Press Releases

Plant 1 – Fire – April 4, 2019

April 5, 2019

Oxford Frozen Foods Limited had a fire on the evening of April 4th shortly before 7:00pm at its blueberry and carrot processing facility located in Oxford, N.S. The fire started in stacked empty cardboard packaging and was contained to this storage area within the facility. No one was hurt and there was no structural or…

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Wild Blueberry Processing Plant opens in Acadian Peninsula

July 20, 2016

The Acadian Wild Blueberry Company has built a new wild blueberry processing facility over the last 18 months and today marks its official opening. It fulfills a commitment by Oxford Frozen Foods to build a new facility in the area. It is ready to process fresh to frozen wild blueberries for the 2016 harvest in…

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Hillaton Foods Limited – Closure of Operations

November 3, 2015

November 2, 2015 Hillaton Foods Limited – Closure of Operations Hillaton Foods is a division of Oxford Frozen Foods located near Canning in the Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia. It’s primary operation has been the processing and freezing of carrots for the North American market. The factory was built many years ago and located here with…

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Appetizer Restructuring

March 27, 2015

March 25, 2015 Appetizer Restructuring Production Improvements due to recent modifications and equipment upgrades at our Appetizer facility has led to a restructuring of shift schedules. The new structure will have two teams instead of three. This change will be effective May 19th for our Spring onion production startup. These positive results have made us…

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Oxford Frozen Foods Purchases Rainbow Assets

June 27, 2014

27/06/2014 Oxford Frozen Foods has been advised by the Receiver for Rainbow Farms that it has been successful in its bid for the assets of Rainbow consisting of a building in Rawdon, NS and various pieces of wild blueberry land, woodlots and other land in Nova Scotia.  The Company is pleased to be able to…

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Oxford Announces Expansion in New Brunswick

November 1, 2013

Oxford Frozen Foods Ltd. investing in New Brunswick NB Oct. 31, 2013 SAINT-ISIDORE (GNB) – Oxford Frozen Foods Ltd. is investing $184 million to construct a new processing facility, develop wild blueberry fields and create up to 300 jobs on the Acadian Peninsula. “Investing in the value-added food sector and in New Brunswick workers is…

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Oxford Frozen Foods has been Selected as One of Canada’s Best Managed Companies

March 13, 2013

13/03/2013 Oxford Frozen Foods, and the Oxford Food Group of Companies including Hillaton, Peninsula Foods, Bragg Lumber, Maine Wild and Cherryfield Foods, is pleased to announce its selection as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies for 2012. The national award established in 1993, recognizes Canadian companies that have first class business practices. Companies are assessed…

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Oxford Frozen Foods’ South Canoe Wind Project Wins Contract

August 16, 2012

Oxford Frozen Foods is pleased to announce its successful bid to build and operate a 78 megawatt wind farm in the area known as South Canoe, in Southern Nova Scotia. The contract has been awarded by the REA (Renewable Electricity Administrator) in an independently run process to ensure the Province obtained the most competitive bid…

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