Viterra Inc.

Viterra Inc.

February 22, 2012 11:00 ET

Viterra Enhances Country Operations through Expansion of Fairlight Country Grain Elevator

REGINA, SASKATCHEWAN--(Marketwire - Feb. 22, 2012) - Viterra Inc. ("Viterra") (TSX:VT) (ASX:VTA) is pleased to announce the expansion of its Fairlight, Saskatchewan grain elevator, increasing the facility to 100 rail car spotting capability with greater storage capacity.

"Viterra's investment in this facility will ensure more efficient movement of grains and oilseeds for our customers. This investment demonstrates our commitment to provide quality service to both farmers and destination customers. As we continue to expand capacity and increase efficiency, we provide additional value to our customers," said Bob Miller, Viterra's Senior Vice-President of Grain, North America.

Andy Gonta, Vice-President CN Bulk Sales & Marketing said CN was pleased to work with Viterra on this expansion project. "Viterra's expansion of its Fairlight facility, coupled with the strength of CN's Scheduled Grain Service Plan, will enhance our joint ability to meet the shipping and handling needs of Southeastern Saskatchewan grain farmers."

Viterra is committed to ongoing operational advancements across the Prairie provinces to facilitate efficiencies for its customers.

About Viterra Inc.

Viterra provides premium quality ingredients to leading global food manufacturers. Headquartered in Canada, the global agribusiness has extensive operations across Canada, the United States, Australia, New Zealand, and China. Our growing international presence also extends to offices in Japan, Singapore, Switzerland, Italy, Ukraine, Germany, Spain and India. Driven by an entrepreneurial spirit, Viterra operates three distinct businesses: grain handling and marketing, agri-products, and processing. Viterra's expertise, close relationships with producers and superior logistical assets allow the Company to consistently meet the needs of the most discerning end-use customers, helping to fulfill the nutritional needs of people around the world.

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