Established in 1956, McCain Foods Limited is a privately owned company that serves the frozen food industry. The company is one of the largest producers of french fries worldwide. It has a work force of more than 20,000 employees, including agronomists and potato specialists. The company operates over 50 production facilities. McCain Foods Limited provides green vegetables, desserts, pizzas, juices and beverages, punches, waffles, oven meal, entrees and appetizers. It additionally operates various research farms to carry out research and development activities.