Small-Footprint Produce DEMERS Inaugurates Cutting-Edge Greenhouse

DRUMMONDVILLE,Quebec: – Jacques Demers, President and CEO of Productions Horticoles Demers Inc., officially opened the company’s new greenhouse today. On hand for the inauguration were representatives from various food chains and wholesale distributors. The $25 millionexpansion of the small-footprint facility was made possible by financial support from the Fonds de solidarité FTQDesjardins Capital and Capital Financière agricole, as well as by a strategic partnership with Waste Management (WM).

The new greenhouse triples the size of DEMERS’ facilities in Centre-du-Québec, going from 3.2 to 10 hectares, and marks the completion of phase II of a $40-million project that created upwards of 90 jobs in Drummondville.

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