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Mar. 15, 2021

Richardson Plans New High Throughput Grain Elevator in Swan River, Manitoba

March 15, 2021 (Winnipeg, MB) – Richardson Pioneer Limited announces plans to build a new high throughput grain elevator in Swan River, Manitoba, effectively replacing the existing wood crib workhouse at the site. The redevelopment project begins in the spring of 2021 and is slated for completion by August 2022. Richardson is committed to providing grower customers with best in...

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Dec. 03, 2020

Richardson to Build New High Throughput Grain Elevator in Huallen, Alberta

December 3, 2020 (Winnipeg, MB) – Richardson Pioneer Limited is pleased to announce plans to build a new high throughput grain elevator at Huallen, Alberta, located 35 kilometres west of Grande Prairie on Highway 43. Construction is currently underway and is expected to be completed by the fall of 2021. Richardson is committed to providing grower customers with best in...

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Feb. 25, 2019

RICHARDSON INTERNATIONAL COMPLETES THE ACQUISITION OF A LEADING U.S. COOKING OIL BRAND, WESSON®, AND MEMPHIS PRODUCTION FACILITY

Richardson is committed to maintaining the Wesson brand in the marketplace and through investment and innovation, will continue to build the business. February 25, 2019 (Winnipeg, MB) — Richardson International Limited (“Richardson”) is pleased to announce that the acquisition of Wesson, a leading U.S. premium retail brand of cooking oils, previously announced on December 18, 2018, has closed following satisfaction of...

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Feb. 20, 2019

RICHARDSON ACQUIRES NEW CROP INPUTS BUSINESS IN NORTHERN ALBERTA

February 20, 2019 (Winnipeg, MB) – Richardson International Limited is pleased to announce the acquisition of Agland Seed and Chemical Ltd., a retail crop inputs location in the community of La Crete, Alberta. The transaction closed on February 19, 2019. “With Ag Business Centres throughout the Peace River region of Alberta, the La Crete location will complement our existing Richardson...

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Dec. 18, 2018

RICHARDSON INTERNATIONAL TO ACQUIRE A LEADING U.S. COOKING OIL BRAND, WESSON®, AND MEMPHIS PRODUCTION FACILITY

Richardson is looking forward to working to bring true “farm to table” innovation and capabilities to the existing facility in Memphis, TN. December 18, 2018 (Winnipeg, MB) — Richardson International Limited (“Richardson”) is pleased to announce an agreement with Conagra Brands, Inc. for the purchase of Wesson, a leading U.S. retail brand of canola and vegetable cooking oils. Wesson has been...

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Nov. 26, 2018

Farmers Edge and Richardson Pioneer Announce Exclusive Partnership to Boost Farm Digitization Across Western Canada

The companies will merge their strengths in agribusiness and AI-based decision agriculture technology to deliver unique digital agriculture products to growers across Western Canada.   WINNIPEG, Manitoba– November 26, 2018 — Farmers Edge, a global leader in decision agriculture, and Richardson Pioneer Limited, a subsidiary of Canada’s leading agribusiness Richardson International, announced an exclusive, multi-year partnership that will distribute digital precision...

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Jul. 30, 2018

RICHARDSON PIONEER TO BUILD FULLY-EQUIPPED INPUTS FACILITY IN DELISLE, SASKATCHEWAN

July 30, 2018 (Winnipeg, MB) – Richardson International Limited is pleased to announce the expansion of its Richardson Pioneer retail crop inputs network in Western Canada with the addition of a new, full-service facility in Delisle, located southwest of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Construction at the site is expected to begin later this month and it is anticipated the location will be operational...

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Dec. 11, 2017

RICHARDSON ACQUIRES NEW CROP INPUTS BUSINESS IN SOUTHERN MANITOBA

RICHARDSON ACQUIRES NEW CROP INPUTS BUSINESS IN SOUTHERN MANITOBA December 11, 2017 (Winnipeg, MB) – Richardson International Limited is adding another crop inputs location to its growing network of retail crop inputs centres across the Prairies. Today, the company announced the acquisition of Bestland Air Ltd., an independent crop inputs retailer located near Starbuck, Manitoba. The transaction closed on December...

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Oct. 31, 2017

RICHARDSON ACQUIRES 10 RETAIL CROP INPUTS LOCATIONS FROM CHS CANADA

October 31, 2017 (Winnipeg, MB) – Richardson International Limited continues to expand its retail crop inputs network across the Prairies. Today, the company announced the acquisition of 10 retail crop inputs locations in Western Canada from CHS Canada LP. The transaction is expected to close in November. Richardson will acquire nine crop inputs locations in Alberta – Alix, Beiseker, Bow...

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Jul. 28, 2017

Richardson is Host to Youth CEO participant

Our Winnipeg office had the pleasure of having Anaka join our team as a participant in the Youth CEO (Creative Employment Opportunities) program that helps connect recent high school grads from our community to some of Manitoba’s leading businesses. Throughout the week, Anaka spent time working alongside employees in Human Resources, Oilseed Products, Quality Assurance, Communications, Transportation, Management Information Systems,...

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Jul. 24, 2017

The Muenster Community Playground Gets a Second Chance

Richardson has always been committed to supporting its communities. What’s particularly special for us is when we not only get to support a local project by providing them with the funds they require to see it through, but when we also get to be part of the team that truly makes it all come together, like we were able to with...

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Jul. 11, 2017

Kelburn Farm Celebrates 20 Years of Growth

This year marks 20 years since Kelburn Farm became Richardson’s first research and demonstration farm. After the flood of the century in 1997, Richardson transitioned Kelburn Farm from a commercial grain farm into a research and demonstration farm. Twenty years later, Kelburn has become a showcase farm for agriculture in Western Canada. We work closely with our sponsors, the agriculture...