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Martyn Donnelly, regional manager, livestock production, Atlantic Canada; Judy Cairns, accounting manager, finance; and David Ross, sales manager, livestock production (l-r) mark the rebranding of their division as Sollio Agriculture outside their Moncton office. (Photo courtesy Sollio Agriculture)

Atlantic Farm Services takes sister firm’s new name

Corrected, Dec. 6, 2019 — The former ag retail distribution and feed milling businesses of Co-op Atlantic are set to take the new name of their sister company. Sollio Agriculture, the agribusiness arm of Quebec-based La Coop federee, announced Monday its Atlantic Farm Services business is officially rebranding with the Sollio Agriculture trademark, which La […] Read more

Co-op Atlantic’s wholesale business serves RiteStop convenience stores in Atlantic Canada, as well as the Valufoods grocery chain. (RiteStop.ca)

Co-op Atlantic members approve exit from food, gas

Delegates to Atlantic Canada’s biggest co-operative have approved a proposal to divest its way out of the grocery and fuel business. Co-op Atlantic’s board of directors last month rolled out a proposal in which the organization would make a deal with Nova Scotia-based grocery giant Sobeys for the co-op’s food- and fuel-related wholesale and retail […] Read more