's McCain Foods in Australia and a ready-to-drink meal alternative from Huel.

New products - Symington's takes Mug Shot into soups; Mars Milk Snacks chilled desserts roll out; Hershey's puts namesake bar with Reese's candy; HKScan launches Kariniemen poultry products

12 Oct 2018

This week's most eye-catching product news features sweet gyoza in the UK, a range of Sara Lee frozen desserts in Australia, a "super-hot" lifrom Seabrook Crisps, and meat-free meals from Pinnacle Foods' Gardein.

Van Geloven in Dutch deal with The Vegetarian Butcher

28 Sep 2018

Dutch food group Van Geloven, majority-owned by McCain Foods, has announced a tie-up with local peer The Vegetarian Butcher to launch more meat-free products in the Netherlands.

New Products - Pladis extends McVitie's Thins range in UK; Ella's Kitchen launches Oddpops popped snacks; Glanbia's BSN launches ice cream protein shakes with Cold Stone Creamery; Parag Milk Foods debuts Go Chocolate Cheese

20 Jul 2018

just-food publishes the most notable product development from the international food sector, presented in bitesize format to give you a flavour of the innovation from your peers and competitors announced this week.

McCain Foods to close plant in US

2 Jul 2018

Great American Snacks, a subsidiary of McCain Foods, plans to close its production plant in Monroe, North Carolina, with workers set to lose their jobs.

McCain Foods plays down talk of US expansion project

22 Jun 2018

McCain Foods has cooled reports in the US the potato-products group is looking to build another plant in the state of Idaho.

McCain Foods invests in Canadian farming business TruLeaf

12 Apr 2018

Canadian frozen potato product giant McCain Foods has made a strategic investment in local produce supplier and "an agricultural technology company" TruLeaf Sustainable Agriculture. 

McCain Foods buys 49% stake in Brazil's Forno de Minas 

6 Mar 2018

Canadian frozen potato products giant McCain Foods has taken a 49% stake in Brazilian cheese bread company Forno de Minas.

NZ 'chipocalypse' - PepsiCo looks to Australia to boost supplies

19 Oct 2017

PepsiCo's business in New Zealand has turned to its operations in Australia for production as the snacks giant adjusts to a slump in the local potato crop after months of heavy rain in the country.

McCain Foods CFO Max Koeune to replace CEO Dirk Van de Put

2 Aug 2017

McCain Foods CFO Max Koeune is to become the frozen food maker's president and CEO in November, succeeding Dirk Van de Put who is leaving the Canada-based company after seven years at the helm.

Mondelez selects McCain's Dirk Van de Put to succeed CEO Irene Rosenfeld

2 Aug 2017

Cadbury owner Mondelez International has selected McCain Foods president and CEO Dirk Van de Put to replace Irene Rosenfeld as chairman and chief executive of the US snacks giant.

McCain Foods plans Canada expansion in investment spree

21 Jul 2017

McCain Foods plans to expand production at its French fry plant in Coaldale, Canada, as part of a strategy to meet increasing demand in global markets.

McCain Foods plan for Scarborough site approved

10 Jul 2017

McCain Foods' plan to invest GBP100m (US$128.6m) in a plant in the north-eastern English town of Scarborough has been given the green light by local government officials.

McCain Foods invests in Australia potato plant upgrade

7 Jun 2017

McCain Foods said it has completed the first stage of its AUD57m (US$43m) investment in the "regeneration" of its Ballarat potato plant in the Australian state of Victoria.

McCain Foods to expand capacity in US

5 May 2017

Potato giant McCain Foods is to increase its production capacity again in North America, this time with investment in a site in the US.

McCain Foods invests in "renewal" of UK facility

14 Mar 2017

McCain Foods has unveiled plans to "renew" its Scarborough production facility in the UK as part of a proposed investment in its operations of more than GBP100m (US$121m).

McCain Foods to invest in production in Belgium

3 Feb 2017

McCain Foods is to add a french fry production line at a factory in Belgium.

McCain Foods plans UK job cuts 

31 Jan 2017

French fry manufacturer McCain Foods has confirmed plans to shed jobs at its dry and cold store operations at its Scarborough facility in the UK. 

McCain Foods expanding North American capacity 

12 Dec 2016

Canadian potato processor McCain Foods has announced plans to expand its production capacity for frozen French fries in North America. 

McCain Foods-backed Van Geloven buys brands from Royaan

7 Oct 2016

Dutch food group Van Geloven, majority-owned by McCain Foods, has snapped up a clutch of brands and plants from local peer Royaan.

McCain Foods entered chilled aisle in UK

20 Sep 2016

McCain Foods is making a foray into the chilled aisle in the UK with the launch of two lines.

McCain Foods launches Canada snacks line

31 Aug 2016

McCain Foods is launching McCain Marché, a range of snacks that offer "a balance of grains, dairy, meats and vegetables", in Canada.

New McCain frozen meals pack protein punch for Australia

22 Jun 2016

McCain Foods has launched a frozen meal range in Australia in response to what it said is rising consumer demand for more protein-dense prepared meals.

McCain Foods expands capacity for hash browns in Canada

21 Jun 2016

McCain Foods is expanding capacity at its production facility in Florenceville-Bristol, Canada, to meet "growing demand" for hash browns and other speciality products. 









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