[WorldKings - Wowtimes - Almanac Events and Achievements 2023] Milestones in 73 years affirming the position in the food processing industry of Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc. (1950)


(worldkings.org) Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc., is an American food processing company that is one of the world's largest producers and processors of frozen french fries, waffle fries, and other frozen potato products. It is headquartered in Eagle, Idaho, a suburb of Boise

The company’s milestones:

1950:The company was founded by Gilbert Lamb in a former co-op plant in Weston, Oregon.



1960: Lamb Weston invents the Lamb Water Gun Knife—the first device to slice french fries in a high-velocity water flow—which quickly becomes the worldwide industry standard.

1983:Lamb Weston introduces Twister Fries, a curly-shaped fry that enhances operator profitability.

1984:Understanding operators need to both delight their customers and increase profit potential, Lamb Weston expands its offering with CrissCut® Fries, a delicious specialty cut with great plate coverage.

1989:The company releases its upscale line of premium potato products called LW Private Reserve, recognized throughout the industry as the ultimate in potato quality.



1992: Lamb Weston introduces its innovative brand of Stealth® Fries, which retain heat and flavor longer than conventional fries thanks to an invisible potato starch coating.

1995: Lamb Weston introduces Lamb's Supreme® Mashed Potatoes, real, made-from-scratch mashed potatoes delivered in portion-controlled pouches.

1998: Lamb Weston builds and begins selling products out of a new, state-of-the-art processing plant in Taber, Alberta, Canada.

2001: Lamb Weston debuts its Sweet Things® brand of sweet potato french fries.

2003: Lamb Weston introduces a unique new shape into their frozen potato portfolio called Starz®.



2010: The Delhi, LA plant is a LEED Platinum Certified frozen food facility, the highest distinction available to green buildings, keeping environmental impact and sustainability in mind.

2016:Lamb Weston opens state-of-the-art Innovation Center in Richland, Washington.

2018: Lamb Weston launches a revolutionary fry, with unique clear-coated batter, that stays crispy for up to 30 minutes when held in a vented container. Perfect for dine-in, drive-thru, room service, and buffets.

2023:Lamb Weston opens new Innovation Center in Bergen op Zoom, the Netherlands.


According to .lambweston.com; en.wikipeida, potatopro.com. Source of photos: internet 

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