McCain’s latest Canadian investment takes the company’s capacity spend to over $1 billion

mccainMcCain Foods Limited has announced plans to expand its capacity at its plant in Coaldale, Alberta, Canada. This investment will bring additional production capacity to the french fry manufacturing facility, helping to meet continued strong demand for McCain products in the company’s domestic and international markets. The expansion is expected to be completed by autumn 2017 and is part of an ongoing global capacity investment program that the company has in place. Over the past 18 months, McCain Foods Limited has announced increased capacity investments in its plants in the USA, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, France, Belgium, Argentina, Colombia and India – reflecting the company’s continued growth on a global scale. According to McCain Foods Limited President and CEO Dirk Van de Put, “Over the last 18 months, we’ve confirmed investments of more than $1 billion to add capacity, including investments in infrastructure, technology and capabilities, across the full range of McCain products”.*Source: McCain Foods Ltd)