Agropur

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Agropur
TypeAgricultural cooperative
IndustryDairy products
FoundedGranby, Quebec, Canada (August 24, 1938 (1938-08-24))
FounderL.-A. Mondou, Omer Deslauriers and 86 dairy producers from the Granby area
Headquarters,
Canada
Key people
Émile Cordeau (CEO), Roger Massicotte (President) (Former), Serge Riendeau (President)
ProductsMilk
Cheese
Butter
Cream
Ice cream
Ingredients
Production output
6.6 billion litres of milk
RevenueIncrease C$7.7 billion (2017)
Members3,367
Number of employees
8,000
Websitewww.agropur.com/en
Footnotes / references
[1][2][3][4]

The Agropur Dairy Cooperative, usually shortened to Agropur, is headquartered in Longueuil, Quebec, Canada.

Agropur Cooperative is a North American dairy industry leader founded in 1938. It is a source of pride to 15,000 North American farming and employee families working together in pursuit of a shared goal: “Better Dairy. Better World.” Agropur is a leading supplier of products for the industrial, retail and foodservice sectors, and also boasts an impressive roster of respected consumer brands and products.

Acquisitions[edit]

In January 2017, Agropur acquired Nova Scotia-based Scotsburn, expanding its offering of ice cream and novelty products. At the time of the acquisition, Scotsburn had annual sales of more than $150 million.[5]

Brands[edit]

  • Natrel
  • Agropur Grand Cheddar
  • Oka
  • Agropur Signature
  • Central Dairies
  • Allegro
  • biPro
  • Dairytown
  • Anco
  • Québon
  • Farmers
  • Lucerne
  • Schroeder
  • Iceberg
  • Masters reserve
  • Scotsburn (acquired 2017)
  • Island Farms
  • Northumberland
  • Sealtest Dairy
  • Davisco Foods (acquired 2014)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Agropur through the decades". Agropur. Retrieved 15 February 2019.
  2. ^ "Corporate Profile". Agropur. Retrieved 31 October 2013.
  3. ^ "Annual Report 2017". Agropur. Retrieved 15 February 2019.
  4. ^ "Agropur announces it has acquired the assets of Scotsburn". Newswire. February 2, 2017. Retrieved November 9, 2021.
  5. ^ "Agropur announces it has acquired the assets of Scotsburn". Newswire. February 2, 2017. Retrieved November 9, 2021.