Olymel goes ahead with acquisition of Pinnacle Farms in Alberta

Press release Olymel L.P. has announced the acquisition of Pinnacle Farms Inc., a major hog producer located just east of Calgary, near Strathmore, Alberta. Olymel becomes the owner of all inventory and will now take over management of Pinnacle Farms operations. Pinnacle employs 30 persons who will now join the Olymel workforce. The transaction amount was not […]

Olymel invests $11 million in its plant at St-Henri-de-Lévis on the South Shore of Quebec

Press release The management of Olymel has announced an investment of $11 million in the expansion and modernization of its pork further processing facility located in St-Henri-de-Lévis on the South Shore of Quebec. This investment is intended to introduce new equipment at the plant that will increase efficiency and boost production volume from 40 million to almost 60 million kilograms […]

Chase Hospitality Group expands with 100% plant-based restaurant

Press release Planta’s doors to open in Toronto’s Yorkville neighbourhood this September 2016 Chase Hospitality Group (CHG) announces their latest restaurant endeavor, Planta, set to open in early September 2016. Chef David Lee (owner of Nota Bene) has partnered with CHG and will be Planta’s Executive Chef. The Yorkville restaurant will feature an entirely plant-based menu, a collaboration between Chef David Lee and CHG’s […]

McCain Foods expands NB facility creating new jobs

Press release McCain Foods (Canada) has announced a major investment in its Florenceville-Bristol French fry plant that will expand capability and create 40 to 50 new jobs. The company is adding a new production line to meet growing demands for hash brown patties and similar potato products.  The $65-million investment will include a 32,000 square […]