Denver / CO. (am) Having announced its intent on August 20, Ardent Mills, the premier flour-milling and ingredient company, shared now that it has finalized the deal to purchase the Mondelez Canada flour mill located in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. The mill produces hard and soft wheat flour for its Canadian bakeries and a number of food manufacturing customers.
According to Ardent Mills, the Mississauga mill will add to its capabilities to serve food manufacturers across Canada, and will support Ardent Mills’ vision of being the trusted partner in nurturing its customers, consumers and communities through innovative and nutritious grain-based solutions. More than 30 existing team members have joined Ardent Mills with the close of the transaction.
«We are nimble and entrepreneurial. Acquiring this mill is consistent with our strategies for growth and our desire to help our customers win», said Dan Dye, Ardent Mills Chief Executive Officer. «There is a strong team in place at the mill, and we are pleased to have them join Ardent Mills. We expect a very smooth transition as we serve our Canadian customers and ultimately consumers with safe, nutritious grain-based products. We are excited about this mill’s future and we are confident we can leverage our innovation and supply chain capabilities going forward».
Ardent Mills also has milling operations in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan and Montreal, Quebec as well as a bakery-mix facility in Burlington and an administrative/sales office in Brampton, Ontario.
About Ardent Mills
Ardent Mills combines the operations of ConAgra Mills and Horizon Milling, a Cargill / CHS joint venture. Ardent Mills´ operations and services are supported by 40 flour mills, three bakery-mix facilities and a specialty bakery, all located in the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico. Rooted in communities throughout North America, Ardent Mills employs more than 100 certified millers, supporting thousands of local jobs and contributing billions of US-Dollars to local economies (Image: pexels.com).