Agropur thanks 13 managers at its headquarters in Saint-Hubert

We have learned that the Agropur dairy cooperative in Quebec laid off 13 management and administrative staff at its headquarters in Saint-Hubert in mid-November. The newspaper.

“No unionized employee will be fired,” Agropur spokesman Guillaume Bérubé told the Journal on Monday.

According to the organization, the economic challenges are causing more damage than expected.

“Agropur must adopt the healthy approach of continually reviewing all its operations and structures in order to remain competitive and adapt to a very dynamic market,” explained Guillaume Bérubé.

Agropur employs a total of 5,400 people in Canada and 7,350 in the USA.

Room for rent

Last February, Le Journal reported that Agropur was looking to lease half the space at its $100 million headquarters in Saint-Hubert following an unsolicited purchase offer that ultimately fell through.

Last summer we learned that dairy giant Agropur had invented a “Québécois Baileys” to dispose of its leftover milk.

Despite inflation, Agropur’s sales reached $8.5 billion last year, up $1.2 billion or 16.5% from the previous year.