Viterra Inc.

Viterra Inc.

June 21, 2011 10:24 ET

Viterra Expands Gull Lake Terminal

REGINA, SASKATCHEWAN--(Marketwire - June 21, 2011) - Viterra Inc. (TSX:VT)(ASX:VTA) is pleased to announce the expansion of the Viterra Gull Lake terminal, providing a significant increase to grain handling capacity.

Viterra Gull Lake previously offered a 56 rail car facility located on the Canadian Pacific (CP) rail line, which has been expanded to 112 car spots to accommodate heavy production in the Southwestern Saskatchewan area. Terminal storage capacity has also been increased by 37 percent.

"The expansion of the Viterra Gull Lake terminal is part of our commitment to enhancing the quality of service Viterra provides to both farmers and destination customers. This infrastructure investment ensures the more efficient movement of grains and oilseeds, and we are pleased to have worked with CP to realize this advancement," said Bob Miller, Viterra's Senior Vice-President for Grain, North America.

As a leading agribusiness, Viterra loads more than 200,000 railcars and about 400 ships in Canada and Australia annually and is dedicated to the ongoing development of superior transportation performance.

About Viterra

Viterra provides premium quality ingredients to leading global food manufacturers. Headquartered in Canada, the global agri-business has extensive operations across Canada, the United States, Australia, and New Zealand. Our growing international presence also extends to offices in Japan, Singapore, China, Switzerland, Italy, Ukraine, Germany and India. Driven by an entrepreneurial spirit, we operate in 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.

Contact Information

  • Viterra Inc.
    Gail Bryanton
    Investor Relations and Corporate Affairs
    (306) 569-4876