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Canadian canola crush sets new weekly record

Canada’s canola crush hit a new weekly record during the week ended Wednesday, with processors across the country operating at nearly full capacity. The canola crush during the week ended March 22 came in at 208,268 tonnes, according to the most recent Canadian Oilseed Processors Association report. That puts the crush capacity utilization for the […] Read more

Richardson cranking up canola crush, throughput at Lethbridge

Agrifood firm Richardson International plans to put up $120 million to dial up the processing capacity of its canola crushing plant in southern Alberta by over 55 per cent. Privately-held, Winnipeg-based Richardson said Wednesday the new upgrades at its Lethbridge plant are expected to boost its peak annual crush to over 700,000 tonnes of canola per year, […] Read more

Declining canola crush margins start to be felt

CNS Canada –– Declining canola crush margins are finally starting to be felt in the Canadian processing sector. The weekly crush pace took a hit, in the latest report from the Canadian Oilseed Processors Association. Domestic crushers processed only 126,917 tonnes of canola during the week ended Wednesday, according to COPA data. That figure represents […] Read more