The supervisory board of the special economic zone "Uzlovaya" in the Tula region has approved the application of McCain Foods Rus LLC to obtain resident status, the press service of the regional government said.
The company, which is a subsidiary of the world leader in the production of French fries - corporation McCain, plans to place a potato processing complex in Uzlovaya. The project provides for investments of over 12 billion rubles and the creation of 164 jobs.
According to the SPARK-Interfax system, McCain Foods Rus was registered in Uzlovaya in June 2020. The main activity is the production of ready-made food products and dishes, other activities are processing and preserving of potatoes, wholesale trade in other food products not included in other groups, wholesale trade in non-specialized frozen food products, warehousing and storage.
Company owners - McCain Foods Holland BV (99,99%) и McCain Europa BV (0,01%), CEO - Alexander Petrov.
McCain - the world's largest producer of French fries, founded in Canada in 1957 by the McCain family, currently unites more than 50 factories in Canada, the USA, Australia, and the European Union.