CHAMBLY, Que. — With many Canadian fleets scrambling to find freight, news coming out of Montreal of late has been welcome indeed.
The latest in a string of new factory/plant expansion news, food and agriculture giant Cargill Inc. says it will build a $45-million meat-processing plant near Montreal, creating 600 jobs.
Pauline Marois, finance minister and deputy premier says the Minneapolis-based company will get $3.9 million in equity investment and grants from the province to build the factory in Chambly, just east of Montreal.
The plant is expected to be up and running churning out beef and pork products within two years. Privately owned Cargill markets, processes and distributes agricultural, food, financial and industrial products. It has 90,000 employees in 57 countries.
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