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Parrish & Heimbecker, Limited provides 88,282 meals to Drive Away Hunger Campaign

February 14, 2024 | Eastern Canada

As part of the 2023 FCC Drive Away Hunger campaign, Parrish & Heimbecker, Ltd. provided an equivalent of 88,282 meals to food banks across Canada.

Over the past few months, P&H collected non-perishable food items and monetary donations from staff, customers and community members. Each donation was matched, pound for dollar and dollar for dollar, and given to local food banks throughout Canada to help alleviate food insecurity for people in our communities.

This year P&H’s company-wide (Grain and Crop Inputs, P&H Milling and New-Life Mills) totals came to over 7000 lbs. of food and $40,000 in financial donations to both local and provincial food banks. The Canadian ag and food industry collectively provided an incredible 143 million meals during the 2023 Drive Away Hunger campaign. (more…)

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P&H, FCC Partner for $3,000 Donation to CASA Ag Safety Week

January 19, 2024 | Uncategorized

Parrish & Heimbecker, Limited has partnered with FCC to donate $3000 towards the Canadian Agricultural Safety Association’s Agricultural Safety Week.

On behalf of P&H, Farm Credit Canada has generously donated $1500 to the Canadian Ag Safety Association. P&H has matched FCC’s donation, effectively doubling the impact to reach a total contribution of $3000 towards this important cause. (more…)

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Parrish & Heimbecker, Limited Introduces the Passion & Heart Scholarship for Post-Secondary Students

September 13, 2023 | Uncategorized

Parrish & Heimbecker, Limited (P&H) announces the launch of the Passion & Heart Scholarship, a new initiative aimed at supporting the educational aspirations of promising students in the fields of agriculture, business & economics, and other related programs crucial to the agricultural industry.

“This scholarship underscores our commitment to nurturing talent and fostering growth within our industry.” – Anthony Kulbacki, President, P&H, Grain Division.

P&H will award $2,000 to one undergraduate student attending school or residing in each of the provinces of Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Ontario, and Saskatchewan for the following school year. Further details about the Passion & Heart Scholarship and application can be found here.

The Passion & Heart Scholarship is a testament to P&H’s commitment to the future of agriculture and its related sectors. By empowering talented students to achieve their educational goals, P&H aims to contribute to the growth and sustainability of the industry.

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Letters to the editor – January 30, 2020 – Let P&H keep two elevators

January 31, 2020 | Uncategorized

OPINION (click for original letter): producer.com

A few days ago I received a phone call from a Canada Competition Bureau agent with reference to the recent acquisition of 10 former Louis Dreyfus Company elevators by Parrish and Heimbecker.

The Competition Bureau has recently filed an application to order P&H to sell either their current Moosomin location or their newly purchased Virden elevator.  The reason given is that P&H now controls two elevators along 180 kilometres of Highway No. 1, putting area producers at a perceived competitive disadvantage. 

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Commissions Grain industry ownership didn’t follow the ABCs

November 12, 2019 | Uncategorized

Written by: Tom Steve, General Manager | Alberta Wheat and Barley Commissions

If you’ve been around the grain industry for any amount of time, as I have, you’ve probably heard of the ABCD companies. The acronym represents the multinational firms Archer Daniels Midland (ADM), Bunge, Cargill and Louis Dreyfus.

The ABCD companies are thought to control about 70 per cent of the global grain trade, so when Louis Dreyfus recently sold its grain handling network in Canada to Parrish and Heimbecker, it made me think how much times have changed.

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Parrish & Heimbecker, Limited, continues investment in grain supply chain with acquisition of 10 Louis Dreyfus Company locations

September 4, 2019 | Uncategorized

Deal significantly expands P&H’s grain and crop input footprint across Western Canada

WINNIPEG, MB. (Sept. 4, 2019) – Parrish & Heimbecker, Limited (P&H), announced today the strategic acquisition of 10 Louis Dreyfus Company (LDC) locations to significantly expand P&H’s grain and crop input offerings across new geographies as the company strengthens its leadership position in the grain supply and crop input markets.

P&H will acquire 10 LDC locations across Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia, providing farmer customers with increased access to more competitive offerings in grain trading, handling and merchandising, as well as full-range crop input products backed by leading agronomic solutions. The company continues its capital investment in growing a more competitive grain supply chain across Canada, including expanding grain terminals, flour milling facilities, feed mills and elevators. (more…)

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