ADM acquires pulse operation in Canada

CHICAGO — ADM has acquired Prairie Pulse Inc., house owners of a pulse crop cleansing, milling and packaging facility in Vanscoy, Sask., doubling its pulse footprint within the area.

Prairie Pulse’s operations in Vanscoy embrace origination, 12,000 tonnes of bulk storage, cleansing, milling, sorting, sizing and bagging. The heart beat dehulling and splitting facility transforms lentils, chickpeas and peas into shelf- and food-ready merchandise for home and worldwide consumption. Monetary phrases of the acquisition introduced July 5 weren’t disclosed.

“Every thing at ADM begins with the farmer,” stated Aaron Brown, business supervisor at ADM. “Their success is our success, and we’re excited to strengthen {our relationships} with Canadian pulse growers by means of the acquisition of Prairie Pulse. This addition additionally expands our capabilities to fulfill the wants of our downstream prospects, who’re more and more pulses as protein sources for each human and animal diet merchandise.”

ADM’s present providers and operations in Saskatchewan embrace pulse origination and cleansing in North Battleford, canola crushing in Lloydminster, oilseed sourcing in Watson, and fertilizer gross sales and distribution in Lajord and Yorkton.

“That is an thrilling alternative for Prairie Pulse, our workers, and prospects,” stated Allan Wagner, chief government officer of Prairie Pulse. “ADM is a worldwide chief in agribusiness, transportation and processing, in addition to the fast-growing different protein sector that our merchandise serve. I’m excited, honored and proud to hitch the ADM group, whose steerage, energy and management shall be an amazing enhance to our efforts to keep up, increase and develop our enterprise.”