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Olymel to expand Quebec sausage plant

Quebec meat packing firm Olymel is set to double the production space at the La Fernandiere sausage plant it bought last year at Trois-Rivieres. The company, an arm of major agrifood co-operative La Coop federee, announced plans to spend $8.1 million to double the plant’s area to over 45,000 square feet, setting up more space […] Read more

Olymel pork plant to get $11 million in upgrades

Pork and poultry packer Olymel has budgeted $11 million in expansions and new equipment for a Quebec sausage processing plant to handle hams and other smoked meats and boost its output by about 50 per cent. The company, part of agrifood and ag retail co-operative La Coop federee, announced Thursday that upgrades are expected to […] Read more



Olymel buying Quebec sausage maker

Quebec’s Olymel plans to consolidate its sausage business into a next-to-new processing plant, after making a deal to buy the plant’s owner. Olymel, the meat packing arm of La Coop federee, announced Tuesday it will buy Trois-Rivieres processor La Fernandiere for an undisclosed sum. La Fernandiere will “remain an autonomous entity” within Olymel, the company […] Read more