McCain Foods

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McCain Foods Limited
Industry Frozen Foods
Founded Florenceville, New Brunswick, Canada (1957)
Headquarters Florenceville-Bristol, New Brunswick, Canada
Key people
Allison D. McCain - Chairman
Dirk Van de Put - President & CEO of McCain Foods Limited
Darryl Rowe - President & CEO of McCain Foods (Canada)
Products French fries, appetizers, vegetables, desserts, entrees, and oven meals
Revenue Green Arrow Up.svg$6.5 billion CAD (2009)
Number of employees
19,000 (2012)[1]

McCain Foods Limited is a Canadian multi-national privately owned company that was established in 1957 in Florenceville, New Brunswick, Canada.[2] It is the world's largest producer of French fries and other oven-ready frozen food products, like frozen desserts.


Originally founded by four brothers - Harrison McCain, Wallace McCain, Robert McCain, and Andrew McCain - the company is still privately held by their descendants.

McCain Foods has 19,000 employees and 50 production facilities spanning six continents. It sells one-third of the world's frozen French fries products in more than 160 countries.[3]

Based on 2014 sales, it is the 19th largest private company in Canada, according to The Globe and Mail's Report on Business.[4]

Global companies[edit]

  • Argentina - McCain Argentina SA
  • Australia - McCain Foods (Aust) Pty Ltd.
  • Austria - McCain Foods GmbH
  • Belgium - McCain Foods Belgium N.V.
  • Brazil - McCain do Brasil Alimentos Ltda.
  • Canada - Aliments McCain Foods Ltd/Ltée
  • China - McCain Foods China
  • Colombia - McCain Colombia
  • France - McCain Alimentaire SA
  • Germany - McCain Deutschland GmbH
  • Greece - McCain Hellas Ltd.
  • India - McCain Foods (India) Pvt. Ltd
  • Italy - McCain Alimentari Italia srl
  • Korea - McCain Foods Korea Corporation.Ltd
  • Netherlands - McCain Foods (Holland)
  • New Zealand - McCain Foods (NZ) Limited
  • Poland - McCain Poland Sp. z o.o.
  • Portugal - McCain Portugal
  • Scandinavia (Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden) - McCain Foods Nordic
  • South Africa - McCain Foods SA (Pty) Ltd.
  • Spain - McCain España, S.A.
  • Switzerland - McCain
  • Taiwan - McCain Foods Taiwan Ltd.
  • United Kingdom - McCain Foods (GB) Limited
  • United States - McCain USA

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