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Olymel Announces the Closing of its Vanier Plant in Quebec City
Olymel L.P. is Canada's leader in the production, processing, and distribution of pork and poultry meats. The company employs over 13,000 people and has production and processing facilities in Quebec, Alberta, New Brunswick, and Saskatchewan. Today, the management of Olymel L.P. is announcing its decision to cease operations at its Vanier plant in Quebec City. The decision will come into effect on May 10, according to the provisions of the Act respecting labour standards. Olymel is also announcing that the Vanier plant's activities, such as the production of cretons, bologna, pepperoni, and spaghetti sauce will now be carried out at its Blainville plant, north of Montreal, which will require an additional investment of $2 million and create 30 jobs.
President and CEO of Olymel, Réjean Nadeau, stated “Olymel's management made the difficult decision to close the Vanier plant in the general interest of ...
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