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Quebec's largest food company acquires another business

Reference: CTV News

MONTREAL -- La Coop federée, Quebec's largest agri-food company, has signed a deal to buy the pork and milling assets of F. Menard.

The two companies say La Coop's Olymel division will absorb F. Menard's slaughtering and processing operations, and the Sollio Agriculture division will handle the company's animal feed operations.

F. Menard employs more than 1,200 people with an annual production of over 1.1 million hogs reared across 300 farms -- about 15 per cent of pork production in Quebec...Read More