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Saputo to close three plants with loss of 230 jobs


Montreal – Saputo announced today it will close three of its facilities in Canada: the plants affected are in Sydney, N.S., Princeville, Que., and Ottawa.

The closures are scheduled in June 2016, August 2016 and December 2017 respectively, the company said in a news release.

The current production will be integrated into other Saputo facilities, with approximately 230 employees impacted in all. These employees will be provided with severance and outplacement support; and some will be offered the possibility of transferring to other Saputo locations, the company said.

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