Viterra Inc. and Cigi (Canadian International Grains Institute) announced today that Viterra is investing $1 million to support Cigi in its ongoing efforts to promote Canadian field crops to customers in domestic and international markets. As a result of this partnership, Cigi’s main classroom with be renamed the “Viterra Knowledge Centre.”
From the press release:
“Cigi has an excellent international reputation for delivering customized training programs and technical expertise to farmers and end users. Their work has helped to enhance Canada’s position as a reliable supplier of safe and high quality grains, oilseeds and pulses,” said Kyle Jeworski, Viterra’s President and CEO for North America.
“This is a milestone day for Cigi,” said Earl Geddes, Cigi CEO. “It marks the first time in the new marketing era that an industry partner has made such a significant financial contribution in support of our work and mission to create a global advantage for Canadian field crops. Not only does this $1 million investment symbolize Viterra’s leadership in Canada’s grain industry, it shows their commitment to a vision that will see Cigi build and grow its efforts to serve the domestic industry and international customers.”