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Chip maker turns waste into energy

Chip maker, McCain Foods, will be adding an anaerobic digester to its site in Whittlesey, Cambridgeshire to turn its food-processing waste into biogas for use onsite.The anaerobic digester will be up and running this May and will take waste water rich in potato starch, produced in the making of its French Fries, and mix it with bacteria in a covered lagoon the size of two football pitches.McCain Foods corporate affairs advisor Bill Bartlett told MRW: ...