For immediate release
Agreement between Alimplus and Cowie
Increased seafood production in Quebec for the HRI sector
Montreal, September 25, 2018 – The president of Alimplus, Daniel Le Rossignol, and the President of Cowie Inc., Louis Lévesque, are pleased to announce the signing of a distribution agreement for seafood product transformation, signed Cowie. This agreement between the major Quebec-based distributor and the transformation plant established since 1985 in Granby, Montérégie represents a milestone for the HRI sector in Quebec in terms of seafood procurement, both in innovation and high quality products.
« It’s a true privilege for us to offer a wider variety of high quality seafood products to our network’s clients, especially products that are transformed here in Quebec. The transformation of seafood products often takes place beyond our borders, which generates less economic benefits for Quebec and Canada. This new agreement enables us to take a step toward our responsible purchasing policy, in addition to offering new products with elevated added value to meet our client’s expectations, who are becoming increasingly fond of high quality seafood« , stated Daniel Le Rossignol, during the signing of the agreement. As for Louis Lévesque, he concluded as follows: « This partnership enables us to concentrate on the development and diversification our product line through innovative and creative means. We are pleased to announce that as of today, we are improving the quality and reliability of the services with our clients in the HRI sector with this project. Alimplus has proven to be reliable for many years and is an apparent leader within the food distribution sector in Quebec. As of today, Cowie Inc. is focusing their business model on product transformation with added value and confidently relies on distributors such as Alimplus for their availability. »
For over 40 years Alimplus has been distributing food products, serving a diversified customer base in the hotel, catering and corporate sectors. Alimplus offers a broad range of products such as meat, cold cuts, fish and seafood, bakery, dairy products, dry goods and non-food products. No matter if they’re fresh or frozen, the distributor of food products, Alimplus, offers products that meet all of their clients’ needs. Visit their website for more information: http://www.alimplus.com/
About Cowie Inc.
Located in Granby, Montérégie and founded in 1985, Cowie Inc. was acquired by Louis Lévesque in October, 2017. The company specializes in seafood product transformation and supplies several major distributors in the food industry. The 50,000 square foot plant employs about fifty workers. The transformation plan that falls under federal jurisdiction and with BRC, HACCP, MSC & ÉCOCERT certification, is equipped with advanced technology, sophisticated equipment and flexibility in terms of organizational versatility. It meets the strictest hygiene standards in the industry. Visit their website for more information: http://www.cowieinc.com
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