McCain is a Canadian company founded in 1957, and well established in Europe since the 1960s. Its European headquarters are located in Villeneuve d’Ascq (Department 59, France). Every year, McCain processes over 5 million metric tons of potatoes into French fries and related products in its 7 European factories, 4 of which are in northern France
The company's CSR policy is implemented through its 5 “Be Good Do Good” pillars: Good Agriculture, Good Production, Good Food, Good Company and Good Partner. McCain has been involved in Social Business for several years now, and contributes to developing projects co-created with members of the value chain in order to improve quality of life for the communities where it operates.