Companies that buy off-grade canola

October 8, 2014 - Issue 27

Here is a list of companies that buy high-green, heated or other off-grade canola. Email Jay Whetter to update contact information or to have companies added or removed.

Updated May 17, 2019

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.

Other companies that buy off-grade canola:

  • Alberta Feed Grain, Barrhead, Alta. CGC licensed/bonded. P: Jason Semler, general manager, 780-206-1234 (cell) W:
  • All Peace Industries, High Prairie, Alta. P: Stan Peacock at
  • C.B. Constantini Ltd with locations in Vancouver, Lethbridge and Saskatoon. W: P: 604-669-1212 Toll free: 1-800-665-5500
  • Cornine Commodities, Lacombe, Alta. P: 1-888-882-7803 W:
  • Eagle Commodities Ltd., Lethbridge, Alta. Contact Tyson Bosch. P: 403-328-9191 E: W:
  • G.V. Colony Farming Company Ltd., Grande Prairie, Alta. (buys more green than heated) P: James Hofer at 780-831-5928 E:
  • GrainCorp, based in Calgary, Alta. with elevator locations in Alberta and Saskatchewan. P: 403-874-1505 W:
  • JGL Commodities, Moose Jaw, Sask., P: 1-877-907-1517 W:
  • North East Prairie Grain, Tisdale, Sask. P: 306-873-3551 E: W:
  • O&T Farms, Regina, Sask., P: 1-888-894-3386 W:
  • Rayglen Commodities, Saskatoon. P: 1-800-729-4536 W:
  • R.K. Heggie Grain Ltd., Raymond, Alta. P: Gary Snedden, grain marketing manager, at 1-800-265-9886 or cell 403-308-3417
  • Shafer Commodities in Morden, Man. Contact trader Heather Halstead P: 204-822-6275 E:
  • Swanson Ranch Ltd., Provost, Alta. Will take badly heated (50%+) for rations. P: Wyett Swanson at 780-209-0287 or 780-753-6490
  • Trouw Nutrition (was Hi-Pro), with locations in Lethbridge and Sherwood Park, Alta. P: 403-938-8373 E: W:
  • Westcan Feed & Grain, Grande Prairie, Alta. Buys green or heated canola from anywhere in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. Offers on-farm pickup. P: 1-877-250-5252 or 780-532-6470 W:
  • Western Commodities, Tisdale, Sask., P: 1-877-695-6461 W:
  • Wilbur-Ellis Nutrition, Lethbridge County, Alta., P: 1-888-516-8845 W:
  • Wright Ag Renewables Ltd., Lacombe, Alta. P: 403-340-6846 or 403-782-5703 E:

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

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