Cavendish Farms Announces Expansion and Construction of New Potato Processing Plant in Lethbridge, Alberta
December 12, 2016
Cavendish Farms is pleased to announce the expansion of its business in Lethbridge, Alberta, with the construction of a new frozen potato processing plant. Today's approval by Lethbridge City Council for the purchase of land in the Sherring Industrial Park is the first step towards the construction of a $350 million facility, which will replace its current, aging plant.
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