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A thaw in NB’s French-fry wars

December 13, 2012  By The Globe and Mail

December 13, 2012 – As deals go, it was small potatoes, but the $60-million sale of an Alberta processing plant signals a new stage in the long-running French-fry fracas between New Brunswick’s McCain and Irving families.

Maple Leaf Foods Inc., run by Michael McCain, announced this week the sale of the Lethbridge plant to Cavendish Farms, the potato-processing arm of J.D. Irving Ltd., the family conglomerate owned by the Irvings of Saint John. READ MORE


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