Viterra Establishes New International Office in Germany

Nov 8, 2010 | Corporate Member News

Viterra Inc. (“Viterra”) (TSX:VT) (ASX:VTA) is pleased to announce it has opened a new office in Hamburg, Germany, further strengthening Viterra’s market intelligence network in Europe.

“Over the last several months, we have taken decisive steps to enhance our competitive position as a preferred supplier of food ingredients in the international marketplace. Our entry into Germany adds to our extensive reach in the northern hemisphere, strengthening our ability to satisfy demand in European destination markets and beyond,” said Don Chapman, Viterra’s Senior Vice-President, International Grain.

The office will focus on the company’s core commodities including wheat, barley and canola, and perform several strategic functions.

“Our Hamburg location is an ideal fit in our international structure, allowing Viterra to originate grains and oilseeds from France and Germany, facilitate further trade within the EU, and increase imports and exports to and from Europe,” said Christian Joerg, Vice-President and Managing Director, Europe.

About ViterraViterra Inc. provides premium quality ingredients to leading global food manufacturers. Headquartered in Canada, the global agribusiness has extensive operations across Western Canada, the United States, Australia, and New Zealand, with Adelaide, Australia as the base for Viterra’s Southeast Asian operations. Our growing international presence also extends to offices in Japan, Singapore, China, Switzerland, Italy, Ukraine and Germany. Driven by an entrepreneurial spirit, we operate in three distinct businesses: grain handling and marketing, agri-products, and value-added processing. Our 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.
Peter Flengeris
Investor Relations and Corporate Affairs
(306) 569-4810
http://www.viterra.com/

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