McCain Smithton returns to seven day roster, $37m upgrade complete

Meg Powell
By Meg Powell
August 7 2020 - 2:00am
FRY UP: A $37 million upgrade has cemented McCain Foods' Smithton plant as the primary potato fry production facility for Australia and New Zealand. Picture: Supplied

DESPITE the coronavirus crisis and the looming threat of a flood of cheap European potato chips, McCain Foods' Smithton plant is back in full production with a seven day roster.


Meg Powell

Meg Powell


Meg Powell has been a journalist for the Advocate Newspaper in North-West Tasmania since 2019. She has covered a range of areas and issues including crime, health, environmental issues, business, social affairs , the arts and education. Got a story to share? Email or call 0448 302 029

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