Companies that buy high-green canola

October 8, 2014 - Issue 27

We’re compiling a list of companies that will bid on high-green or low-grade canola. Many will buy heated canola. Email Jay Whetter if your company takes high green or off-grade canola and is not on this list.

Contact any of the crush plants. They will often take a range of grades.

The major crush facilities in Western Canada are:
—ADM, Lloydminster, Alta.
—Bunge, Altona, Man.
—Bunge, Fort Saskatchewan, Alta.
—Bunge, Harrowby, Man.
—Bunge, Nipawin, Sask.
—Cargill, Camrose, Alta.
—Cargill, Clavet, Sask.
—LouisDreyfus, Yorkton, Sask.
—Richardson Oilseed Limited, Yorkton, Sask.
—Richardson Oilseed Limited, Lethbridge, Alta.
—Viterra, Ste. Agathe, Man.

Contact the local plants directly or click here for a link to corporate contacts for each company.

Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture lists these companies:

—Oleet Processing in Regina,
—Milligan Biotech in Foam Lake, Sask.,
—Westcan Feed & Grain in Grande Prairie, Alta.,
—JGL Livestock Ltd. in Saskatoon, 306-374-1517
—J.H. Commodities, 306-230-8421
—MAI Global Trading Inc. Call Ian Walker at 604-392-1000. Buys green and up to 50% heated.
—Western Commodities in Tisdale, Sask., 1-877-695-6461, email rob.wct@sasktelnet
—Wilbur-Ellis (feed division) with locations in Saskatoon, Regina, Lloydminster, Lethbridge, Vancouver and Minnedosa.

Companies that have contacted us:

—Avafina Commodities, Burnaby, BC
—C.B. Constantini Ltd with locations in Vancouver, Lethbridge, Brooks and Saskatoon. Contact them at or 604-669-1212.
—Fame Biorefinery Corp., Calgary. Phone: 403-260-5239 Website:
—North East Prairie Grain, Tisdale, SK. Phone: 306-873-3551 Email: Website:
—Rayglen Commodities, Saskatoon. Phone: 1-800-729-4536 Website:
—R.K. Heggie Grain Ltd., Raymond, Alta. Call Gary Snedden, grain marketing manager, at 1-800-265-9886 or cell 403-308-3417
—Shafer Commodities in Morden, Man. Trader Heather Halstead can be reached 204-822-6275 or
—Swanson Ranch Ltd., Provost, Alta. Will take badly heated (50%+) for rations. Call Wyett Swanson at 780-209-0287 or 780-753-6490
—Westcan Feed & Grain, Grande Prairie, Alta. Buys green or heated canola from anywhere in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. Offers on-farm pickup. Call 1-877-250-5252.
—Wright Ag Renewables Ltd., Lacombe, Alta. Call 403 340 6846 or 403 782 5703.

Also check classified ads in local papers and farm papers for other buyers.

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