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Apr 02, 2020, 19:24 ET COVID-19 Pandemic: Agropur Reviews its Operations

LONGUEUIL, QC, April 2, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - As it adjusts to an unprecedented context, Agropur's priority is to maintain its dairy manufacturing and distribution operations, which constitute an...


Mar 06, 2020, 12:13 ET After winning the world's best camembert title, Agropur is named the maker of the best cheddar in the world!

SAINT-HUBERT, QC, March 6, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - Agropur is proud to announce that its Grand Cheddar Aged 3 Years and Grand Cheddar Aged 1 Year - both made at its Notre-Dame-du-Bon-Conseil, Quebec...


Feb 12, 2020, 12:30 ET Agropur Increases Sales in a Challenging Market Environment

SAINT-HUBERT, QC, Feb. 12, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - Agropur today held its 81st Annual General Meeting for members and presented the highlights of its last fiscal year. The Cooperative, one of the 20...


Jan 24, 2020, 16:16 ET Voluntary recall of certain milk products - Risk of sanitizer residues - Ottawa plant #1490

SAINT-HUBERT, QC, Jan. 24, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - Agropur Cooperative is initiating a voluntary product recall of the below mentioned items produced at our Ottawa, On (1490) facility. This recall is...


Nov 06, 2019, 16:43 ET Agropur carries out organizational review of Canadian operations

LONGUEUIL, QC, Nov. 6, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - In a competitive market, Agropur Cooperative is carrying out an organizational review to increase the profitability of its Canadian operations. A total of...


Oct 21, 2019, 16:45 ET Discussions Between Quebec Goat's Milk Producers and Agropur End

LONGUEUIL, QC, Oct. 21, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Following a meeting with Producteurs de lait de chèvre du Québec, Agropur Cooperative announced today it has concluded the talks begun a year ago. A...


Oct 04, 2019, 12:00 ET Agropur Announces Closure of Lachute Plant

LONGUEUIL, QC, Oct. 4, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Agropur Cooperative today announced it is closing its ice cream and frozen novelties plant in Lachute, Quebec. The plant's operations will be transferred to ...


Oct 03, 2019, 18:07 ET Management change at Agropur Cooperative

LONGUEUIL, QC, Oct. 3, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Agropur Cooperative announces the appointment of Mr. Émile Cordeau as Chief Executive Officer effective October 15, 2019. In view of other opportunities for ...


Aug 23, 2019, 08:30 ET Agropur commits to tackling inequality by joining G7 Business for Inclusive Growth (B4IG) coalition

Companies joining forces are investing a combined total of over 1 billion USD in more than 50 current and future initiatives, benefiting 100 million people to date B4IG business coalition to be...


Jul 26, 2019, 17:00 ET Updated recall warning: voluntary and precautionary frozen dairy products recall due to potential health hazard

SAINT-HUBERT, QC, July 26, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Agropur cooperative is updating its notice of voluntary and preventive recall of frozen dairy products to the items below, produced at the Lachute, Qc...


Jul 19, 2019, 18:30 ET Update - Agropur issues voluntary precautionary ice cream recall due to potential health hazard

Update - batch 19169 BB/MA 2020JN18 and 19178 BB/MA 2020JN27 have been removed from the recall SAINT-HUBERT, QC, July 19, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Agropur has announced an immediate recall of Iceberg...


May 02, 2019, 16:10 ET Agropur is Canada's most trusted brand in the Dairy Products and Alternatives category according to the 2019 Gustavson Index

LONGUEUIL, QC, May 2, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Agropur Cooperative is No. 1 in the Dairy Products and Alternatives category on the Gustavson Brand Trust Index, published by the University of Victoria's...


Feb 25, 2019, 10:00 ET Talks continue between Quebec goat's milk producers and Agropur

LONGUEUIL, QC, Feb. 25, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Representatives of Producteurs de lait de chèvre du Québec and Agropur Cooperative are continuing the discussions begun a few weeks ago. Under the...


Feb 14, 2019, 13:05 ET Roger Massicotte becomes president of Agropur

MONTREAL, Febr. 14, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Roger Massicotte became the new President of Agropur Cooperative today. He succeeds René Moreau, who has taken retirement. "The current political and market...


Feb 13, 2019, 13:00 ET 80th anniversary - Agropur reports continued growth

LONGUEUIL, QC, Feb. 13, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Agropur Cooperative held its 80th Annual General Meeting today and announced sales of $6.7 billion, a year-over-year increase of 4.7%. During the past...


Dec 12, 2018, 16:34 ET After completing Agropur's first Inno Accel program - Five start-ups will show off their achievements on Demo Day and try to convince investors that they have what it takes to reinvent dairy

MONTREAL, Dec. 12, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - Agropur Cooperative is holding its first Demo Day tomorrow. The event is the culmination of Agropur's Inno Accel business accelerator program, the first of its...


Nov 30, 2018, 11:47 ET No Public Statement from Quebec Goat Milk Producers and Agropur but Discussions Continue

LONGUEUIL, QC, Nov. 30, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - Representatives of Producteurs de lait de chèvre du Québec and Agropur Cooperative have agreed to continue the talks begun a few weeks ago. They met for...


Oct 30, 2018, 08:00 ET Agropur launches first dairy accelerator in North America

LONGUEUIL, QC, Oct. 30, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - Agropur, Canada's most important dairy cooperative, is proud to launch Inno Accel, North America's first accelerator for dairy businesses. The first cohort ...


Oct 02, 2018, 13:25 ET Agropur reacts to concessions made under the new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA)

LONGUEUIL, QC, Oct. 2, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - Agropur is disappointed that the dairy industry has been used as a bargaining chip once again in the renegotiation of the free trade agreement between...


Sep 28, 2018, 15:25 ET Agropur donates $25,000 to help Gatineau disaster victims

LONGUEUIL, QC, Sept. 28, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - Agropur is dismayed by the distress caused by tornados in the Ottawa and Gatineau areas on September 21 and has donated $25,000 to support the Red Cross's ...


Sep 21, 2018, 09:43 ET Agropur Cooperative announces closure of its Saint-Damase plant in Montérégie

LONGUEUIL, QC, Sept. 21, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - Agropur Cooperative today announced that it is shutting its plant in Saint-Damase, in Quebec's Montérégie region. Major investments were needed at the...


Aug 31, 2018, 09:51 ET On its 80th birthday Agropur urges federal government to stand firm in defence of supply management and Canada's dairy industry

SAINT-HUBERT, QC, Aug. 31, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - Founded in Granby in August 1938 by 86 dairy farmers who decided to join forces and take control of their future, Agropur Cooperative is now owned by...


May 09, 2018, 15:44 ET Agropur donates $25,000 for New Brunswick flood victims

LONGUEUIL, QC, May 9, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - Agropur today made a $25,000 donation to support the Red Cross's relief efforts for New Brunswick residents affected by flooding. The historic water levels...


Mar 15, 2018, 14:44 ET World Championship Cheese Contest - Agropur fine cheeses win in five categories

ST-HUBERT, QC, March 15, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - Agropur is pleased that five of its cheeses were picked as the champions in their category at the World Championship Cheese Contest. In all, 3,400 cheeses ...


Feb 14, 2018, 12:31 ET La Caisse and Agropur create a joint investment platform to help foster innovation in the dairy industry

MONTRÉAL, Feb. 14, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - In the context of Agropur's annual general meeting, Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (la Caisse) and Agropur Cooperative (Agropur) announced that they...