Nova Scotia ice cream maker Scotsburn buys Quebec company

Scotsburn will maintain Les Aliments Lebel's 160-people workforce

Scotsburn Ice Cream Co. has completed its purchase of Quebec-based Les Aliments Lebel Inc.

The company based in Truro, N.S., did not disclose the purchase price of the ice cream manufacturer in Lachute, Que.

It says the plant in Lachute will continue to operate and be led by Gaetan Lebel, the company's president and founder.

Scotsburn says Lebel's workforce of 160 people will be maintained.

The deal was closed late Monday and has received regulatory approval.

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