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Jun. 03, 2022

Richardson Pioneer Rider Nation Community Celebration Contest Winners Announced

Six communities will receive a $25,000 grant as the winners of the Richardson Pioneer Rider Nation Community Celebration contest. The Richardson Pioneer Community Celebration is bringing Grey Cup Festival excitement throughout Saskatchewan as the CFL championship heads to Regina in November this year. In addition to the $25,000 donation from Richardson Pioneer to support local sport, culture, and recreation projects,...

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May. 05, 2022

Market leader Wesson Oil returns to spotlight with major brand refresh

New packaging and “Taste what you love” campaign to debut Spring 2022 May 3, 2022 (Memphis, TN) – Wesson, America’s best-selling plant based cooking oil brand, is reinvigorating the cooking oil aisle across America for the first time in over 2 decades.* New owner, Richardson International Limited (“Richardson”), a global leader in agriculture and food processing, breathes new life into...

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Feb. 22, 2022

Richardson Pioneer leads Western Canada in 4R acres

February 24, 2022 (Winnipeg, Manitoba) – Richardson Pioneer partnered with growers on nearly half of all  acres in Western Canada reported through Fertilizer Canada’s 4R Nutrient Stewardship program last year. Richardson Pioneer is proud to be the agri-retailer for 2.24 million acres – or 43.8% of the total 5.12 million Western Canadian acres in 2021 that followed the 4R principles:...

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Aug. 10, 2021

Richardson Acquires Control Chemical Corporation, a Manufacturer of Vegetable Oil-Based Drilling Fluids

August 10, 2021 (Winnipeg, MB) – Richardson International Limited is pleased to announce the successful purchase of Control Chemical Corporation, a specialized manufacturer of environmentally safe drilling fluids and proprietary vegetable oil-based lubricants. Prior to this acquisition, Richardson was a minority shareholder in the company and has supplied raw ingredients for their products for over 30 years. “This partnership will...

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Jul. 08, 2021

Richardson to Acquire Single Largest North American Durum Miller, Italgrani USA

July 8, 2021 (Winnipeg, MB) – Richardson International Limited is pleased to announce that its subsidiary, Richardson Oilseed (US) Holdings Limited, has entered into a purchase agreement to acquire Italgrani USA Inc., the single largest durum miller in North America. Richardson has an established precedent of strategic expansion and investment and this latest announcement is an extension of a long-term...

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Jun. 14, 2021

Richardson Set to Build New High Throughput Grain Elevator in Carmichael, Saskatchewan

June 14, 2021 (Winnipeg, MB) – Richardson Pioneer Limited announces plans to build a new high throughput grain elevator in Carmichael, Saskatchewan, located 65 km west of Swift Current. Construction began earlier this month and is expected to be completed by the fall of 2022. Richardson is committed to providing grower customers with best in class facilities and services. The...

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Apr. 08, 2021

Richardson Investment at Bedford, UK Oat Mill to Increase Processing Capacity by 35%

April 8, 2021 (Winnipeg, MB) – Richardson International Limited is pleased to announce a significant investment in their Bedford, England oat mill to expand the facility and increase capacity by upwards of 35%. This latest investment will improve upon all operational aspects of the plant, from intake and warehousing capabilities to logistics and distribution. A full overhaul of the site footprint...

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Mar. 22, 2021

RICHARDSON YORKTON CRUSH PLANT TO DOUBLE ANNUAL CRUSH CAPACITY TO 2.2 MILLION METRIC TONNES

March 22, 2021 (Winnipeg, MB) – Richardson International Limited is announcing a significant investment in their canola crush plant in Yorkton, Saskatchewan. In addition to doubling its processing capacity to 2.2 million metric tonnes, the project will optimize operational efficiencies and modernize the facility to meet an ever-growing global demand for canola oil and canola meal products. When completed, the Yorkton...

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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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Nov. 16, 2020

Richardson Pioneer Commits to Leadership Role in 4R Nutrient Stewardship

With a growing population and a desire for improved diets, the UN is estimating that demand for food will increase by 70% by 2050. With a relatively static land base, Western Canadian growers will be challenged to produce more while still ensuring their practices keep land, water, and air resources productive and clean for future generations. Consumers increasingly want to...

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Jun. 01, 2020

Richardson and LNS Services Successfully Complete Construction on Port Terminal Conveyors

Richardson International engaged LNS Services — an industrial construction and maintenance contractor, to design, manufacture, and install four new and fully automated grain handling trippers at the North Vancouver port terminal facility. The equipment was developed to meet Richardson’s specific and unique operational requirements while maintaining ease of use for terminal personnel. As one of the most successful grain handling...