Ste. Agathe based Associated Proteins will be working on a feasibility study over the winter months examining whether the oilseed crusher should double its capacity.

Director of Marketing Rob Teffaine notes currently 1000 metric tonnes of canola is processed per day. 


Strong uptake of the facility's expeller pressed oil led to the consideration of the expansion. 


Teffaine notes no firm date has been set for when construction on the expansion may begin.