New Champion Petfoods facility to create hundreds of jobs in Parkland County

Monday, September 11, 2017

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A new pet food facility announced west of Edmonton in Parkland County is expected to create about 340 construction jobs and another 200 jobs at the plant itself.

Alberta-based Champion Petfoods LP is building a new state-of-the-art, custom-fitted “kitchen” to produce Acana and Orijen dog and cat food.

The 400,000 square foot “NorthStar Kitchens” will be in the Acheson industrial area, which is situated between Edmonton and Spruce Grove…

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