Lutosa Opens New Flakes Factory in Leuze-en-Hainaut

Lutosa officially inaugurated its new flakes factory in Leuze-en-Hainaut. This new, fully integrated facility represents a EUR45m investment by McCain in this strategic segment. This move meets the growing global demand for dehydrated products, a field in which the group has specialized for more than 30 years. Furthermore, it will significantly improve working
conditions for the company’s employees and increase its product range.

According to a company statement, 10% of the total investment is dedicated to improving the environmental impact. This new unit will allow for a 15% improvement in energy efficiency, a 40% reduction in water consumption, and a reduction in truck traffic. This is part of Lutosa’s CSR strategy; “Pledge to the World”.

Originally a Belgian family business, Lutosa NV runs two production sites: one in Leuze-en-Hainaut and one in Sint-ElooisVijve. Lutosa has a presence in more than 146 countries and is very proud of its 44 years’ experience in the potato industry. Operating worldwide in the B-to-B sector, as well as in retail outside Europe, Lutosa produces and sells a wide range of frozen Chips and potato specialties (Duchesse, Spicy Wedges, röstis, mashed potatoes, etc.) and an organic range. Lutosa also manufactures and sells frozen fries and potato flakes for the professional sector.