McCain Foods in Othello has received the Environmental Protection Agency's Energy Star certification.
The Energy Star is awarded to industrial facilities that perform in the top 25 percent of similar facilities nationwide for energy efficiency and that meet energy efficiency performance levels. McCain Foods is a supplier of frozen potato and snack food products.
McCain Foods has installed advanced LED lighting in parts of its plant to reduce energy consumption, has increased employee awareness of resource conservation and has several other ongoing activities aimed at reducing energy consumption.
"We have demonstrated our commitment to environmental stewardship while also lowering our energy costs," said Tim Herrell, Othello plant manager, in a statement.