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Dairy giant acquires B.C. ice cream maker

By Food in Canada staff   

Business Operations Dairy acquisition British Columbia

Agropur grows again through buyout of West Coast ice cream producer

Longueuil, Que. – Agropur continues to expand with the acquisition of Chilliwack, B.C.-based Coast Mountain Dairy.

Coast Mountain Dairy produces ice cream and frozen desserts, including premium brands Sara’s Old Fashioned and Mountain Pride, and economy line Arctic Star.

“We are very pleased with this acquisition,” says Agropur CEO Robert Coallier. “The acquisition sees us add quality frozen products to our Island Farms selection, as well as continue to offer clients locally produced superior ice cream products and expand Agropur’s offering in this sector of activities in British-Columbia.”

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