Saskatoon, SK – Alberta beef packers are receiving yet another round of subsidies from the Alberta and federal governments. On February 11<span class="s1"<span class="nfu nfu-angle-double-right"
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an announcement was made that XL Foods (a Nilsson Bros. company) will receive $1.6 million in Growing Forward/ALMA funding over the next two years to increase the value-added production capacity of their Lakeside plant located in Brooks. That follows closely on the heels of the $3 million awarded to Cargill Meat Solutions to “improve operational efficiencies” at its High River Plant.