Nearly a thousand workers at Cargill’s Dunlop beef processing facility at Guelph, Ont. are on strike, as of 12:01am on Monday, May 27, according to their union. The workers, who are members of the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 175, voted against a negotiated settlement on Sunday. The union says it has raised… Read More

There has been a tremendous amount of fanfare and anticipation regarding the intended expansion of canola crushing capacity on the Canadian Prairies, driven mainly by expected demand for renewable diesel across North America. Companies such as Cargill, Richardson, Federated Co-op, Viterra, Bunge, and Ceres Global Ag have all jumped into the fray, announcing hundreds of… Read More

Cargill has broken ground on its $350 million canola processing facility at Regina, Saskatchewan. The new facility is projected to have an annual production capacity of 1 million metric tons and will support the growing global demand for canola products, the company says. Cargill anticipates the project to be completed by 2024. The new facility is… Read More

As of November 1, the Canadian Grain Commission (CGC) says it has received 23 formal complaints from producers about delayed payments for grain delivered to Cargill over the past several months. Twenty-one of the 23 complaints have been resolved, while two are pending resolution, says CGC spokesperson Remi Gosselin. The complaints have been filed by… Read More

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


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