Article Date 11/02/2020

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Price of milk likely to increase a result of N.B. plant closure

Source Canadian Grocer

Consumers in New Brunswick should expect to pay more for milk as a result of the closure of the Saputo plant in Saint John.

The company announced the closure Thursday, to take effect a year from now, with the loss of about 70 jobs.

READ: Saputo closing two facilities, laying off 280 workers

Paul Gaunce, chairman of the Dairy Farmers of New Brunswick, said farmers would have to ship their milk as far as Victoriaville, Que., or Dartmouth, N.S., for processing.

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