Cargill’s Better Beef processing plant at Guelph is set to re-open December 29, after closing at the end of day December 17, due to increasing COVID-19 infections within staff and the community population. A spokesperson for Cargill says the company plans to re-open the Guelph-Dunlop primary beef facility on Tuesday, after “careful deliberations among Cargill… Read More

Cargill has announced it has begun the process to temporarily idle its Guelph protein processing facility, due to “community-wide” impacts of COVID-19. The plant will close end of day December 17 for an undisclosed amount of time. Currently, the plant has had 68 employees test positive for the virus out of 1,000 employees. A spokesperson… Read More

Editors Note: Given the fluid nature of the COVID-19 pandemic, this information will continue to be updated. Last update: April 21, 2020, 2:00PM MST. There have been 360 cases of COVID-19 linked to Cargill’s beef packing plant at High River, Alberta, as of Tuesday afternoon. Alberta’s Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Deena Hinshaw shared… Read More

The Canadian Competition Bureau says it has received the required court approvals to move ahead with its investigation into allegations of anti-competitive interactions between several major crop input suppliers and Farmers Business Network (FBN) Canada. The bureau says it obtained court orders on February 11, requiring BASF, Bayer, Cargill, Corteva, Federated Coop, Univar Solutions, and… Read More

News of Cargill spinning off its malting business was first announced last December. The deal to sell the global malt business to Axreal’s subsidary, Boortmalt, has officially closed, as of October 31. Boortmalt’s parent company, Axreal, is France’s largest grain cooperative. Cargill had one lone malting company in Canada — Prairie Malt, based at Biggar,… Read More

 

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