Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz announced more than $8 million for three new projects that will help improve meat processing facilities and increase profitability for the entire livestock sector.
The three projects announced today include:
• Montpak International of Laval, Quebec, has received more than $3 million towards the purchase and installation of equipment for a new processing facility.
• St. Ann's Foods of Etobicoke, Ontario has received almost $3 million to expand their facility to include value added production lines for steak cuts, meat balls, burgers and meatloaves.
• Les Viandes du Breton of Riviere-du-Loup, Quebec will receive $2 million for the purchase and installation of automated equipment.
These smart investments have been delivered through Canada's Economic Action Plan and it's $60 million Slaughter Improvement Program (SIP).
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