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Lamb Weston Unveils the Dukes – “Proper British Chips”

January 7, 2020

Lamb Weston / Meijer has unveiled its first new product for 2020 – called the Dukes of Chippingdom – Proper British Chips. As the name suggests, these are chips that are available as thick-cut sides and are made of 100% British potatoes. According to the company, a recent consumer test revealed that almost 40% of […]

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Lamb Weston Introduces Waffled Hash Browns

November 26, 2019

Lamb Weston in the U.S. has unveiled the new Waffled Hash Browns – said to be a twist on a classic comfort item. The product offers a novel take on Belgian-style waffles and is made of Idaho shredded potatoes. The hash browns can be baked or fried before consumption. Lamb Weston said the new Hash […]


Frozen Potato Production in Russia Sees Considerable Increase

November 5, 2019

The production of frozen potatoes in Russia between 2014-2018 increased tremendously from 4.7 thousand tons to 42.4 thousand tons, according to a BusinesStat analysis reported by RBC. According to this study, the 2014-17, the annual production output ranged from 4.6 thousand tons to 6.1 thousand tons, and the main growth in the production over the […]

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Lamb Weston Forms New Joint Venture in Argentina

October 16, 2019

Lamb Weston has formed a joint venture with Sociedad Comercial del Plata in Argentina to serve the nearly 2 billion pounds South American market. Each partner will own 50% of the new joint venture called Lamb Weston Alimentos Modernos S.A. The terms of the agreement were not disclosed. Lamb Weston Alimentos Modernos S.A. will sell […]

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Lamb Weston Receives Excellence Rating

October 10, 2019

Lamb Weston was recently awarded The Master Chefs’ Institute Seal of Excellence rating across five product categories, comprising fifty-two potato products. The Master Chefs Institute, an organization comprised of Certified Master Chefs, is dedicated to upholding the highest standards of culinary excellence by conducting comprehensive and objective third-party testing of food products, beverages, and equipment. […]

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Former Mondelez Exec Joins Lamb Weston

August 7, 2019

Frozen potato giant Lamb Weston has appointed Gerardo Scheufler as its new Senior Vice President and Chief Supply Chain Officer. He will replace Rick Martin who will be retiring from his role effective August 12, 2019. Scheufler brings more than 25 years of supply chain experience to this role. Most recently he was Vice President […]

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Lamb Weston Expands Facility in Oregon

June 19, 2019

Lamb Weston recently celebrated the completed expansion of its operations in Hermiston, Oregon. The USD250m investment announced in 2017 adds a new processing line to the existing facility, increasing the company’s processing capacity for making frozen French fries. The expansion adds approximately 150 jobs to the local economy. During a special grand opening ceremony, Lamb […]


Kraft Heinz Might Sell Ore-Ida Frozen Potato Brand

April 24, 2019

Kraft Heinz is pondering selling its Ore-Ida frozen potato brand, as it attempts to restructure its business following a modest quarterly report, writes CNBC. The company is said to have hired investment bank Evercore Partners to prepare a potential sale of Ore-Ida. While the process is still in early development, the brand could reportedly fetch […]

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Lamb Weston’s Hot2Home Fries Awarded for Innovation

March 7, 2019

Lamb Weston was honored with Gold Award at the Casual Dining Show’s Innovation Challenge in the UK, a competition for the most innovative food, drink, technology and equipment products for restaurants, pubs and bars. There were 16 products in total across food, drink and equipment gunning for the accolade and the new Hot2Home™ fries won […]

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Lamb Weston Buys Australian Frozen Potato Processor

January 3, 2019

Lamb Weston Holdings has announced that it has acquired Marvel Packers Pty Ltd, a frozen potato processor in Australia. Terms were not disclosed. Marvel operates frozen potato processing and storage facilities in Hallam, Victoria. “Our purchase of Marvel is part of our strategy to strengthen our global capabilities and continue to drive growth both organically […]

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