Congebec opens its first CO2 refrigeration plant (French)
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]
Dans un marché dominé par des géants américains, Nicholas Pedneault bâtit un réseau de congélation solide pour servir les intérêts des producteurs québécois.
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.