04 June 2019 | News
259,000 sq foot expansion created 180+ new jobs for area residents
McCain Foods USA, a leading supplier of frozen potato and snack food products across the country, celebrated the grand opening of its expanded distribution center in Burley, Idaho with over 150 attendees including elected officials, grower partners, employees and more.
Following the completion of a $200 million investment, the plant's state-of-the-art expansion, where McCain has operated for over 20 years, will increase the company's capacity to meet growing product demand, strengthen important partnerships with local growers and create more than 180 new jobs for area residents.
Dale McCarthy, Vice President of Integrated Supply Chain at McCain Foods North America said, "McCain Foods has a rich history in Idaho, thanks for our dedicated employees, trusted grower partners and the overall community. This $200 million expansion will deepen our roots and commitment in this great state and grow the potato industry for years to come."
McCain Foods Burley employs over 730 individuals who produce and distribute over 4.7 million pounds of potatoes across North America daily.