202206 FOOD McCain announces Farm of the Future Africa | Alfa Laval

2022-06-21 Product news

McCain announces Farm of the Future Africa

McCain Foods shared plans for a second Farms of the Future, this time in South Africa. The plan is part of McCain’s drive to cut carbon emissions and tackle the impacts of climate change.

This article is related to Canada’s food and beverage manufacturing industries. Alfa Laval’s food grade equipment (pumps, valves, separators, heat exchangers) are used in food manufacturing operations across Canada.

 

Read the full article on mromagazine.com

 

“…McCain has identified two South African locations totalling 465 hectare irrigation and 90 ha dryland on which McCain will grow 125 ha potatoes for use across the country, per year. The farm will focus on productivity, soil health, water efficiency, the reduction of agriculture chemical impacts and the introduction and preservation of biodiversity.

 

This comes after last year’s announcement of the first Farms of the Future location in Florenceville, New Brunswick.

 

McCain plans to open three Farms of the Future in different growing regions around the world by 2025 as part of its global commitment to implement regenerative agriculture across 100 per cent of its potato acreage by 2030.

 

…All of the potatoes grown on Farm of the Future Africa will be made into French fries and other frozen potato products, servicing consumers across Africa…”

 

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