McCain growers in shock

By Jacinta Rose
Updated December 31 2015 - 9:03am, first published October 18 2013 - 4:00am
ANSWERS WANTED: South East Potato Growers Association chairman Andrew Widdison says local growers have many unanswered questions in the wake of McCain Foods' announcement that it would close the Penola processing plant in December.
ANSWERS WANTED: South East Potato Growers Association chairman Andrew Widdison says local growers have many unanswered questions in the wake of McCain Foods' announcement that it would close the Penola processing plant in December.

SOUTH East Potato Growers Association chairman Andrew Widdison, Kalangadoo, says local growers have been shocked by McCain's decision to close its Penola potato processing plant, and are desperately seeking more information about the future of their contracts once the plant closes in December.

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