The iconic Betty Bread line, produced by Boulangerie Lanthier Bakery, of Alexandria, has been purchased by La Boulangerie Auger, of St-Jérôme.
The family-owned local bakery, founded in 1932, will continue to produce its other brands.
Boulangerie Auger says the Betty Bread brand, with sales of $20 million a year, will help the Québec business carve out a large slice of the Ontario market.
Police raided an Alexandria metal reycling operation early last Thursday as part of an investigation into an alleged multi-million-dollar “complex” tax evasion scheme.
Officers executed a search warrant at Kenyon Auto Centre on County Road 45 March 16 during Opération Nobélium, a two-year Sûreté du Québec probe of a series of transactions that allegedly defrauded the Québec government of $17 million in tax revenue over a period of 19 months.
More details in the March 22 edition of The Glengarry News
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