Cargill’s Clavet canola plant crushing it
Cargill, one of the world’s largest food and agriculture companies, has formally opened a canola processing plant in Clavet, Sask., a village about 30 kilometres southeast of Saskatoon.
According to the company, the plant will have the capacity to refine up to one billion pounds (about 453,000 metric tonnes) of canola annually, making it Cargill’s largetst refinery in North America. The facility will also be the largest integrated crush and refining facility in the world.
The product “is ‘clear value 65’ canola that goes into the McDonald’s fry solution” and is shipped throughout the world. It will take 30 people to run the facility.