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P.E.I. Brewing Company receives $1.25M for new equipment, expansion

The P.E.I. Brewing Company has received over $1.25 million in repayable loans from the federal and provincial governments to purchase new equipment, expand its facility and to add three jobs.

The province is chipping in $754,132

The federal and provincial governments are both contributing. (Ken Linton/CBC)

The P.E.I. Brewing Company has received over $1.25 million in repayable loans from the federal and provincial governments to purchase new equipment, expand its facility and add three jobs.

The Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA) is providing $500,000 in loans for the new equipment and for the company to add roughly 1,000 sq. ft. to its production facility, according to a government news release.

The loans will also help the brewing company add three jobs, the government release says. (Ken Linton/CBC)

The loans will also help the brewing company add three jobs, the release added.

The province is chipping in $754,132 in loans to assist.

"We have expanded our production and added two new 15,000 litre tanks to our brewery helping us become a prominent export product from Prince Edward Island," said Jeff Squires, the president of P.E.I. Brewing Company, in the release.

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