Saturday, February 4, 2023
Olymel to close two pork plants in Canada
Canadian Pork group Olymel is closing two of its pork-processing factories in Blainville and Laval, both close to Montreal city, as part of its reorganisation plan, Just Food reported.
Monday, November 21, 2022
Olymel announces definitive closure of St-Hyacinthe, Canada pork processing plant
Olymel's management has announced the closure of its pork processing plant located on St-Jacques street in St-Hyacinthe, Canada.
Monday, November 21, 2022
New programme to support Canada's pork industry in preparing for ASF possibility
Canada has launched a $23.4 million programme designed to help the domestic pork industry prepare for the possibility of African swine fever (ASF) entering the country.
Wednesday, August 31, 2022
Manitoba Pork commends Canada's investment to prevent African swine fever
Manitoba Pork has commended Canada's federal government's announcement of a new CAD 45.3 million (~US$34.5 million; CAD 1 = US$0.76) investment to help prevent and prepare for a potential outbreak of African swine fever (ASF), Portage Onlin ...
Monday, August 29, 2022
Canada provides $45 million funding to support pork industry in fighting ASF
Canada is investing $45 million to help its pork industry deal with a potential outbreak of African swine fever (ASF).
Friday, July 15, 2022
BRF to export pork to Canada
Major Brazilian meatpacker BRF SA unit in Santa Catarina state has been approved to export fresh pork and frozen pork cuts to Canada, Nasdaq reported.
Thursday, June 23, 2022
Canada approves two new pork exporters from Brazil
ABPA, the Brazilian meat lobby representing poultry and pork processors, said Canada has approved the exports of pork products from two new Brazilian meat plants into the country, Nasdaq reported.
Tuesday, May 17, 2022
Sask Pork receives funding to study antibiotic use on hog farms in Saskatchewan, Canada
Canada's Sask Pork will receive $150,000 from the Agriculture Development Fund over three years to evaluate antibiotic use on hog farms in Saskatchewan, Canada.
Tuesday, March 15, 2022
Canada approves beef and pork imports from Brazil
Canada has approved the import of beef and pork from Brazil, which was stopped previously because of health concerns, Reuters.
Monday, December 13, 2021
Funds to support development of Canada's pork industry, help farms deal with ASF
An investment of more than $4.6 million will go to three projects to grow Canada's pork industry and help farms in the country face the threat of African swine fever (ASF).
Tuesday, August 24, 2021
Canada's pork producers call upon political candidates to commit to supporting value chain
Canada's 7,000 pork producers are urging political candidates from across their country to commit to policies that will support a value chain with significant growth potential, including more attention to diseases like African swine fever a ...
Thursday, February 11, 2021
Olymel to invest US$7 million for expansion of pork processing facility in Quebec, Canada
Canadian pork and poultry products company Olymel announced on February 6 a CAD$9 million (US$7,088,535) plan to expand its Ange-Gardien pork processing facility in Montérégie-Est, Quebec, Canada.
Monday, December 21, 2020
Canada's pork, meat exports at over 1.1 million tonnes during January-September 2020
From January to September this year, Canada's meat and pork product exports have reached just over 1.1 million tonnes and generated revenues of approximately $3.75 billion, according to Écho-PORC, a newsletter published by the Centre d ...
Thursday, August 20, 2020
Canada's Maple Leaf voluntarily suspends pork exports to China due to COVID-19
Meat processor Maple Leaf Foods based in Canada announced it will stop exports voluntarily to China after detecting a COVID-19 outbreak at its plant in Manitoba, Reuters reported.
Wednesday, July 15, 2020
Canada hog farmers' donation provides over 200,000 ground pork meals to needy families
A grassroots fundraising initiative by Canadian hog farmers and their industry partners in Ontario has contributed C$85,000 to a food-bank programme amid the COVID-19 pandemic crisis.

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