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Strategic alliance between Berger and Theriault & Hachey Peat Moss

Berger and Theriault & Hachey Peat Moss are pleased to announce the signature of a strategic alliance. This alliance involves the transfer of harvesting rights of a bog in the Baie-Sainte-Anne region, in New-Brunswick.

This new bog allows Berger to ensure the continuity of its Baie-Sainte-Anne and Bay du Vin facilities for the next 40 years. “We are very pleased with this alliance. It gives us access to top-quality peat,” explained Mr. Claudin Berger, CEO. Berger has built its reputation with professional growers around the world thanks to the consistent quality of its products, which is guaranteed by access to raw material.

“This alliance enables our company to pursue its operations independently and therefore continue to serve our customers for years to come,” added Mr. Gary Williston, President of Theriault & Hachey.

This news is also beneficial for the entire Canadian peat industry. Since the bog is now under the governance of Berger, it becomes Veriflora® certified, a certification for the responsible management of peatlands.

About Berger

With over 50 years of experience, excellence, and evolution in the industry, Berger enjoys a strong international presence. Headquartered in St-Modeste, Quebec, Berger operates 12 bogs and 7 plants located throughout North America. In addition, Berger products are sold in over 20 countries worldwide. The mission of its team of 500 employees is to responsibly select and process raw materials to produce horticultural growing media. Berger’s team of specialists uses a client-focused approach to meet the specific needs of its customers’ crops. Quality, consistency, and technical expertise is our trademark.

In New-Brunswick, Berger operates bogs, a bagging plant and a mixing plant in the Baie-Sainte-Anne, Bay du Vin and Plaster Rock regions, allowing to offer employment to over 175 people. For more information, visit berger.ca

About Theriault & Hachey

Theriault & Hachey (T&H) was founded in 1963, by brothers Isaac and Louis Theriault, with assistance from Mr. Charles Hachey. From its Baie-Sainte-Anne, NB location, T&H harvests and processes peat moss and peat-based growing mixes. Thanks to their dedicated workforce of 65 employees, they have built a strong portfolio of customers in Asia, South and North America. T&H’s high-quality peat and mixes are used in industries such as horticulture, mushroom production and landscaping.

For information:               Martine Bernier

Supervisor – Communications
martineb@berger.ca

418 862-4462 # 1206