MONTREAL — Bridor, a maker of bread and pastries for retail and food service, has announced plans to invest C$40 million to double the size of its bakery in Boucherville, Que., and increase production capacity at the plant by 80%.
|Jean-François Duquesne, c.e.o. of Bridor|
“The company is experiencing significant growth for several years, and this investment represents our deep commitment to our customers to continuously improve what we can offer them,” said Jean-François Duquesne, chief executive officer of Bridor. “We are proud to combine the traditional know-how of the European bakery with an advanced industrial technology. This particularity allows us to produce large-scale breads and viennoiseries high-end.”The expansion is expected to create nearly 60 new jobs, including several for a number of operators who specialize in industrial production. The initiative also is part of a larger C$400 million five-year investment put in place by Louis Le Duff, chairman and founder of Groupe Le Duff, owner of Bridor.