Valacta, the dairy production centre of expertise, improves the profitability and sustainability of dairy farms by raising producers' awareness of the many aspects of the technical and economic performance of their herd and management. Valacta is a world-class centre that shares its expertise with several countries worldwide, such as Ukraine and Brasil.

Our five key fields of intervention are:

  • Knowledge development and technology transfer to dairy producers and to the industry;
  • On-farm advisory services;
  • Data collection, sample collection and genetic certification;
  • Laboratory analysis for milk components, payment samples, reference samples, microbiology and feed;
  • Processing of dairy production data and information transfer to designated stakeholders.

Valacta is comprised of close to 300 dedicated employees serving dairy producers across Quebec and the Atlantic Provinces. According to the November 2018 edition of Les Affaires, Valacta is listed once again in the tothis year among  the 300 most important small and medium size businesses in Quebec, ranking this year in 21st position. This ranking lists companies which are owned predominantly by Quebec shareholders and employ a maximum of 300 employees. The companies are ranked based on the size of their full time employee workforce. 


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Corporate Recognitions and Awards!​


  • Employer of the year award at the 2017 Mercuriades Gala

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  • Silver - Healthy Workplace 2016
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  • Bronze at the « Prix du Canada pour l’Excellence » in 2013
  • Honorable Mention at the « Gala des Grands Prix québécois de la qualité » in 2012