Lamb Weston Boardman is Recognized for Leadership in Energy Efficiency

Boardman Plant is Finalist for Oregon Leaders Award
Jan 30, 2012 2:30 PM ET

 (3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Boardman, OR  -  January 30, 2012 – The ConAgra Foods Lamb Weston Boardman, Ore., potato plant has again been singled out for its leadership in sustainable energy practices. The plant was recently named a finalist for the Oregon Leaders Award in the Strategic Energy Management Practices category. The awards are presented annually to recognize industrial businesses in Oregon that demonstrate leadership in the pursuit of energy efficiency.

“I couldn’t be more proud of the work at our Boardman plant, and the recognition employees have earned,” said Rick Gardner, senior director of manufacturing for ConAgra Foods Lamb Weston. “This award comes on the heels of the Boardman plant earning ENERGY STAR® certification from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Both are validation of our long-standing efforts to limit our carbon footprint while protecting vital natural resources.” 

The Oregon Leaders Awards are presented by Oregon Department of Energy in collaboration with Energy Trust of Oregon, Bonneville Power Administration and Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance. Winners of the awards were announced at the Fourth Annual NW Industrial Energy Efficiency Summit, January 18. 

At Lamb Weston, environmental stewardship is evident through every step of growing, processing, packaging, and transporting products. The company seizes every opportunity to preserve and protect vital natural resources by managing energy and water usage, and by reducing waste and pollution. Lamb Weston’s efforts reflect ConAgra Foods’ commitment to doing the right thing for its communities and the environment through an integrated corporate responsibility platform, “Good for You. Good for the Community. Good for the Planet.” 

About ConAgra Foods Lamb Weston

Lamb Weston makes quality frozen potato, sweet potato and other vegetable products for restaurants, retailers and other foodservice operations throughout the world. Lamb Weston is a brand of ConAgra Foods, Inc., (NYSE: CAG), one of North America’s leading food companies, with brands in 97 percent of America’s households. For more information, please visit us at  or