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Strike ends at Rogers’ Montreal sugar refinery

Workers at Rogers Sugar’s Montreal refinery have voted to ratify a new five-year agreement and will return to work “within the next few hours,” ending their strike, the company said Sunday. The plant, which has about 200 unionized workers, represented by le Syndicat des travailleuses et travailleurs de Sucre Lantic (FC-CSN), will resume “all production […] Read more

Rogers Sugar suspends production at Montreal after strike

Reuters — Rogers Sugar, Canada’s largest sugar refiner, said Tuesday it has suspended production at its largest plant as workers went on strike after wage talks at the 128-year-old Montreal-based facility collapsed. The company is implementing contingency measures to minimize disruption to customers. “There’s inventory, the company’s (other) facilities and other alternatives,” said a spokesman […] Read more


Alta. beet growers, Rogers Sugar reach four-year deal

Sugar beet growers in Alberta will have a growing season in 2015 after all, having reached a last-minute deal with Canada’s lone sugar beet processor. Montreal-based Rogers Sugar on Wednesday announced its Lantic subsidiary has reached a new four-year agreement with the Alberta Sugar Beet Growers Association to supply the company’s beet sugar plant at […] Read more