Olymel Announces Investment to Increase Production Capacity at its Ange-Gardien Pork Processing Plant

February 5, 2021 Olymel l.p.

Olymel management today announced an investment of $9 million to set up a second shift at its Ange-Gardien (formerly F.Ménard) hog slaughtering, cutting and deboning plant in Montérégie-Est, Quebec. This investment and the new evening shift will create more than 250 new jobs and should be in operation by next September.

Olymel Invests Over $ 30 Million in its St-Damase Plant Creating More Than 80 New Jobs at this Poultry Processing Facility

October 2, 2020 Olymel

Olymel management today announced an investment of more than $ 31.5 million to expand its poultry slaughtering and cutting plant in St-Damase, Montérégie, in order to diversify operations and add new activities.

Backlog of Hogs Ready for Slaughter: Olymel and its Employees at the St-Esprit, Yamachiche and Ange-Gardien Plants Add overtime Shifts

June 2, 2020 Olymel

Olymel management announced that more than 800 employees at its hog slaughterhouse and cutting plants in Yamachiche (Mauricie), St-Esprit (Lanaudière), and Ange-Gardien (Montérégie) have volunteered to work overtime shifts on this Saturday May 30 in order to reduce the number of hogs ready for slaughter and avoid euthanizing them.

Olymel Will Reopen its Yamachiche Plant With the Agreement of Public Health Authorities

April 15, 2020 Olymel

After having implemented all the public health recommendations of the public health department of the Mauricie and Centre-du-Québec Integrated University Health and Social Services Centre (CIUSSS MCQ), Olymel management is announcing that its hog slaughter and cutting plant in Yamachiche, in Mauricie, will resume operations starting Tuesday, April 14.

Food Safety and COVID-19: Olymel Corrects the Facts

April 8, 2020 Olymel

The management of Olymel deplores the untruthful and irresponsible information that an anonymous person circulated on social networks on Friday April 3 to the effect that products from his pork processing facility in Yamachiche could transmit the COVID-19 virus.