Agropur

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Agropur
Type Agricultural cooperative
Industry Dairy products
Founded Granby, Quebec, Canada (August 24, 1938 (1938-08-24))
Founders L.-A. Mondou, Omer Deslauriers and 86 dairy producers from the Granby area
Headquarters Longueuil, Quebec, Canada
Key people Robert Coallier (CEO), Serge Riendeau (Chairman)
Production output 3.3 billion litres of milk
Revenue Increase C$ 3.665 billion (2012)
Operating income Increase C$ 179.4 million (2012)
Net income Increase C$ 39.3 million (2012)
Total assets C$ 1.355 billion (2012)
Total equity C$ 915.7 million (2012)
Employees 6,000
Divisions Natrel
Cheese and Ingredients
Ultima Foods (Joint venture)
Website www.agropur.com
Footnotes / references
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Agropur is a Canadian Agricultural cooperative headquartered in Longueuil, Quebec, Canada.

The Agropur cooperative is the largest Canadian dairy company by annualized sales ($3 billion). It was founded in 1938. The company has 3,615 shareholders and 5,700 employees distributed among 27 plants and numerous distribution centres and offices across Canada, and in the United States and Argentina. It processes more than 2.7 billion litres of milk annually. Agropur milk products are sold as Québon, Oka cheese, Sealtest, Natrel, Island Farms, Yoplait, La Lacteo, Trega and Schrœder.

Agropur is the co-owner of Ultima Foods with Agrifoods International Cooperative Ltd. Ultima Foods markets yogurt in Canada under the Yoplait brand.

Brands[edit]

Locations[edit]

  • Markham ON - 7100 Woodbine Avenue (regional offices)
  • Longueuil QC - 101, boul. Roland-Therrien (head office including Natrel) and 2177, boul. Fernand-Lafontaine (offices — Yoplait)
  • Granby QC - 510, rue Principale (Yoplait plant)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Agropur through the decades". Agropur. Retrieved 31 October 2013. 
  2. ^ "Corporate Profile". Agropur. Retrieved 31 October 2013. 
  3. ^ "Annual Report 2012". Agropur. Retrieved 31 October 2013. 

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