Lakeside Produce Files for Bankruptcy
LEAMINGTON, ONTARIO - Public records from the Government of Canada Bankruptcy and Insolvency Records and Industry Canada have revealed that Lakeside Produce has filed for bankruptcy, owing $188 million (CAD) to creditors.
In documents sent to AndNowUKnow from the Document Centre of Ernst & Young, Inc., the appointed trustee of the estate, the unsecured creditors listed include United States and Canadian produce suppliers, retail and foodservice buyers, and transportation companies.
Ernst & Young was appointed as trustee of the estate of the bankrupt by the official receiver, subject to affirmation by the creditors of the trustee’s appointment or substitution of another trustee by the creditors. To be entitled to vote at the meeting, a creditor must file with the trustee, before the meeting, a proof of claim and, where necessary, a proxy.
The first meeting of creditors of the bankrupt will be held on February 2, 2023, at 1 p.m. via conference call or phone.
A document from the Government of Canada Bankruptcy and Insolvency Records and Industry Canada made Lakeside’s bankruptcy documents available to the public.
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