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Ex-Legumex crush plant gets new owners, supply deal

Canada’s top grain handler is set to start feeding canola to a U.S. West Coast crushing plant now half-owned by the Prairie company’s parent firm. Regina-based Viterra, the grain handling arm of multinational commodity firm Glencore, on Tuesday announced a supply and marketing deal with Pacific Coast Canola (PCC), a next-to-new crush plant at Warden, Wash., […] Read more

Winnipeg-based Legumex Walker’s pulse plants are Scoular’s first major play in the Prairie crops sector. (Dave Bedard photo)

Legumex Walker shareholders approve sale

Shareholders in Prairie special crops processor Legumex Walker have voted to take a deal for their company’s assets from U.S. grain firm Scoular. Winnipeg-based Legumex reported Monday that shareholders representing just over 76 per cent of its stock have voted 99.6 per cent in favour of selling the company’s special crops division to the Scoular […] Read more

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Legumex Walker puts sale, merger options on table

Pulse, canola and special-crop processing firm Legumex Walker has declared itself open to “strategic alternatives” for its future, including a sale or merger. The publicly-traded Winnipeg company said Monday its board of directors has set up a review committee to “identify and consider strategic and financial alternatives… with the ultimate goal of maximizing shareholder value.” […] Read more