LONGUEUIL, QC, July 25, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Ultima Foods management was
pleased to see its Granby plant workers approve a new, four-year labour
contract during a general meeting held this morning; 97.5% of the union
voted in favour of the agreement.
The ratification vote seals the agreement in principle approved on
Tuesday at noon, following a marathon negotiating session.
President and CEO of Ultima Foods, Gerry Doutre, acknowledged the hard
work that both sides had put in since the union agreement expired this
past March. "Our managers and our plant workers worked tirelessly until
the 11th hour to find middle ground that would satisfy both parties. This newly
negotiated labour contract once again speaks to the exceptional
commitment shown by all our employees to ensure the success of our
company and, more specifically, of our new brand, iögo."
With the ongoing support of its shareholders, Ultima Foods made a strong
mark on the yogurt market with the introduction of its iögo brand in
About Ultima Foods
Ultima Foods has been a Canadian leader in the manufacturing and
marketing of yogurt and fresh dairy products for more than 40 years. A
joint venture between the Agropur and Agrifoods dairy cooperatives,
Ultima Foods is headquartered in Longueuil, Quebec and employs 860
people nationwide. Every year, from its world-class facilities in
Granby, the company produces more than 130 million kilos of fresh dairy
products, which are distributed across Canada.
SOURCE: Ultima Foods
For further information:
Diane Jubinville (Ultima Foods)
(450) 651-3737, ext. 3288
Eric Barbeau (CASACOM)