January 30, 2015 7:35 AM ET

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Company Overview of Agropur Cooperative

Company Overview

Agropur Cooperative is engaged in the processing and sale of dairy products primarily in Canada and the United States. It provides milk and dairy products, dips and juices, fine cheeses, yogurt, ice creams, cottage cheeses, cream cheeses, organic yogurt, organic cream cheeses, sour cream, and soyogurt, as well as exports food ingredients. The company offers its products under the Natrel, Québon, Sealtest, Schroeder, Agropur Signature, Island Farms, Agropur Import Collection, Allegro, Agropur Grand Cheddar, Farmers and Central Dairies, IÖGO, OKA, and Olympic brands. Agropur Cooperative was founded in 1938 and is headquartered in Longueuil, Canada.

101 Roland-Therrien Boulevard

Suite 600

Longueuil, QC J4H 4B9


Founded in 1938

6,188 Employees



Key Executives for Agropur Cooperative

Chief Executive Officer
Age: 53
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President
Senior Vice President of Change Management and President of Fine Cheese Division
President of Division Natrel & Fresh Products
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Agropur Cooperative Key Developments

Agropur Seeks Acquisitions

Agropur Cooperative is seeking acquisitions. Robert Coallier, Chief Executive Officer of Agropur said, "One of our key business objectives is to pursue strategic acquisitions to diversify our geographic markets and product portfolios."

Agropur Cooperative Announces Strategic Partnership Agreement with Sobeys

Agropur Cooperative announced that it has concluded a strategic partnership agreement with Sobeys that includes the purchase of the dairy processing activities as well as long term supply agreements. The value of the transaction totaling $356 million includes: The purchase of four plants: two located in Edmonton (AB) (milk - ice cream), one in Winnipeg (MB) (milk) and one in Burnaby (BC) (milk); The licensing of the Lucerne trademark to Agropur for the production and distribution of fluid milk and cream; Long term supply agreements that will come into effect upon the transfer of the facilities to Agropur and expiry of current supply agreements.

Agropur Cooperative Announces Earnings Results for the Fiscal Year Ended November 2, 2013

Agropur cooperative announced earnings results for the fiscal year ended November 2, 2013. For the fiscal year, the Cooperative's revenues were $3.8 billion and its EBITDA was $264.4 million. Excluding the effect of the additional week in 2012, revenues and EBITDA increased by 7.0% and 10.1% respectively.

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