Bakers Journal

Quebec cheese factory receives federal funding to expand

May 30, 2023
By Bakers Journal

Gatineau, Que. – Quebec cheese producer La Trappe à Fromage de l’Outaouais has received up to $1,548,800 in funding from the federal government to increase production capacity and productivity.

The funding, under the Supply Management Processing Investment Fund, will help La Trappe à Fromage de l’Outaouais purchase and install automated equipment to enhance its cheese manufacturing and packaging processes. This expansion project is expected to increase processing capacity at the Gatineau plant, make the company more competitive and allow it to diversify its products.

The fund is part of the Government of Canada’s commitment to support processors in these sectors to address the impacts of recent international trade agreements.

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