À vos affaires – Episode of March 10, 2023 (French)
With some 60 million cubic feet of freezer space, Congebec receives the equivalent of $2 billion worth of food annually in its facilities, from turkey to cranberries to certain baked goods. And with the recent addition of National Private Equity as a minority shareholder, the Quebec-based company is looking to expand abroad.
A major initiative by Congebec could completely change the face of food banks in Quebec. By offering freezer space in its multi-temperature facilities, Congebec will help reduce food waste and channel 500,000 kg of food from its customers every month.
Congebec begins operation of its new freezer on Montreal’s North Shore, a crucial infrastructure in the development of the local food industry, and at the same time announces impressive support for food aid networks.
Congebec begins operation of its new freezer on Montreal’s North Shore, a crucial infrastructure in the development of the local food industry, and announces impressive support for food aid networks. (Article in French)
Quebec-based Congebec has taken advantage of the construction of its new Mascouche freezer in 2022-2023 to introduce a refrigeration system that uses carbon dioxide (CO2) instead of traditional ammonia (NH3), a highly efficient and environmentally-friendly solution. [Article in French]