Ontario Announces $5.3M For Conestoga Meat Packers
by Kitchener Post
Posted: 2017-09-26 15:40:13 EST

The province has announced $5.3 million for Conestoga Meat Packers to help the company purchase leading-edge equipment that will almost double its meat-processing capacity.

The investment announced Friday, part of Ontario’s Jobs and Prosperity Fund, will help boost the company’s productivity and expand its pork-processing capacity by 86 per cent, creating 170 new jobs at its Breslau facility.

“This investment will help Conestoga build a state-of-the-art processing facility, facilitating more high-quality product for markets in Canada and around the world,” said Arnold Drung, company president, in a press release.

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