ConAgra to expand Lamb Weston plant
by Keith Nunes
OMAHA — ConAgra Foods, Inc. plans to invest $200 million to expand its Lamb Weston plant in Boardman, Ore. The expansion will include the installation of a new production line for the processing of french fries and other frozen potato products.
Construction of the 192,000-squear-foot addition is expected to commence in early 2013 and be completed in 2014, according to the company.
“Our need to expand is a testament to our strong customer partnerships, our great-tasting french fries, and the outstanding work our employees do every day to create food people love,” said Rick Martin, vice-president of global operations for ConAgra Foods Lamb Weston.