July 19, 2022 – Earlier today Cargill broke ground on its new $350 million canola processing facility in Regina, Sask.  Attached is a photo from today’s groundbreaking ceremony with suggested caption below in addition to quotes from Cargill Canada President, Jeff Vassart and Saskatchewan Premier, Scott Moe.

Cargill marked the start of construction for its new $350 million canola processing facility in Regina, Sask. with a ceremonial ground-breaking on July 19. The new state-of-the-art facility is projected to have an annual production capacity of 1 million metric tons and will support the growing global demand for canola products. Cargill anticipates the project to be completed by 2024.  The new Regina facility will be Cargill’s second canola processing facility in Saskatchewan and third in Western Canada. Pictured from left to right: Tracy Broughton, Executive Director, SaskCanola; Elder Harry Francis, Piapot First Nation; The Honourable Scott Moe, Premier of Saskatchewan; Jeff Vassart, President, Cargill Canada; Jennifer Marchand, Government and Industry Relations Leader, Canada; Jeff Pleskach, Trading Director, Cargill Canada

Jeff Vassart, President, Cargill Canada – “We’re excited to be building a new state-of-the art canola processing facility in Regina. We see strong potential in the growth and competitiveness of the canola processing industry and look forward to helping farmers across Saskatchewan access the increasing market demand.”

Hon. Scott Moe, Saskatchewan Premier – “Our government is grateful for Cargill’s investment in Saskatchewan and further supporting sustainable supply chains around the world. The investment will enhance our agricultural sector profile by bringing welcome jobs and increased value-added production, and bolster Saskatchewan’s position of becoming a global canola crush powerhouse.”

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