Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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WINNIPEG. x-13s. A new plant that specializes in pea protein is slated to be built near Portage La Prairie, Manitoba. Roquette, a French company, has chosen the site for a facility that will employ about 150 people. Manitoba Agriculture Minister Ralph Eichler (IKE'-lurr) says the province has put up 6.8-million dollars for upgrades to the municipal water and sewer system.

("...the upgrades.") (SOURCE:The Canadian Press)

TAG: Eichler says peas are a sustainable crop and good for the environment, because they need less water and nitrogen than other crops. Construction is scheduled to start before the end of the year.

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