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McCain Foods

Company nameMcCain Foods Limited
Company typePrivate
IndustryFrozen Foods
FoundedFlorenceville, New Brunswick, Canada (1957)
HeadquartersFlorenceville, New Brunswick, Canada
Key peopleAllison D. McCain - Chairman
Dirk Van de Put - President & CEO of McCain Foods Limited
Darryl Rowe - President & CEO of McCain Foods (Canada)
ProductsFrench fries, appetizers, pizzas, vegetables, desserts, entrees, and oven meals
Revenue$6.5 billion CAD (2009)
Employees20,000 (2004)

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McCain Foods Limited is a privately owned company established in 1957 by four brothers-Harrison McCain, Wallace McCain, Robert McCain, and Andrew McCain-in Florenceville, New Brunswick, Canada. It is the world's largest producer of French fries and other oven-ready frozen food products.

McCain Foods has 20,000 employees and 55 production facilities in 12 countries spanning six continents. It processes one million pounds of potato products each hour and sells one-third of the world's frozen French fries products, in more than 110 countries.

Based on 2003 sales, it was the second largest private company in Canada, according to Forbes.

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