Memramcook, NB –
A new storage facility will be built at Ferme Bourgeois Farm Inc, thanks to the Canadian Federal Government investment. This new facility will help reduce operational costs, increase sales opportunities and improve efficiencies.
The announcement was made by The Parliamentary secretary to the minister of Justice and the Member of Parliament for Moncton, on behalf of the regional minister for New Brunswick, joined by the Ferme Bourgeois Farm Inc. officials.
The main aspects of this project will be to construct an atmosphere controlled storage facility, using brand new technology developed in Europe. This will centralize and increase apple storage capacity and reduce costs. It will also extend the shelf life and current selling seasons that the Farm see’s per year. The facility will also be used for a number of local apple growers as well.
The total amount of investment from the Canadian government is over $500,000 that will come through a Business Development Program.
- Established in 1932, Ferme Bourgeois Farm is one of New Brunswick’s premier growers and supplier of apples and also produces a number of apple-based beverages including old-fashioned cider, a sparkling apple juice and a line of apple and other fruit wines.
- Verger Belliveau Orchard provides packaging and storage services for Ferme Bourgeois Farm and other growers in the region and is the largest seller of fresh apples in New Brunswick.
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