Friday, May 14, 2021

Olymel sells Ontario hogs to U.S.

Hit by a strike at its Vallée-Jonction plant in Quebec, Olymel has sold 20,000 of the 25,000 hogs from Ontario that it was contracted to slaughter.

The plant at Vallée-Jonction has capacity to slaughter 37,000 hogs per week, but has been closed down by a strike that began April. 28.

The information about the diversion to U.S. packers was divulged in an interview with Meatingplace Magazine.