Turnover: 7.5 billion EUR (2022)

Country: Canada

McCain Foods is a Canadian company with sales in excess of $7 billion, founded in the late 1950s.

Its products are distributed in over 150 countries and are generally frozen potato-based (French fries, etc.), although the brand developed frozen pizzas in the 1970s.

Today, McCain makes around 25% of all frozen potato products, making it the leader in its sector. Its main competitors are Simplot and ConAgra.

News

French fries giants clash on French soil 31/08/2023

  • France is the world's leading potato exporter
  • Potato production in France in 2022: nearly 7 million tons
  • Quantity of potatoes processed in France: just under 1.5 million tons
  • Potato exports (mainly French fries) to Belgium and the Netherlands: 1.6 million tons
  • Annual consumption of processed potatoes by the French: 32 kilos
  • Annual consumption of fresh potatoes by the French: 19 kilos
  • Potato production area in France: 150,000 hectares
  • McCain total sales in 2022: 7.5 billion euros
  • McCain investment to modernize its three French factories over the last five years: 125 million euros
  • McCain market share for sales of frozen French fries in France: one third
  • Production capacity of Flemish family group Agristo's new French fries plant: 300,000 tons
  • Agristo's investment in the new Escaudoeuvres plant: 350 million euros
  • Share of potato production consumed in the foodservice sector: 65%

McCain increases packaging capacity at its Béthune plant 29/06/2023

  • Investment of 17 million euros for six new packaging lines at McCain's Béthune plant.
  • Total production: 110,000 tonnes of French fries per year.
  • The Béthune site processes around 260,000 tonnes of potatoes a year.
  • Half of McCain's European production sites are located in France.
  • McCain has a network of 800 French farmers to supply its factories.
  • One third of McCain's production is sold to supermarkets in France, with the remainder sold to the catering trade.

Financial Data

DUNS: 320442726

Legal Name: MC CAIN ALIMENTAIRE

Address: PARC ENTREPRISES MOTTE DU BOIS , 62440 HARNES

Number of employees: 21000 (2019)

Capital: 15 200 000 EUR


Financial Data:

Year Turnover (€) Net Profit (€) Fiscal Year End Fiscal Year Duration
2021 250 572 561 EUR 39 117 808 EUR 30/06/2021 12
2020 243 944 194 EUR 26 921 187 EUR 30/06/2020 12
2019 268 343 046 EUR 42 342 671 EUR 30/06/2019 6
2018 255 289 902 EUR 32 591 413 EUR 30/06/2018 12
2017 245 256 470 EUR 56 191 650 EUR 30/06/2017 12
2016 229 834 672 EUR 46 663 643 EUR 30/06/2016 12

Company Managers:

Position First Name Last Name Age Linkedin
Président Erwin PARDON 61
Directeur général délégué Henricus, Antonius, Maria VAN DEN BEMD 52
Directeur général délégué Christian CIRINO 50

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