McCain Foods Case Study: Climate Change

01 January 2017

Good business practice and operational efficiency go hand-in-hand with sustainability. McCain is committed to acting sustainably from farm to fork, benefitting its whole supply chain and enabling the company to operate more efficiently.



  • Frozen Produce
  • Potato Processing / Preserving
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An average of 70% of the McCain Whittlesey site’s total electricity is now generated by three wind turbines and an anaerobic lagoon.

McCain have also removed a further 360 tonnes of COby transporting products in longer trailers.

View Ambition 2025: Shaping Sustainable Value Chains.

“At McCain, our ‘It’s all good’ philosophy is key to the way we do business – a good company making good food to make people feel good." “FDF’s Ambition 2025 embodies our commitment to being responsible custodians of the environment in which we operate. For McCain, working across our supply chain and in our own operations is key to achieving the sustainable and long-term development of our business.”  

Nick Vermont

Regional CEO, McCain Foods