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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

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...


Feb 14, 2018, 12:30 ET Agropur posts record results in 2017

Sales up 7.7%, to $6.4 billion Earnings from operations up 7.9%, to $444.1 million Net earnings: $174.9 million Patronage dividends up 8.5%, to $65.2 million LONGUEUIL, QC, Feb. 14, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ ...


Jan 31, 2018, 08:00 ET Agropur's Club of Excellence - Ferme Jolipré Holstein in Saint-Moïse is crowned Milk Quality Champion

LONGUEUIL, QC, Jan. 31, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - Sixteen new regional champions received top honours at Agropur's 29th Club of Excellence gala, held in Québec City on January 26. The event paid tribute to ...


Jan 26, 2018, 11:00 ET Second edition of Inno Challenge: Agropur invites entrepreneurs to reinvent dairy

MONTREAL, Jan. 26, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - Agropur Cooperative today kicked off the second edition of Inno Challenge, an international challenge to co-create innovative dairy products through...


Jan 19, 2018, 11:00 ET Canada's dairy supply management system has stood the test of time, remains relevant and resolutely modern

MONTREAL, Jan. 19, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - Since its inception, Canada's supply management system has evolved into a modern system. It reflects the challenges of the industry today and responds to market ...


Aug 31, 2017, 14:00 ET Agropur Acquires Agrifoods' Interest in Ultima Foods

LONGUEUIL, QC AND BURNABY, BC, Aug. 31, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Agropur Cooperative and Agrifoods International Cooperative Ltd. – two of Canada's leading dairy cooperatives – announced today that they...


Jul 13, 2017, 16:18 ET Agropur donates $25,000 for victims of BC forest fires

LONGUEUIL, QC, July 13, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Agropur is supporting the people affected by the wildfires in British Columbia by donating $25,000 to the Canadian Red Cross's British Columbia Fires...


May 09, 2017, 14:27 ET Agropur donates $25,000 to help flood victims

LONGUEUIL, QC, May 9, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Agropur has responded to the Canadian Red Cross's "Spring Floods Appeal" with a $25,000 donation. True to its values of solidarity and mutual aid, the...


Apr 21, 2017, 16:54 ET Earth Day - Agropur proud to obtain LEEDtm Silver certification for new Longueuil head office

LONGUEUIL, QC, April 21, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - On this Earth Day, Agropur Cooperative is particularly pleased to announce that its head office has obtained LEEDTM (Leadership in Energy and...


Feb 14, 2017, 10:31 ET Agropur proud to join the second Academos Coalition to keep kids in school

MONTREAL, Feb. 14, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Agropur announced today that it will be part of the second edition of the Coalition pour la persévérance scolaire (hooked on school coalition) spearheaded by...


Feb 10, 2017, 12:50 ET René Moreau becomes President of Agropur Cooperative

LONGUEUIL, QC, Feb. 10, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Agropur Cooperative today proudly announced that its new President is René Moreau. Mr. Moreau succeeds Serge Riendeau, who is retiring after heading...


Feb 09, 2017, 12:30 ET Agropur reports strong earnings growth

Sales approach $6 billion Earnings from operations up 34.6% Net earnings before patronage dividends up 63.1% Patronage dividends up 50% to $60.1 million LONGUEUIL, QC, Feb. 9, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ -...