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One of Pinnacle Farms’ sow barns at Standard, Alta., about 80 km east of Calgary. (VerusAlliance.com)

Olymel buys Alberta hog farming operation

Pork and poultry processor Olymel has tightened the links in the hog supply chain for its Alberta pork plant by buying supplier Pinnacle Farms. Olymel, the meat packing arm of Quebec’s La Coop federee, announced Friday it has bought Standard, Alta.-based Pinnacle, including all its hog inventory, for an undisclosed sum. The company’s 30 employees […] Read more