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McCain Foods

McCain Foods is a family-owned private company specialising in fries and speciality potato products. With a production capacity of more than one million pounds of potato products per hour, the company is among the leading producers of frozen fries in the world. Headquartered in Canada, McCain Foods' product portfolio includes appetisers, pizzas, frozen and chilled prepared potato products, and desserts, supplied to both retail and food service sectors in 160 countries. The company works with around 3,500 farmers and purchases approximately 6.6 million tonnes of potatoes annually. In addition to processed foods, McCain Foods is also involved in potato seed cultivation and provides transportation and logistics services.

Ranking position
#81 /380
Total score
23.3 /100
Industry Rank
Agricultural products and commodities #27
Food and beverage manufacturers/processors #55
Food and agriculture #74
Measurement area Score Rank (0-380)

Governance and strategy

#1 41.3 /100 #53

Ecosystems and biodiversity

#1 18.3 /100 #86

Social inclusion and community impact

#1 24.0 /100 #107
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Toronto, Canada
Number of employees
Group revenue
USD 8,461,538,462
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This company is part of the SDG2000, the 2000 most influential companies

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