Viterra Inc.

Viterra Inc.

April 03, 2009 11:47 ET

Viterra Recognized With Two Paragon Awards

REGINA, SASKATCHEWAN--(Marketwire - April 3, 2009) - Viterra Inc. (TSX:VT) is pleased to announce it is the recipient of the Paragon Business of the Year and Export Achievement awards sponsored by the Regina & District Chamber of Commerce.

The Paragon Export Achievement award acknowledges companies with exceptional performance in exporting Saskatchewan goods and services nationally and/or internationally. The Business of the Year award celebrates the accomplishments of a business that demonstrates exceptional performance in the manufacturing, industrial, retail or service sector.

"It is an honour to stand among a fine group of companies who have been chosen as winners in this year's Paragon awards," said Mayo Schmidt, President and CEO of Viterra. "Our employees' daily contributions and commitment to high performance are the keys to our success. From our research and development capabilities to our strong business relationships with our suppliers, producers and destination customers, we are moving quality ingredients from areas of surplus to areas of need. We are proud members of the Regina community and all the communities where we work and live around the world."

Viterra was recognized at the 2009 Paragon Awards gala on April 2nd at Evraz Place in Regina, Saskatchewan.

Viterra Inc. is Canada's leading agribusiness, with extensive operations and distribution capabilities across Western Canada, and with operations in the United States, Japan, Singapore and Geneva. The Company is diversified into sales and services of crop inputs and equipment, grain handling and marketing, livestock feed, agri-food processing and financial products. These operations are complemented by value-added businesses and strategic alliances, which allow Viterra to leverage its pivotal position between Prairie farmers and destination customers. The Company's common shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol VT.

Contact Information

  • Viterra Inc.
    Peter Flengeris
    Investor Relations and Corporate Affairs
    (306) 569-4810