Two More Farms in Québec Parmentier’s Portfolio
Les Fermes Petite-Nation and Les Pommes de Terre du Témiscamingue Inc., two important Canadian potato producers located in The Outaouais and Témiscamingue regions, were acquired by Québec Parmentier organization, thus bringing its total annual production to more than 136.000 tonnes.
“This transaction is part of Québec Parmentier’s sustainable growth plan in line with its ambition to become a Canadian leader in the potato sector and thus to ensure a stable and regular supply to our customers throughout the year,” said the organization CEO, Pierre Chouinard, according to a recent press release.
Two New Shareholders
At the same time, Québec Parmentier announced that Préval AG and Les Pommes de Terre Cardinal have joined the organization as new shareholders. Proven leaders in their niche activities, both bring expertise and complementarity to the organization.
For its part, Les Pommes de Terre Cardinal, a family business since 1952, cultivates more than 800 hectares, including 404 hectares of potatoes, in addition to having a packing station.
“Québec Parmentier is the story of producers who came together by innovating and redefining the marketing of potatoes. We offer a solution that meets the needs of our clients and the adequacy of the expertise of our two new shareholders will allow us to pursue our mission. This is further proof of the success of our model of which we are very proud,” declared the president of Québec Parmentier, Kevin Rivard.
Bringing Together More than 25 Families of Potato Producers
Québec Parmentier is the only potato producer organization in Canada with its private varietal development program, investing in research and development of new products, producing seed potatoes (TNU, E1, E2, E3, E4), also producing table potatoes and having its packing station and processing plant.
Founded in 2012, the company brings together more than 25 families of potato producers whose mission is to feed the world with passion and with products of impeccable quality. In carrying out this mission daily, Québec Parmentier relies on innovation and attentive listening to its customers and consumers. The company markets its products mainly under the Propur and Mamzells brands.