Tag: La Coop fédérée

Competition Bureau puts the brakes on La Coop’s proposed purchase of Cargill assets

In order to preserve competition in southwestern and central Ontario, the Competition Bureau has concluded La Coop fédérée’s (LCF) proposed purchase of Cargill’s Ontario grain business, retail crop inputs business, and 50 per cent equity interest in South West Ag Partners, Inc. may not proceed as presented. LCF announced the deal with Cargill back in March… Read more »

La Coop fédérée rebrands agri-business division as Sollio Agriculture

On the heels of a busy year and a half of announced acquisitions and new builds, La Coop fédérée has decided to rebrand. Starting next year, the agri-business division of La Coop fédérée will be renamed to Sollio Agriculture. “Agriculture is not immune to changes, climate change obviously, but also regulatory, technological and generational changes.  Given… Read more »

La Coop federee purchases 50 percent stake in Ontario feed company

Quebec-based agri-food cooperative La Coop fédérée is buying into Ontario’s animal feed industry. La Coop has announced a deal to purchase a 50 percent stake in W-S Feed & Supplies Limited, an animal nutrition company that operates feed mills in Tavistock and Mount Forest, Ontario. “This investment represents a strategic entry into the Ontario market, in… Read more »

Maizex and La Coop fédérée announce partnership

La Coop fédérée, headquartered in Montreal, Quebec, has entered into a joint venture partnership with Tilbury, Ontario-based Maizex Seeds. The partnership will have a broad, national presence, the companies say. Maizex produces and markets seed corn and seed soybeans, while La Coop fédérée produces and markets seed for corn, soybeans, cereals, and forages under its Elite… Read more »

Olymel announces deal to buy Pinty’s Delicious Foods

Quebec-based pork and poultry processor Olymel has announced a deal to acquire all the shares in Pinty’s Delicious Foods, a poultry processing company in Ontario that specializes in chicken wings, boneless wings, fillets and fully cooked food products. Pinty’s operates three processing facilities, in Port Colborne, Paris, and Oakville, with headquarters in Burlington. The company… Read more »

La Coop fédérée to build $90 million grain terminal at Port of Quebec

La Coop fédérée has announced plans for a $90 million grain transfer terminal to be built at the Port of Quebec for agriculture commodities destined for European and Asian markets. The new terminal at Pier 106 in Anse au Foulon will have the capacity to export of 1.3 million metric tons of grain per year, with an… Read more »