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Government of Canada invests in co-operative cheese factory to modernize equipment and help grow markets

St. Albert, Ontario – Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada - Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Marie-Claude Bibeau, announced an investment of up to $1.5 million under the Dairy Processing Investment Fund to St-Albert Cheese Co-operative while visiting the Cheese Factory Co-op today. The funding will be used to modernize equipment that will help the company improve its productivity and competitiveness.
 
This investment is part of an upgrade to St-Albert Cheese’s facilities, which will include state-of-the-art equipment that will enhance plant operations and help optimize the value of its by-products. This new equipment will help reduce the impact of power outages and effectively manage the performance of ventilation and humidity levels so refrigeration in the warehouses runs efficiently, enabling the company to increase the volume of milk product it processes while reducing production costs.
Source : Government of Canada