PORK INDUSTRY: AN IMPORTANT DRIVING FORCE FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
With an economic contribution of $2 billion towards the province’s GDP, the Quebec pork industry is an important driving force for economic development representing 24,000 jobs across the four corners of Quebec. Some 70% of pork production is exported to 100 countries, which is equivalent to 47% of Canadian pork exports and 8% of the global pork trade.
DYNAMIC AGRICULTURE IN TÉMISCAMINGUE
The project will bring several benefits for local farmers since spreading the liquid manure on farmland close to our facilities will reduce fertilization costs. Furthermore, purchasing local grains to feed our herds will also benefit Témiscamingue grain producers who will also save on marketing costs for their grain.